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LINGUIST List 18.2006

Tue Jul 03 2007

Review: AVAILABLE FOR REVIEW

Editor for this issue: Charles Warner <chaslinguistlist.org>


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Message 1: AVAILABLE FOR REVIEW
Date: 03-Jul-2007
From: Chas Warner <chaslinguistlist.org>
Subject: AVAILABLE FOR REVIEW


The following books are now available for review on the LINGUIST List. If you
are interested in reviewing any of these books, please contact Chas Warner no
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THESE BOOKS WERE PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED. THEY ARE STILL AVAILABLE FOR REVIEW.

Author(s): Aarts, Bas
Title: Syntactic Gradience
Subtitle: The Nature of Grammatical Indeterminacy
Year: 2007
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199219265
Announced in: http://linguistlist.org/issues/18/18-1510.html


Author(s): Dent, Susie
Title: Fanboys and Overdogs
Subtitle: The Language Report
Year: 2006
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780192806765
Announced in: http://linguistlist.org/issues/18/18-1322.html


Author(s): Hirsch-Pasek, Kathy; Golinkoff, Roberta Michnick
Title: Action Meets Word
Subtitle: How Children Learn Verbs
Year: 2006
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780195170009
Announced in: http://linguistlist.org/issues/18/18-1336.html



Author(s): Nevalainen, Terry
Title: Introduction to Early Modern English
Year: 2007
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780195308464
Announced in: http://linguistlist.org/issues/18/18-1357.html



Author(s): Trott, Kate
Title: Projects in Linguistics
Subtitle: Second Edition
Year: 2006
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780340905784
Announced in: http://linguistlist.org/issues/18/18-1387.html


Author(s): Harlow, Ray
Title: Maori
Subtitle: A Linguistic Introduction
Year: 2007
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521808618
Announced in: http://linguistlist.org/issues/18/18-1493.html


Author(s): Johnston, Trevor; Schembri, Adam
Title: Australian Sign Language (Auslan)
Subtitle: An introduction to sign language linguistics
Year: 2007
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780511266
Announced in: http://linguistlist.org/issues/18/18-1422.html


Editor(s): Kytö, Merja; Rydén, Mats; Smitterberg, Erik
Title: Nineteenth-Century English
Subtitle: Stability and Change
Year: 2006
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521861063
Announced in: http://linguistlist.org/issues/18/18-1373.html


Author(s): Meyer, Charles F.
Title: Apposition in Contemporary English
Series: Studies in English Language
Year: 2007
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521394759
Announced in: http://linguistlist.org/issues/18/18-1369.html


Editor(s): Alamargot, Denis; Terrier, Patrice; Cellier, Jean-Marie
Title: Written Documents in the Workplace
Series: Studies in Writing
Year: 2007
Publisher: Elsevier
Announced in: http://linguistlist.org/issues/18/18-1598.html


Editor(s): Caffi, Claudia
Title: Mitigation
Series: Studies in Pragmatics
Year: 2007
Publisher: Elsevier
Announced in: http://linguistlist.org/issues/18/18-1610.html


Editor(s): Hartmann, Jutta M.; Hegedus, Veronica; van Riemsdijk, Henk
Title: Sounds of Silence
Subtitle: Empty Elements in Syntax and Phonology
Series: North Holland Linguistics Series - Linguistic Variations, North-Holland
Linguistic Series: Linguistic Variations (NHLS)
Year: 2007
Publisher: Elsevier
Announced in: http://linguistlist.org/issues/18/18-1536.html


Editor(s): Pietarinen, Ahti-Veikko
Title: Game Theory and Linguistic Meaning
Series: Current Research in the Semantics/Pragmatics Interface
Year: 2007
Publisher: Elsevier
Announced in: http://linguistlist.org/issues/18/18-1535.htmls


Editor(s): van Gompel, Roger
Title: Eye Movements
Subtitle: A Window on Mind and Brain
Year: 2007
Publisher: Elsevier
Announced in: http://linguistlist.org/issues/18/18-1548.html


