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  • 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...

  • 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...

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

    De Gruyter Mouton 2008; US$ 149.99

    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...

  • Rootsby Sam Featherston; Wolfgang Sternefeld

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 224.00

    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...

  • Variation, Selection, Developmentby Regine Eckardt; Gerhard Jäger; Tonjes Veenstra

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 224.00

    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...

  • Fortgeschrittene Lernervarietätenby Maik Walter; Patrick Grommes

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 154.00

    Der Sammelband umfasst Beiträge, die sich mit dem sprachlichen Verhalten fortgeschrittener Lerner einer fremden Sprache beschäftigen. In der Zweitspracherwerbsforschung hat man sich in den letzten Jahrzehnten vornehmlich mit den frühen Stadien beschäftigt. Im Gegensatz zu den frühen Stadien ist das sprachliche Verhalten fortgeschrittener Lerner... 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...

  • Constructions and Language Changeby Alexander Bergs; Gabriele Diewald

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 149.99

    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...

  • 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...

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

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 49.00

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