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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: Motion Encoding in Language and Space
URL: http://ukcatalogue.oup.com/product/9780199661213.do
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This book brings together researchers in linguistics, computer science, psychology and cognitive science to investigate how motion is encoded in language. The book is divided into two parts. Part I considers the parameters at play in motion encoding (including directed motion) by presenting new research on Estonian, English, Norwegian, Bulgarian, Italian, German, Russian, Persian, and Tamil. Part II investigates the way in which different levels of spatial resolution or granularity play a role in the encoding of motion in language. For the US version, published in 2013, see the following URL: http://www.us.oup.com/us/catalog/general/subject/Linguistics/SemanticsPragmaticsPhilosophyofL/?view=usa&ci=9780199661213

Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Psycholinguistics
Cognitive Science
Subject Language(s): Bulgarian
English
Estonian
German
Italian
Norwegian Bokmål
Persian, Iranian
Russian
Tamil
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9780199661213
Pages: 256
Prices: U.K.£ 70.00
U.S.$ 135.00