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Language Planning as a Sociolinguistic Experiment

By: Ernst Jahr

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

By Neil Smith

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

By Henk Zeevat

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: Forensic Linguistics
Subtitle: An Introduction to Language in the Justice System
Description:

Forensic Linguistics is an introduction to the fascinating interface between language and the law.

- Provides an integrated and fully theorized understanding of language and law issues.
- Contains many helpful examples from genuine legal contexts and texts.
- Discusses linguistic sources of disadvantage before the law, particularly for ethnic minorities, children and abused women.

Publication Year: 2003
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Linguistic Field(s): Forensic Linguistics
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Versions:
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0631212477
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 352
Prices: U.S.$ 29.95
U.K.£ 17.99

 
 
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0631212469
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 352
Prices: U.S.$ 64.95
U.K.£ 55.00