Author(s): Fiengo, Robert; Mayr, Robert A.
Title: De Lingua Belief
Series: A Bradford Book
Year: 2007
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262062577
Announced in: http://linguistlist.org/issues/18/18-1550.html


Author(s): Roeper, Tom
Title: The Prism of Grammar
Subtitle: How Child Language Illuminates Humanism
Series: A Bradford Book
Year: 2007
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262182521
Announced in: http://linguistlist.org/issues/18/18-1538.html


Author(s): Anderson, Gregory D. S.
Title: The Munda Verb
Subtitle: Typological Perspectives
Series: Trends in Linguistics. Studies and Monographs [TiLSM] 174
Year: 2007
Publisher: Mouton de Gruyter
ISBN: 9783110189650
Announced in: http://linguistlist.org/issues/18/18-1320.html


Author(s): Emonds, Joseph E.
Title: Discovering Syntax
Subtitle: Clause Structures of English, German and Romance
Series: Studies in Generative Grammar [SGG] 93
Year: 2007
Publisher: Mouton de Gruyter
ISBN: 9783110186826
Announced in: http://linguistlist.org/issues/18/18-1323.html


Author(s): Fricke, Ellen
Title: Origo, Geste Und Raum (Origo, Gesture, and Space)
Subtitle: Lokaldeixis im Deutschen
Series: Linguistik - Impulse & Tendenzen 24
Year: 2007
Publisher: Mouton de Gruyter
ISBN: 9783110192278
Announced in: http://linguistlist.org/issues/18/18-1335.html


Author(s): Genetti, Carol
Title: A Grammar of Dolakha Newar
Series: Mouton Grammar Library [MGL] 40
Year: 2007
Publisher: Mouton de Gruyter
ISBN: 9783110193039
Announced in: http://linguistlist.org/issues/18/18-1334.html



Author(s): Iedema, Rick
Title: The Discourse of Hospital Communication
Subtitle: Tracing Complexities in Contemporary Health Organizations
Series: Palgrave Studies in Professional and Organizational Discourse
Year: 2007
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 1403998485
Announced in: http://linguistlist.org/issues/18/18-1614.html


Author(s): Nunan, David
Title: What is This Thing Called Language?
Year: 2007
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 0230008488
Announced in: http://linguistlist.org/issues/18/18-1613.html



Editor(s): Sauerland, Ulrich; Stateva, Penka
Title: Presupposition and Implicature in Compositional Semantics
Series: Palgrave Studies in Pragmatics, Language and Cognition
Year: 2007
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 0230005330
Announced in: http://linguistlist.org/issues/18/18-1665.html


Editor(s): Cameron, Deborah; Kulick, Don
Title: The Language and Sexuality Reader
Year: 2007
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
Announced in: http://linguistlist.org/issues/18/18-1487.html


Author(s): Fulcher, Glenn; Davidson, Fred
Title: Language Testing and Assessment
Subtitle: An Advanced Resource Book
Series: Routledge Applied Linguistics
Year: 2007
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
ISBN: 9780415339469
Announced in: http://linguistlist.org/issues/18/18-1389.html


Editor(s): Graddol, David; Leith, Dick; Swann, Joan; Rhys, Martin
Title: Changing English
Subtitle: Second Edition
Year: 2007
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
ISBN: 9780415376693
Announced in: http://linguistlist.org/issues/18/18-1390.html


Editor(s): Maybin, Janet; Mercer, Neil; Hewings, Ann
Title: Using English
Year: 2007
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
ISBN: 0415376815
Announced in: http://linguistlist.org/issues/18/18-1506.html


Editor(s): Kecskes, Istvan; Albertazzi, Liliana
Title: Cognitive Aspects of Bilingualism
Year: 2007
Publisher: Springer
Announced in: http://linguistlist.org/issues/18/18-1602.html


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THE FOLLOWING BOOKS ARE AVAILABLE FOR REVIEW FOR THE FIRST TIME:

