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  • Describing and Modeling Variation in Grammarby Andreas Dufter; Jürg Fleischer; Guido Seiler

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 162.87

    The series publishes state-of-the-art work on core areas of linguistics across theoretical frameworks as well as studies that provide new insights by building bridges to neighbouring fields such as neuroscience and cognitive science. The series considers itself a forum for cutting-edge research based on solid empirical data on language... more...

  • Dependenz und Valenz / Dependency and Valency. 1. Halbbandby Vilmos Ágel

    De Gruyter 2003; US$ 596.28

    "Dependenz" als grammatisches Konzept, das die gerichtete Verkettung von Wörtern zum Ausgang nimmt, und "Valenz" als komplementäre Annahme, dass Wörter Leerstellen um sich eröffnen, die zu füllen sind, haben sich als sehr fruchtbare grammatische Ansätze erwiesen, mit denen die Grundstruktur von Sätzen und auch die Ausbaumöglichkeiten... more...

  • Übersetzung - Translation - Traduction. 2. Teilbandby Harald Kittel; Armin Paul Frank; Norbert Greiner

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 574.56

    The series Handbooks of Linguistics and Communication Science is designed to illuminate a field which not only includes general linguistics and the study of linguistics as applied to specific languages, but also covers those more recent areas which have developed from the increasing body of research into the manifold forms of communicative... more...

  • Development of Nominal Inflection in First Language Acquisitionby Ursula Stephany; Maria D. Voeikova

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 162.87

    The crosslinguistic studies of the early developmental stages of number, case, and gender in twelve typologically different languages with eight genetic affiliations follow a functional-constructivist approach. Some issues addressed are mean size of paradigms, percentage of base forms, and productivity. One of the main findings is that the... more...

  • Processby Sam Featherston; Susanne Winkler

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 162.87

    The contributions to The Fruits of Empirical Linguistics . Volume 1: Process reveal why the data-driven approach makes for a research environment which is fast-moving and democratic: technological change has made the sources of linguistic data readily accessible. These contributions show the methods both professional and student linguists... more...

  • Productby Susanne Winkler; Sam Featherston

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 162.87

    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...

  • The Age Factor and Early Language Learningby Marianne Nikolov

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 162.87

    This edited volume offers readers 17 chapters on the age factor in different educational contextsacross three continents. Papers discuss curriculum and assessment, individual differences, innovation in teacher education, and the role of target language. The book documents the impressive development in research methods into early language learning... 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 Multiple Realities of Multilingualismby Elka Todeva; Jasone Cenoz

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 162.87

    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 understood by focusing on the application of theoretical linguistics to current problems arising in different contexts of human society. Given the interdisciplinary character... more...