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  • Realism and Individualismby Mateusz W. Oleksy

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 165.00

    Realism and Individualism. Charles S. Peirce and the Threat of Modern Nominalism discusses the main problems, tenets, assumptions, and arguments involved in Charles S. Peirce's early and late realist stances and subjects to critical scrutiny the still dominant view that Pragmatic Realism merely extends or refines new arguments in support of Scholastic... more...

  • Education in Languages of Lesser Powerby Craig Alan Volker; Fred E. Anderson

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 149.00

    Pasifika peoples in Aotearoa New Zealand are amongst the fastest growing population of all the minority groups. The 2006 census shows that the Pasifika population makes up 6.9% of the total New Zealand population (Statistics New Zealand 2009). The current projections are that this figure will increase in 2026 to 18%. Many of the children who... more...

  • Language Proficiency in Native and Non-native Speakersby Jan H. Hulstijn

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 143.00

    This book, written for both seasoned and novice researchers, presents a theory of what is called Basic and Higher Language Cognition (BLC and HLC), a theory aimed at making some fundamental issues concerning first and second language learning and bilingualism (more) empirical. The first part of the book provides background for and explication of the... more...

  • Iconicityby Masako K. Hiraga; William J. Herlofsky; Kazuko Shinohara; Kimi Akita

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 158.00

    This paper reexamines the notion of diagrammatic iconicity in grammar, i.e. the isomorphism of relational structure across form and meaning. After a quick survey of the various definitions of diagrammatic iconicity, some illustrations are given from coordinating constructions. It is shown that grammatical (a)symmetry in the expression of complex events... more...

  • Language Issues in Saint Vincent and the Grenadinesby Paula Prescod

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 143.00

    Languages of the Caribbean are fascinating and have been studied extensively. It is a particularly fertile ground for the study of pidgins and creoles and the interplay of language and culture and society. However, the languages of St Vincent and the Grenadines have not received the comprehensive attention they deserve. Because the work accomplished... more...

  • Transatlantic Perspectives on Late Modern Englishby Marina Dossena

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 143.00

    This contribution explores the use of the formal resources of English (third-person singular pronouns in anaphora, sex-sensitive collocations) for “assigned gender” in a corpus of letters written by settlers of the Great Plains of the United States in the last decades of the nineteenth century. The textual work is introduced by a discussion... more...

  • Studies in Ívdalian Morphology and Syntaxby Kristine Bentzen; Henrik Rosenkvist; Janne Bondi Johannessen

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; Not Available

    The purpose of this paper is to document and describe the case system of the most conservative variety of Övdalian still spoken (‘Traditional Övdalian,’ TÖ). The system is compared with the four-case system of Old Swedish (OS) and the three-case system of Classical Övdalian (CÖ) described by Levander (1909). I argue... more...

  • Participation in Public and Social Media Interactionsby Marta Dynel; Jan Chovanec

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 143.00

    This chapter discusses the function of blogs as tools enhancing citizen participation in political communication. Adopting the perspective of corpus-assisted critical discourse analysis, a set of blogs from the US presidential election campaign are analysed in order to determine the frequency of reference to the candidates, the parties, as well as... more...

  • Israeli Peace Discourseby Dalia Gavriely-Nuri

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 143.00

    What role do language and discourse play in the advancement of peace? What is the connection between a given society?s ?peace language? and the repeated failure of peace initiatives involving it? At the heart of this book lie these basic questions and the attempt to shed light on them from new angles. The book focuses on an analysis of Israeli peace... more...

  • Gender Across Languagesby Marlis Hellinger; Hadumod Bu▀mann

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2003; US$ 188.00

    This is the third of a three-volume comprehensive reference work on ?Gender across Languages?, which provides systematic descriptions of various categories of gender (grammatical, lexical, referential, social) in 30 languages of diverse genetic, typological and socio-cultural backgrounds. Among the issues discussed for each language are the following:... more...