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  • Creole Genesis and the Acquisition of Grammarby Claire Lefebvre

    Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 45.00

    An examination of creole genesis, showing how mechanisms from source languages show themselves in creole. more...

  • Creoles, their Substrates, and Language Typologyby Claire Lefebvre

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2011; US$ 158.00

    The distinct social origin of creoles, along with pidgins and mixed languages, makes them a source of interest to typologists, given their interest in the cross-linguistic distribution of structural feature values. Typologists, like creolists before them, are interested in issues such as whether creoles have a distinct typological profile and how creoles... more...

  • Issues in the Study of Pidgin and Creole Languagesby Claire Lefebvre

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2004; US$ 149.00

    The content of this book is concerned with various issues at stake in Creole studies that are also of interest for general linguistics. These include the general issue of Creole genesis and of the accelerated linguistic change that characterizes the emergence of these languages as compared to ordinary cases of linguistic change, the problem of the... more...

  • Serial Verbsby Claire Lefebvre

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1991; US$ 143.00

    The papers in this volume offer several analyses of verb serialization written within various theoretical frameworks: grammatical, comparative and cognitive/functional. They cover a wide range of language families. All authors address two basic questions about verb serialization: First, what is the structure and thematic constitution of the construction?... more...

  • Functional Categories in Three Atlantic Creolesby Claire Lefebvre

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 158.00

    This chapter discusses the material presented in this book organized around the various themes announced in the Introduction, and it addresses questions and comments pertinent to the issues related to these themes. The first theme to be addressed is the question of the similarity between the subsystems of functional categories between the three creoles.... more...

  • Handbook of Categorization in Cognitive Scienceby Henri Cohen; Claire Lefebvre

    Elsevier Science 2005; US$ 230.00

    Categorization, the basic cognitive process of arranging objects into categories, is a fundamental process in human and machine intelligence and is central to investigations and research in cognitive science. Until now, categorization has been approached from singular disciplinary perspectives with little overlap or communication between the disciplines... more...

  • Clinical Improvisation Techniques in Music Therapyby Debbie Carroll; Claire Lefebvre

    Charles C Thomas 2013; US$ 27.95

    Clinical Improvisation Techniques in Music Therapy: A Guide for Students, Clinicians and Educators provides a clear and systematic approach to understanding and applying improvisational techniques. It is inspired by the taxonomy of clinical improvisation techniques as described by Kenneth Bruscia in his book, Improvisational Models of Music Therapy.... more...

  • Handbook of Categorization in Cognitive Scienceby Henri Cohen; Claire Lefebvre

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 150.00

    Handbook of Categorization in Cognitive Science, Second Edition presents the study of categories and the process of categorization as viewed through the lens of the founding disciplines of the cognitive sciences, and how the study of categorization has long been at the core of each of these disciplines. The literature on categorization reveals... more...

  • A Grammar of Fongbeby Claire Lefebvre; Anne-Marie Brousseau

    De Gruyter 2002; US$ 321.00

    The series builds an extensive collection of high quality descriptions of languages around the world. Each volume offers a comprehensive grammatical description of a single language together with fully analyzed sample texts and, if appropriate, a word list and other relevant information which is available on the language in question. There... more...

  • L2 Acquisition and Creole Genesisby Claire Lefebvre; Lydia White; Christine Jourdan

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2006; US$ 188.00

    In this volume, second language (L2) acquisition researchers and creolists engage in a dialogue, focusing on processes at work in L2 acquisition and creole genesis. The volume opens with an overview of the relationship between L2 acquisition and pidgins/creoles (Siegel). The first group of papers addresses current language contact at a societal or... more...