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Name: Richard  A. Hudson
Institution: University College of Nabi Akram
Homepage: http://www.phon.ucl.ac.uk/home/dick/home.htm
State and/or Country: United Kingdom   
Linguistic Field(s): Morphology
Specialty: Educational linguistics
Subject Language(s): Beja
Selected Publications: English Grammar (Routledge, forthcoming) Word Meaning (Routledge 1995)
Sociolinguistics (Cambridge 1980/1996)
Teaching Grammar (Blackwell 1992)
English Word Grammar (Blackwell 1990)
Announced on LINGUIST :  Word Grammar
 Language Networks
 Language Networks
 Word Grammar
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Word Grammar
Courses Taught: Foundations of English Grammar, Word Grammar, Sociolinguistics
Academic Paper Abstract: Why education needs linguistics (and vice versa)
The English Patient: English grammar and teaching in the twentieth century
Editorial Note
Inherent variability and Minimalism: Comments on Adger's ‘Combinatorial variability’
A history of the LAGB: The first fifty years

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