Most people modify their ways of speaking, writing, texting, and e-mailing, and so on, according to the people with whom they are communicating. This fascinating book asks why we 'accommodate' to others in this way, and explores the various social consequences arising from it.
Proceedings of the 33rd annual Boston University Conference on Language Development
Proceedings of the Boston University Conference on Language Development
The 33rd annual Boston University Conference on Language Development was held October 31 to November 2, 2008, in Boston, MA. The proceedings contain 51 of the papers presented at the conference, including the keynote paper by Barbara Landau and the plenary paper by Tom Roeper. The two-volume set covers a wide range of research in language acquisition and language development. The complete table of contents can be seen on our web site at http://www.cascadilla.com/bucld33toc.html along with easy on-line ordering.