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Title: Linguistic Variation Yearbook 2005
Edited By: JohanE.C.V.Rooryck
URL: http://www.benjamins.com/cgi-bin/t_bookview.cgi?bookid=LIVY%205
Series Title: Linguistic Variation Yearbook 5
Description:

The Linguistic Variation Yearbook is exclusively devoted to the study of
the nature and scope of linguistic variation from the point of view of the
minimalist program. In this perspective, the yearbook aims at going beyond
the traditional tension between explanatory and descriptive adequacy. It
seeks in particular to investigate to what extent the study of linguistic
variation can shed light on the broader issue of language particular vs.
language universal properties and design.
The Linguistic Variation Yearbook publishes annually a collection of
(invited) articles on a theme that is current in and important to the
research on linguistic variation within the generative framework. The focus
is on comparative studies, such as research on typology and dialect variation.


Table of contents

Reconstruction in Relative Clauses and the Copy Theory of Traces
Carlo Cecchetto

Syntactic Variation in German Wh-Questions: Empirical investigations of
weak crossover violations and long wh-movement
Gisbert Fanselow, Reinhold Kliegl and Matthias Schlesewsky

Relativization Strategies in Temporal Adjunct Clauses
Anikó Lipták

Microvariations in Harmony and Value-Relativized Parametrization
Andrew Ira Nevins

Two Types of Resumptive Pronouns in Polish Relative Clauses
Adam Szczegielniak

Microparameters for Norwegian Wh-Grammars
Øystein Alexander Vangsnes

Extending the Extension Condition to Discontinuous Idioms
Peter Svenonius

On Productivity
Charles Yang

Publication Year: 2006
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Linguistic Field(s): Syntax
Generative Linguistics
Subject Language(s): Norwegian Nynorsk
Polish
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Versions:
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9027254753
ISBN-13: 9789027254757
Pages: 308
Prices: U.S.$ 128
EuropeEURO 95.00