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Edited by H. Samy Alim, John R. Rickford, and Arnetha F. Ball

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Sociolinguistics from the Periphery

By Sari Pietikäinen, FinlandAlexandra Jaffe, Long BeachHelen Kelly-Holmes, and Nikolas Coupland

Sociolinguistics from the Periphery "presents a fascinating book about change: shifting political, economic and cultural conditions; ephemeral, sometimes even seasonal, multilingualism; and altered imaginaries for minority and indigenous languages and their users."


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Title: The Null Subject Parameter
Written By: Osvaldo Jaeggli
Ken Safir
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This paperback reprint contains a collection of articles exemplifies one of the most exciting developments in recent syntactic theory, namely, the ``principles and parameters'' approach to linguistic typology. The articles examine the nature of the most discussed of all such parameters, the `Null Subject Parameter' (also known as the ``PRO-drop Parameter''), as it appears (or fails to appear) in a wide variety of natural languages.

Publication Year: 1992
Publisher: Kluwer
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Linguistic Field(s): Syntax
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 1556080875
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 320