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Language Planning as a Sociolinguistic Experiment

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Acquiring Phonology: A Cross-Generational Case-Study

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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: Kommunikation und Öffentlichkeit [Communication and the Public]
Subtitle: Sprachwissenschaftliche Potenziale zwischen Empirie und Norm
Edited By: JanGeorgSchneider
URL: http://www.degruyter.com/view/product/183515?format=G
Series Title: De Gruyter Reihe Germanistische Linguistik 296
Description:

For a number of years, there has been mounting concern and debate in Germany about the “decline of language”. From a linguistic perspective, this hypothesis of decline cannot be substantiated. Public debate, however, does raise some new questions about the stability and mutability of language norms. This volume undertakes a linguistic examination of the relationship between empiricism and standards in relation to various forms and domains of communication, including school, the workplace, and new media. The book’s intended audience includes academics and educators, as well as the lay public interested in linguistic issues.

Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
General Linguistics
Pragmatics
Sociolinguistics
Subject Language(s): German
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ISBN-13: 9783110289701
Pages: 323
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ISBN-13: 9783110289916
Pages: 323
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