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Journal Title: Linguistic Variation
Volume/Issue:   12/2
Date: 2013
Table of Contents: 2012. iii, 218 pp.

Table of Contents

An interclausal agreement approach to switch-reference in Quechua
Anke Assmann 103 – 152

A relativized probing approach to person encoding in local scenarios
Doreen Georgi 153 – 210

Evidence for mass and count in Inuttut
Carrie Gillon 211 – 246

The influence of community on language structure: Evidence from two young sign languages
Irit Meir, Assaf Israel, Wendy Sandler, Carol A. Padden and Mark Aronoff 247 – 291

Effects of harmony on reduction in Kera
Mary Pearce 292 – 320
Publisher: John Benjamins
Linguistic Field(s): Morphology
Phonology
Sociolinguistics
Syntax
Typology
Subject Language(s): Inuktitut, Eastern Canadian
Kera
Quechan
Language Family(ies): Sign Language
 
LL Issue: 24.3760