Doug Biber: Our Featured Linguist!
In grade school, no one would have ever guessed I'd grow up to become a linguist-- I was the kid who got Cs in French and couldn't produce a trill to save my life! I went to university majoring in civil engineering-- relieved that there was no language requirement for that major. But I ended up switching to geophysics, thinking that it would be less restrictive than engineering, and that it would allow me to spend more time in the mountains (which turned out to be wishful thinking)...
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The Cambridge Handbook of Communication Disorders examines the full range of developmental and acquired communication disorders and provides the most up-to-date and comprehensive guide to the epidemiology, aetiology and clinical features of these disorders.
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Bilingual call centers at the US-Mexico border: Location and linguistic markers of exploitability by Amado Alarcón, Josiah McC. Heyman pp 1-21 Critical discourse analysis in historiography: The case of Hong Kong's evolving political identity. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012. by Zhongming Sun, Hongyan Zhang pp 101-102 Studies in political humour: In between political critique and public entertainment. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 2011. by Jay M. Woodhams pp 103-104 Investigating variation: The effects of social organization and social setting. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010. by Augustin Lefebvre pp 104-105 Style, identity and literacy: English in Singapore. Bristol: Multilingual Matters, 2012. by Daniel Ginsberg pp 105-106 Transcribing talk and interaction: Issues in the representation of communication data. Philadelphia, PA: John Benjamins, 2011. by Elliott M. Hoey pp 107-108 The pragmatics of humour across discourse domains. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 2011. by Amany El-Shazly pp 108-109 Discourse, identities and genres in corporate communication: Sponsorship, advertising and organizational communication. Bern: Peter Lang, 2010. by Keely Kidner pp 110-111 English in Japan in the era of globalization. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011. by Chit Cheung Matthew Sung pp 111-112 Publications Received by pp 113-114 Neoliberalism as language policy by Ingrid Piller, Jinhyun Cho pp 23-44 Audience design in the police interview: The interactional and judicial consequences of audience orientation by Kate Haworth pp 45-69 Procedures without borders: The language-ideological anchorage of legal-administrative procedures in translocal institutional settings by Katrijn Maryns pp 71-92 Principles of linguistic change, vol. 3: Cognitive and cultural factors. Oxford: Wiley Blackwell, 2011. by James A. Walker pp 93-96 Politeness in East Asia. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011. by David Holmes pp 97-98 Talking politics in broadcast media: Cross cultural perspectives on political interviewing, journalism and accountability. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 2011. by Edward Reynolds pp 98-99 Multilingualism at work: From policies to practices in public, medical and business settings. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 2010. by Rebecca Rubin Damari pp 99-100 LSY volume 42 issue 1 Cover and Back matter by pp b1-b8 LSY volume 42 issue 1 Cover and Front matter by pp f1-f2
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