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  • The Multiple Realities of Multilingualismby Elka Todeva; Jasone Cenoz

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 114.99

    The series Trends in Applied Linguistics meets the challenges of the rapidly growing field of applied linguistics. In a very broad sense, applied linguistics is understoodby focusing on the application of theoretical linguistics to current problems arising in different contexts of human society. Given the interdisciplinary character... more...

  • The Native Speaker Conceptby Neriko Musha Doerr

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 196.00

    The "native speaker" is often thought of as an ideal language user with "a complete and possibly innate competence in the language" which is perceived as being bounded and fixed to a homogeneous speech community and linked to a nation-state. Despite recent works that challenge its empirical accuracy and theoretical utility, the notion of the... more...

  • Kodierungstechniken im Wandelby Dagmar Bittner; Livio Gaeta

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 210.00

    Die Beiträge dieses grammatiktheoretischen Bandes untersuchen aktuelle Entwicklungstendenzen im Deutschen unter dem Aspekt der Veränderung von Kodierungstechniken. Zu diesen Tendenzen gehören u.a. morpho-syntaktische Veränderungen in der Realisierung von Aspekt, Tempus und Modus, Abbautendenzen beim Artikel und daraus resultierende Prozesse,... more...

  • Advances in Cognitive Sociolinguisticsby Dirk Geeraerts; Gitte Kristiansen; Yves Peirsman

    De Gruyter Mouton 2010; US$ 149.99

    Cognitive Sociolinguistics is a novel and burgeoning field of research which seeks to foster investigation into the socio-cognitive dimensions of language at a usage-based level. Advances in Cognitive Sociolinguistics brings together ten studies into the social and conceptual aspects of language-internal variation. All ten contributions... more...

  • Sustaining Linguistic Diversityby Kendall A. King; Natalie Schilling-Estes; Lyn Wright Fogle

    Georgetown University Press 2008; US$ 44.95

    In the last three decades the field of endangered and minority languages has evolved rapidly, moving from the initial dire warnings of linguists to a swift increase in the number of organizations, funding programs, and community-based efforts dedicated to documentation, maintenance, and revitalization. Sustaining Linguistic Diversity brings together... more...

  • Bibliographie des sources historiquesby Ana Maria Cano González; Claudia Maas-Chauveau

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 349.00

    Le Dictionnaire historique de l'anthroponymie romane (PatRom) vise à établir un dictionnaire génétique des noms de personne à partir des étymons latins et des lexiques romans qui en sont issus. Cette Bibliographie des sources constitue la base et le noyau du dictionnaire: la genèse du projet repose en effet initialement sur les matériaux... more...

  • Die Sprachwissenschaft des 20. Jahrhundertsby Wolfgang Wildgen

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 91.99

    Eine Geschichte der Sprachwissenschaft im 20. Jahrhundert war bisher ein Desiderat. Ausgehend von den Vorgängern de Saussures werden in den Hauptkapiteln die wichtigsten Strömungen hervorgehoben, wobei besonderes Gewicht auf nachhaltige Ansätze gelegt wird. Gleichzeitig wird der wissenschaftliche Ertrag ausgewertet. Am Ende werden die... more...

  • Fundamentals of Psycholinguisticsby Eva M. Fernández; Helen Smith Cairns

    Wiley 2010; US$ 48.95 US$ 44.06

    Introducing the fundamental issues in psycholinguistics, this book explores the amazing story of the unconscious processes that take place when humans use language. It is an ideal text for undergraduates taking a first course in the study of language. Topics covered include the biological foundations of language; acquisition of first and second... more...

  • Gender Identity and Discourse Analysisby Lia Litosseliti; Jane Sunderland

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2002; US$ 173.00

    Gender and discourse interface in many more epistemological sites than can be represented in one collection. Gender Identity and Discourse Analysis therefore focuses on a principled diversity of key sites within four broad areas: the media, sexuality, education and parenthood. The different chapters together illustrate how taking a discourse perspective... more...

  • Germanic Languages and Linguistic Universalsby John Ole Askedal; Ian Roberts; Tomonori Matsushita; Hiroshi Hasegawa

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2009; US$ 143.00

    For sale in all countries except Japan. For customers in Japan: please contact Yushodo Co. The Senshu University Project The Development of the Anglo-Saxon Language and Linguistic Universals has as its general aim the investigation of structural characteristics common to the Germanic languages, such as English, German, Norwegian, and Icelandic,... more...