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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: Literacy and Literacies
Subtitle: Texts, Power, and Identity
Written By: RichardK.Blot
URL: http://www.cambridge.org/us/catalogue/catalogue.asp?isbn=0521593565
Series Title: Studies in Social and Cultural Foundations of Language 22
Description:

Developing a new synthesis of literacy studies, this book explores the
domain of power through questions of colonialism, modern state formation,
educational systems and official versus popular literacies. James Collins
and Richard Blot present a critical discussion of particular cases and
discuss the role of literacies in the formation of class, gender, and
ethnic identity.

Publication Year: 2003
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
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