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Language Planning as a Sociolinguistic Experiment

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Provides richly detailed insight into the uniqueness of the Norwegian language development. Marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of the Norwegian nation following centuries of Danish rule


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Acquiring Phonology: A Cross-Generational Case-Study

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The study also highlights the constructs of current linguistic theory, arguing for distinctive features and the notion 'onset' and against some of the claims of Optimality Theory and Usage-based accounts.


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Language Production and Interpretation: Linguistics meets Cognition

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The importance of Henk Zeevat's new monograph cannot be overstated. [...] I recommend it to anyone who combines interests in language, logic, and computation [...]. David Beaver, University of Texas at Austin


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Title: Ebonics
Subtitle: The Urban education Debate
Edited By: TerrenceG.Wiley
WayneE.Wright
Series Title: New Perspectives on Language & education
Description:

This collection of papers, comments, and documents traces the distant and
recent history of the Ebonics debate in the USA. The book examines how,
despite increasing access to public education over the past century,
schools continue to impose language standards and expectations on children
that methodically privileges some, while disadvantaging others.

Publication Year: 2005
Publisher: Multilingual Matters
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Sociolinguistics
Subject Language(s): English
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 185359797X
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 224
Prices: U.S.$ 89.95
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 1853597961
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 224
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