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  • Perspectives on Phonological Theory and Developmentby Ashley W. Farris-Trimble; Jessica A. Barlow

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 143.00

    This paper explores superadditivity effects in natural language by considering three interrelated phenomena in Colloquial Bambara (CB). The premise of superadditivity is that although marked structures are accommodated in a system, particular structures cannot co-occur in a given domain. This arises because the simultaneous, additive violation of... more...

  • A Figure of Speechby William J. Hardcastle; Janet Mackenzie Beck

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.00

    Throughout the world, there are phoneticians who have been influenced by the teaching, research, and writings of John Laver. Many have worked with him personally, and most of the contributors to this book are people with whom he has had special links or whose involvement represents an appreciation of the breadth of Laver's interests. While the book... more...

  • Reflexivity in Language and Intercultural Educationby Julie S. Byrd Clark; Fred Dervin

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    With the impact of accelerated globalization, digital technologies, mobility, and migration, the fields of Applied Linguistics, Language, and Intercultural Education have been shifting. One shift in need of further exploration is that of systematic and coherent reflexivity in researching language and culture. This unique and timely book thus examines... more...

  • Processing interclausal Relationshipsby Jean Costermans; Michel Fayol

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 58.95

    During the last 10 years, more and more linguistic and psycholinguistic research has been devoted to the study of discourse and written texts. Much of this research deals with the markers that underline the connections and the breaks between clauses and sentences plus the use of these markers -- by adults and children -- in the production and comprehension... more...

  • Perspectives on Linguistic Structure and Contextby Stacey Katz Bourns; Lindsy L. Myers

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 143.00

    A number of studies of Left Dislocation (LD) in spoken French within the Interactional Linguistics (IL) framework (de Fornel 1988; Pekarek Doehler 2001; Chevalier 2011b) have been critical of the information-structure analyses of this construction as set forth in Lambrecht (1981, 1994) and Barnes (1985). This discussion attempts to clarify the original... more...

  • Quincy and Buckby Camille Matthews

    Pathfinder Equine Publications 2014; US$ 9.99

    This book is specially designed in Amazon's fixed-layout KF8 format with region magnification. Double-tap on an area of text to zoom and read. The Quincy the Horse Books, for K-4, help children learn about relationships. The third book, Quincy and Buck, focuses on bullying. In his new adventure, Quincy wants to try trail riding in the desert... more...

  • Handbook of Writing and Text Productionby Daniel Perrin; Eva-Maria Jakobs

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 280.00

    This handbook explains state-of-the-art research on writing and text production, focusing on theory and methodology, authors, modes/media, genres, and domains. Exemplary research projects illustrate the theoretical perspectives from globally relevant research spaces and traditions. Both established and future scholars can benefit from the handbook's... more...

  • Talking Databy Jane A. Edwards; Martin D. Lampert

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 68.95

    This book presents the reader with a set of diverse, carefully developed and clearly specified systems of transcription and coding, arising from contrasting theoretical perspectives, and presented as alternative choices, situated within the theoretical domain most natural to each. The perspectives represented include first and second language acquisition,... more...

  • Anaphora Resolutionby Ruslan Mitkov

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 164.95

    Teaching computers to solve language problems is one of the major challenges of natural language processing. There is a large amount of interesting research devoted to this field. This book fills an existing gap in the literature with an up-to-date survey of the field, including the author?s own contributions. A number of different fields overlap... more...

  • Pronouns, Presuppositions, and Hierarchiesby Andrew Carnie; Heidi Harley

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    Eloise Jelinek was a leading authority on syntactic and semantic theory, information structure, and several Native American languages (including Lummi, Yaqui, and Navajo). She was one of the very first generative linguists who brought the theoretical implications of the properties of typologically unusual and understudied languages to the forefront... more...