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  • The Discourse Potential of Underspecified Structuresby Anita Steube

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 238.00

    Die Sprachkenntnis ist ein überaus ökonomisches Wissenssystem, das zur Produktion und Interpretation von Äußerungen gewöhnlich nur beiträgt, was nicht durch die übrigen konzeptuellen Systeme geliefert wird. Language, Context and Cognition untersucht diese konzeptuelle Unterspezifikation und Kontextabhängigkeit in der Grammatik und Textproduktion... more...

  • Linguistic Fieldworkby Dr Claire Bowern

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 42.00

    This is a practical guide to all aspects of linguistic fieldwork. It not only discusses techniques for working on the phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax and discourse of an undescribed language, but also considers field technology, grant application preparation, ethical research methods and problems which might arise when in the field. more...

  • Linguisticsby Andrew Radford; Martin Atkinson; David Britain; Harald Clahsen; Andrew Spencer

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 48.00

    The second edition of this highly successful textbook offering a unified approach to language from a range of perspectives. more...

  • Frequency of Use and the Organization of Languageby Joan Bybee

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 72.99

    This volume collects three decades of articles by the distinguished linguist Joan Bybee. Her articles essentially argue for the importance off frequency of use as a factor in the analysis and explanation of language structure. Her work has been very influential for a broad range of researchers in linguistics, particularly in discourse analysis, corpus... more...

  • Language and Empiricism - After the Vienna Circleby Dr Siobhan Chapman

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 115.00

    The author offers a new assessment of the influence of the Vienna Circle on language study, and considers its relevance to the debate in present-day linguistics about the relative merits of 'intuitive' and 'real life' sources of data. more...

  • Cartesian Linguisticsby Noam Chomsky

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 29.00

    This third edition includes a new and specially written introduction by James McGilvray, contextualising the work for the twenty-first century. more...

  • Corpus Linguistics. Volume 1by Anke Lüdeling

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 391.00

    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...

  • Wissen durch Spracheby Ekkehard Felder; Marcus Müller

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 238.00

    Der vorliegende Band präsentiert die theoretischen und methodischen Grundlagen der Forschung zur Konstituierung von Wissen in sprachlichen Formationen. Nach einem theoretischen Teil, der die begrifflichen und sprachtheoretischen Grundlagen der linguistischen Wissensanalyse modelliert, wird darauf aufbauend ein Beschreibungsinstrumentarium... more...

  • Areal Diffusion and Genetic Inheritanceby Alexandra Y. Aikhenvald; R. M. W. Dixon

    OUP Oxford 2006; US$ 64.99

    This book considers how and why forms and meanings of different languages at different times may resemble each other. Its distinguished authors investigate the relationship between areal diffusion and the genetic development of languages, and reveal the means of distinguishing what may cause one language to share the characteristics of another. The... more...

  • I-Languageby Daniela Isac; Charles Reiss

    OUP Oxford 2008; US$ 139.99

    The book introduces the major branches of theoretical linguistics - phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics - in the context of cognitive science, with reference to fields such as vision, auditory perception and philosophy of mind. more...