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Journal Title: Sign Language and Linguistics
Volume/Issue:   15/1
Issue Title: New Methodologies in Sign Language Phonology: Papers from TISLR 10
Date: 2012
Table of Contents: 2012. v, pp. 183

Guest Editors’ Preface
Diane Brentari and Ronnie B. Wilbur
1–10

On the weight of phrase-final prosodic words in a sign language
Onno A. Crasborn, Els van der Kooij and Johan Ros
11–38

Dataglove measurement of joint angles in sign language handshapes
Petra Eccarius, Rebecca Bour and Robert A. Scheidt
39–72

The perceptibility of long-distance coarticulation in speech and sign: A study of English and American Sign Language
Michael Grosvald and David P. Corina
73–103

Phonological similarity judgments in ASL: Evidence for maturational constraints on phonetic perception in sign
Matthew L. Hall, Victor S. Ferreira and Rachel I. Mayberry
104–127

Location in ASL: Insights from phonetic variation
Claude E. Mauk and Martha E. Tyrone
128–146

Complexity in two-handed signs in Kenyan Sign Language: Evidence for sublexical structure in a young sign language
Hope E. Morgan and Rachel I. Mayberry
147–174

Dissertation Abstract

Antisymmetry and sign languages: A comparison between NGT and LIS: (University of Amsterdam & Ca’Foscari University, Venice, 2011)
Michele Brunelli
175–183
Publisher: John Benjamins
Linguistic Field(s): Phonetics
Phonology
Psycholinguistics
Typology
Language Acquisition
Discipline of Linguistics
Subject Language(s): American Sign Language
Dutch Sign Language
English
Italian Sign Language
Kenyan Sign Language
Language Family(ies): Sign Language
 
LL Issue: 23.3621