Author(s): Aitchison, Jean
Title: The Word Weavers
Subtitle: Newshounds and Wordsmiths
Year: 2007
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Announced in: http://linguistlist.org/issues/18/18-1939.html


Author(s): Schneider, Edgar W.
Title: Postcolonial English
Subtitle: Varieties around the world
Year: 2007
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Announced in: http://linguistlist.org/issues/18/18-1900.html


Author(s): Bang, Jogen Christian; Dor, Jorgen
Editor(s): Steffensen, Sune Vork; Nash, Joshua
Title: Language, Ecology and Society
Subtitle: A Dialectical Approach
Year: 2007
Publisher: Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd
ISBN: 0826494315
Announced in: http://linguistlist.org/issues/18/18-1703.html


Author(s): Cattell, Ray
Title: Children's Language, Revised Edition
Subtitle: Consensus and Controversy
Year: 2007
Publisher: Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd
ISBN: 082648879X
Announced in: http://linguistlist.org/issues/18/18-1692.html


Author(s): Faber, Brenton
Title: Discourse, Technology and Change
Year: 2007
Publisher: Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd
ISBN: 0826494846
Announced in: http://linguistlist.org/issues/18/18-1694.html


Editor(s): McCabe, Anne; O'Donnell, Mick; Whittaker, Rachel
Title: Advances in Language and Education
Year: 2007
Publisher: Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd
ISBN: 0826489605
Announced in: http://linguistlist.org/issues/18/18-1705.html


Author(s): Riley, Philip
Title: Language, Culture and Identity
Subtitle: An Ethnolinguistic Perspective
Series: Advances in Sociolinguistics
Year: 2007
Publisher: Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd
ISBN: 0826486282
Announced in: http://linguistlist.org/issues/18/18-1702.html


Editor(s): Anthonissen, Christine; Blommaert, Jan
Title: Discourse and Human Rights Violations
Series: Benjamins Current Topics 5
Year: 2007
Publisher: John Benjamins
ISBN: 9027222355
Announced in: http://linguistlist.org/issues/18/18-1967.html


Editor(s): Aurnague, Michel; Hickmann, Maya; Vieu, Laure
Title: The Categorization of Spatial Entities in Language and Cognition
Series: Human Cognitive Processing 20
Year: 2007
Publisher: John Benjamins
ISBN: 9027223742
Announced in: http://linguistlist.org/issues/18/18-1960.html


Editor(s): Bråten, Stein
Title: On Being Moved
Subtitle: From mirror neurons to empathy
Series: Advances in Consciousness Research 68
Year: 2007
Publisher: John Benjamins
ISBN: 9027252041
Announced in: http://linguistlist.org/issues/18/18-1932.html


Editor(s): Pöchhacker, Franz; Shlesinger, Miriam
Title: Healthcare Interpreting
Subtitle: Discourse and Interaction
Series: Benjamins Current Topics 9
Year: 2007
Publisher: John Benjamins
ISBN: 9027222398
Announced in: http://linguistlist.org/issues/18/18-1962.html


Editor(s): Radden, Günter; Köpcke, Klaus-Michael; Berg, Thomas; Siemund, Peter
Title: Aspects of Meaning Construction
Year: 2007
Publisher: John Benjamins
ISBN: 9027232423
Announced in: http://linguistlist.org/issues/18/18-1690.html


Editor(s): Sharifian, Farzad; Palmer, Gary B.
Title: Applied Cultural Linguistics
Subtitle: Implications for second language learning and intercultural communication
Series: Converging Evidence in Language and Communication Research 7
Year: 2007
Publisher: John Benjamins
ISBN: 9027238944
Announced in: http://linguistlist.org/issues/18/18-1701.html


Editor(s): Cain, Christopher M.; Russom, Geoffrey
Title: Studies in the History of the English Language III
Subtitle: Managing Chaos: Strategies for identifying change in English
Series: Topics in English Linguistics [TiEL] 53
Year: 2007
Publisher: Mouton de Gruyter
Announced in: http://linguistlist.org/issues/18/18-1958.html


