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  • The Multiple Realities of Multilingualismby Elka Todeva; Jasone Cenoz

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 210.00

    Twelve narratives offer unique personal insights into what shapes the development and maintenance of multiple languages in a single individual. The authors are multilinguals from four continents representing a wide variety of languages and voices. The narratives are analyzed against the background of research on language development revealing... more...

  • The Native Speaker Conceptby Neriko Musha Doerr

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 196.00

    The volume forges a new look at the "native speaker" by situating him/her in wider sociopolitical contexts. Using anthropological and educational frameworks and ethnographic data from around the world, the book addresses the questions of who qualifies as a "native speaker" and his/her social relations in the regime of standardization in multilingual... more...

  • Kodierungstechniken im Wandelby Dagmar Bittner; Livio Gaeta

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 210.00

    The contributions in this grammar-theoretical volume examine current developmental trends in German under the aspect of changing coding techniques. These tendencies include morpho-syntactical changes in the realization of aspect, tense and mode as well as tendencies to omit the article and the processes resulting from this and also purely... more...

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

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 210.00

    Advances in Cognitive Sociolinguistics brings together ten studies into the social and conceptual aspects of language-internal variation. The volume covers three main areas where Cognitive Linguistics and sociolinguistics meet: lexical and lexical-semantic variation, constructional variation, and research on lectal attitudes and acquisition.... more...

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

    Georgetown University Press 2008; US$ 44.95 US$ 35.96

    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

    The Dictionnaire de l'anthroponymie romane (PatRom) is a genetic dictionary of personal names; it comprises 6 volumes (with part-volumes). The Bibliographie des sources historiques together with the Cahier des Normes rédactionelles and the secondary literature (Vol. I,1) provide the basis and nucleus of the PatRom dictionary. It records... more...

  • Die Sprachwissenschaft des 20. Jahrhundertsby Wolfgang Wildgen

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 133.00

    Until now an overview of the history of linguistics during the 20th century has been lacking. With this book, Wolfgang Wildgen fills this gap. Starting with the predecessors of Saussure, the main chapters highlight the most important trends. Special attention is given to sustainable approaches. Wildgen also evaluates the yield of linguistic... more...

  • Fundamentals of Psycholinguisticsby Eva M. Fern?ndez; Helen Smith Cairns

    Wiley 2010; US$ 48.95 US$ 42.42

    Introducing the fundamental issues in psycholinguistics, this book explores the amazing story of the unconscious processes that take place when humans use language. It is an ideal text for undergraduates taking a first course in the study of language. Topics covered include the biological foundations of language; acquisition of first and second... more...

  • Gender Identity and Discourse Analysisby Lia Litosseliti; Jane Sunderland

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2002; US$ 173.00

    Gender and discourse interface in many more epistemological sites than can be represented in one collection. Gender Identity and Discourse Analysis therefore focuses on a principled diversity of key sites within four broad areas: the media, sexuality, education and parenthood. The different chapters together illustrate how taking a discourse perspective... more...

  • Germanic Languages and Linguistic Universalsby John Ole Askedal; Ian Roberts; Tomonori Matsushita; Hiroshi Hasegawa

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2009; US$ 143.00

    For sale in all countries except Japan. For customers in Japan: please contact Yushodo Co. The Senshu University Project The Development of the Anglo-Saxon Language and Linguistic Universals has as its general aim the investigation of structural characteristics common to the Germanic languages, such as English, German, Norwegian, and Icelandic,... more...