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  • Productby Susanne Winkler; Sam Featherston

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 210.00

    The architecture of the human language faculty has been one of the main foci of the linguistic research of the last half century. This branch of linguistics, broadly known as Generative Grammar, is concerned with the formulation of explanatory formal accounts of linguistic phenomena with the ulterior goal of gaining insight into the properties... more...

  • Contact Languagesby Umberto Ansaldo

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 29.00

    This book explores the social and structural dynamics that underlie the creation of new, or restructured, grammars. more...

  • Discourse and Struggle in Minority Language Policy Formationby Dr Jean-Bernard Adrey

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 105.00

    The author presents a new approach to the study of language policy, by focusing on language policy formation and implementation as a dynamic, conflict-laden process involving the interaction of various actors with different motivations and uneven bargaining powers, rather than as a product , examinable post hoc from existing language legislation. more...

  • The Age Factor and Early Language Learningby Marianne Nikolov

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 210.00

    Language acquisition is a human endeavor par excellence. As children, all human beings learn to understand and speak at least one language: their mother tongue. It is a process that seems to take place without any obvious effort. Second language learning, particularly among adults, causes more difficulty. The purpose of this series is... more...

  • The Multiple Realities of Multilingualismby Elka Todeva; Jasone Cenoz

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 210.00

    The series Trends in Applied Linguistics meets the challenges of the rapidly growing field of applied linguistics. In a very broad sense, applied linguistics is understoodby focusing on the application of theoretical linguistics to current problems arising in different contexts of human society. Given the interdisciplinary character... more...

  • The Native Speaker Conceptby Neriko Musha Doerr

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 196.00

    The "native speaker" is often thought of as an ideal language user with "a complete and possibly innate competence in the language" which is perceived as being bounded and fixed to a homogeneous speech community and linked to a nation-state. Despite recent works that challenge its empirical accuracy and theoretical utility, the notion of the... more...

  • Kodierungstechniken im Wandelby Dagmar Bittner; Livio Gaeta

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 210.00

    Die Beiträge dieses grammatiktheoretischen Bandes untersuchen aktuelle Entwicklungstendenzen im Deutschen unter dem Aspekt der Veränderung von Kodierungstechniken. Zu diesen Tendenzen gehören u.a. morpho-syntaktische Veränderungen in der Realisierung von Aspekt, Tempus und Modus, Abbautendenzen beim Artikel und daraus resultierende Prozesse,... more...

  • Advances in Cognitive Sociolinguisticsby Dirk Geeraerts; Gitte Kristiansen; Yves Peirsman

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 210.00

    Cognitive Sociolinguistics is a novel and burgeoning field of research which seeks to foster investigation into the socio-cognitive dimensions of language at a usage-based level. Advances in Cognitive Sociolinguistics brings together ten studies into the social and conceptual aspects of language-internal variation. All ten contributions... more...

  • Sustaining Linguistic Diversityby Kendall A. King; Natalie Schilling-Estes; Lyn Wright Fogle

    Georgetown University Press 2008; US$ 44.95

    In the last three decades the field of endangered and minority languages has evolved rapidly, moving from the initial dire warnings of linguists to a swift increase in the number of organizations, funding programs, and community-based efforts dedicated to documentation, maintenance, and revitalization. Sustaining Linguistic Diversity brings together... more...

  • Bibliographie des sources historiquesby Ana Maria Cano González; Claudia Maas-Chauveau

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 349.00

    Le Dictionnaire historique de l'anthroponymie romane (PatRom) vise à établir un dictionnaire génétique des noms de personne à partir des étymons latins et des lexiques romans qui en sont issus. Cette Bibliographie des sources constitue la base et le noyau du dictionnaire: la genèse du projet repose en effet initialement sur les matériaux... more...