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  • The Linguistic Individualby Barbara Johnstone

    Oxford University Press 1996; US$ 87.99

    Linguists usually discuss language or dialects in terms of groups of speakers. Believing that patterns can be seen more clearly in the group than the individual, researchers often present group scores with no indication of the variation within the group. Even though linguists acknowledge that no two individuals speak alike, few study individual variation... more...

  • Linguistic Evidenceby Stephan Kepser; Marga Reis

    De Gruyter 2005; US$ 169.94

    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...

  • Ontolinguisticsby Andrea C. Schalley; Dietmar Zaefferer

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 169.94

    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...

  • Two-Step Approaches to Natural Language Formalismby Frank Morawietz

    De Gruyter 2003; US$ 116.82

    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...

  • The Handbook of Linguisticsby Mark Aronoff; Janie Rees-Miller

    Wiley 2008; US$ 74.95 US$ 64.96

    Presupposing no prior knowledge of linguistics, The Handbook of Linguistics is the ideal resource for people who want to learn about the subject and its subdisciplines. more...

  • Linguistic Landscapeby Elana Shohamy; Durk Gorter

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 58.95

    In this comprehensive and pioneering volume, language scholars from around the world examine the "linguistic landscape" from multiple perspectives ? theoretical, methodological, and critical. Written by widely recognized experts, the articles in Linguistic Landscape analyze linguistic landscapes in a range of international contexts. Dozens of photographs... more...

  • Language Classificationby Lyle Campbell; William J. Poser

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 108.00

    This book discusses language classification and how and why languages diversify and spread. more...

  • Structure in Languageby Thomas Berg

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 54.95

    This book examines one of the allegedly unique features of human language: structure sensitivity. Its point of departure is the distinction between content and structural units, which are defined in psycholinguistic terms. The focus of the book is on structural representations, in particular their hierarchicalness and their branching direction. Structural... more...

  • Invitation to Systemic Functional Linguistics through the Cardiff Grammarby Robin Fawcett

    Equinox Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 28.45

    This short book is intended for two groups of readers, and so is two books in one. First, it is a genuinely introductory introduction to Systemic Functional Grammar (SFG) for the 21st century. But this is also a book for experienced linguists who are interested in a scholarly comparison of the two main current versions of SFG – the Sydney Grammar... more...

  • Aspects of Language Contactby Thomas Stolz; Dik Bakker; Rosa Salas Palomo

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 191.19

    The series is a platform for contributions of all kinds to this rapidly developing field. General problems are studied from the perspective of individual languages, language families, language groups, or language samples. Conclusions are the result of a deepened study of empirical data. Special emphasis is given to little-known languages, whose analysis... more...