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  • Language Contact in Times of Globalizationby Peter Houtzager; Remco van Pareren

    Editions Rodopi 2011; US$ 83.00

    Language contact phenomena have been researched throughout the history of the discipline, but the intensity of the research has undoubtedly risen during the last decades due to growing globalization. This peer-reviewed volume presents twelve papers from the Second Conference on Language Contact in Times of Globalization (University of Groningen, June... more...

  • Spanglish: Spanisch-Englischer Sprachkontakt in den USAby Kathleen Fritzsche

    Diplomica Verlag 2010; US$ 12.19

    Im vorliegenden Buch wird ein besonderes Augenmerk auf die Spanglish-Varietäten der mexikanischen und puertoricanischen Einwanderer und deren Nachkommen in den USA gelegt. Die mexikanischstämmigen Latinos stellen die größte Gruppe der Spanischsprecher in den USA dar, gefolgt von den puertoricanischen. Beide Gemeinschaften weisen grundlegende historische,... more...

  • John Steinbeck's The Log From the Sea of Cortez und die zeitgenössische amerikanische Umweltbewegungby Tim O Schnettler

    Diplomica Verlag 2009; US$ 12.19

    "If present trends continue, the world in 2000 will be more crowded, more polluted, less stable ecologically, and more vulnerable to disruption than the world we live in now." Mit diesen Worten nahm Gerald O. Barney 1979 bereits in der Einleitung des Global 2000 Report to the President die Ergebnisse seiner Studie vorweg. Diese Aussage und die zugrunde... more...

  • Corpus, Cognition and Causative Constructionsby Gaëtanelle Gilquin

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2010; US$ 149.00

    English causative constructions with cause , get , have and make are often mistakenly presented as (quasi-)synonymous and more or less interchangeable. This book demonstrates the value of corpus linguistics in identifying the syntactic, semantic, lexical and stylistic features that are distinctive for each of these constructions. It also underlines... more...

  • Progression and Regression in Languageby Kenneth Hyltenstam; Ake Viberg

    Cambridge University Press 1994; US$ 48.00

    Crosslinguistic studies of language progression and regression in societies and individuals, first published in 1994. more...

  • The Virtues of Languageby Dieter Stein; Rosanna Sornicola

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1998; US$ 158.00

    The volume contains 13 specially written specialist articles on a wide range of subjects within the ambit of the history of the English language and prominent literary uses of it. In uniting linguistic and literary pursuits in a single volume, it follows the noble Neapolitan scholar’s research interests, as well as representing topics that figure... more...

  • Pathways of the Brainby Sydney M. Lamb

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1999; US$ 102.00

    The brain is the organ of knowledge and organizer of our abilities, our means of recognizing a face in a crowd, of conversing about anything we experience or imagine, of forming thoughts and developing ideas, of instantly understanding words coming rapidly in conversation. How does it manage all this? Does it represent information in symbols or in... more...

  • Language Turned on Itselfby Herman Cappelen; Ernest Lepore

    OUP Oxford 2007; US$ 32.99

    This is the first book devoted to the question of how language can be used to talk about language. Cappelen and Lepore examine the semantics, the pragmatics, and the syntax of linguistic devices that can be used in this way, and present a new account of our use of quotation in a variety of different contexts. more...

  • Lautsprachlich-hörgerichtete Frühförderung hörgeschädigter Kinderby Verena Mick

    Diplomica Verlag 2011; US$ 42.20

    Hauptbeschreibung Das Leben mit einer Hörschädigung stellt den Betroffenen und vorrangig dessen Eltern vor Entscheidungen, die ein normal Hörender oder Eltern eines normal hörenden Kindes nicht kennen. Die Problematik der bestmöglichsten Förderung für eine erfolgreiche Integration des Kindes steht im Mittelpunkt der Diskussion, wobei die lautsprachlich-hörgerichtete... more...

  • Die Eier des Staatsoberhauptsby Luise F. Pusch

    Wallstein Verlag 2012; US$ 7.62

    Als Luise F. Pusch gebeten wurde, etwas über die Frage "Ist die Frauensprache am Ende?" zu schreiben, denn - so der Fragesteller - "man hört rein gar nicht mehr von dem Thema", fragte sie zurück, "wie ist es mit Skandinavien? Ist Skandinavien auch am Ende? Man hört in letzter Zeit so wenig von Skandinavien." Die Frage,... more...