Author(s): Domasch, Silke
Title: Biomedizin Als Sprachliche Kontroverse (Biomedicine as a Linguistic
Controversy)
Subtitle: Die Thematisierung von Sprache im öffentlichen Diskurs zur Gendiagnostik
Series: Sprache und Wissen 1
Year: 2007
Publisher: Mouton de Gruyter
Announced in: http://linguistlist.org/issues/18/18-1928.html


Editor(s): Elspaß, Stephan Johannes; Langer, Nils; Scharloth, Joachim;
Vandenbussche, Wim
Title: Germanic Language Histories 'from Below' (1700-2000)
Series: Studia Linguistica Germanica 86
Year: 2007
Publisher: Mouton de Gruyter
Announced in: http://linguistlist.org/issues/18/18-1931.html


Author(s): Mailhammer, Robert
Title: The Germanic Strong Verbs
Subtitle: Foundations and Development of a New System
Series: Trends in Linguistics. Studies and Monographs [TiLSM] 183
Year: 2007
Publisher: Mouton de Gruyter
Announced in: http://linguistlist.org/issues/18/18-1832.html


Author(s): Neiva, Eduardo
Title: Communication Games
Subtitle: The Semiotic Foundation of Culture
Series: Approaches to Applied Semiotics [AAS] 5
Year: 2007
Publisher: Mouton de Gruyter
Announced in: http://linguistlist.org/issues/18/18-1940.html


Author(s): Onysko, Alexander
Title: Anglicisms in German
Subtitle: Borrowing, Lexical Productivity, and Written Codeswitching
Series: Linguistik - Impulse & Tendenzen 23
Year: 2007
Publisher: Mouton de Gruyter
ISBN: 3110199468
Announced in: http://linguistlist.org/issues/18/18-1813.html


Editor(s): Sauerland, Uli; Gärtner, Hans-Martin
Title: Interfaces + Recursion = Language?
Subtitle: Chomsky's Minimalism and the View from Syntax-Semantics
Series: Studies in Generative Grammar [SGG] 89
Year: 2007
Publisher: Mouton de Gruyter
Announced in: http://linguistlist.org/issues/18/18-1941.html


Author(s): Szczepaniak, Renata
Title: Der Phonologisch-Typologische Wandel Des Deutschen Von Einer Silben- Zu
Einer Wortsprache (The Phonological-Typological Change of German From a Syllabic
Language to a Lexical Language)
Series: Studia Linguistica Germanica 85
Year: 2007
Publisher: Mouton de Gruyter
Announced in: http://linguistlist.org/issues/18/18-1929.html


Author(s): Tenbrink, Thora
Title: Space, Time, and the Use of Language
Subtitle: An Investigation of Relationships
Series: Cognitive Linguistics Research [CLR] 36
Year: 2007
Publisher: Mouton de Gruyter
Announced in: http://linguistlist.org/issues/18/18-1901.html


Author(s): Bauer, Laurie
Title: The Linguistics Student's Handbook
Year: 2007
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Announced in: http://linguistlist.org/issues/18/18-1768.html


Author(s): Boden, Margaret
Title: Mind as Machine
Subtitle: A History of Cognitive Science
Year: 2007
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199241449
Announced in: http://linguistlist.org/issues/18/18-1851.html


Editor(s): Danet, Brenda; Herring, Susan C.
Title: The Multilingual Internet
Subtitle: Language, Culture, and Communication Online
Year: 2007
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0195304799
Announced in: http://linguistlist.org/issues/18/18-1693.html


Author(s): Devitt, Michael
Title: Ignorance of Language
Year: 2007
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199250960
Announced in: http://linguistlist.org/issues/18/18-1852.html


Author(s): Forbes, Graeme
Title: Attitude Problems
Subtitle: An Essay On Linguistic Intensionality
Year: 2007
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199274940
Announced in: http://linguistlist.org/issues/18/18-1892.html


Author(s): Horwich, Paul
Title: Reflections on Meaning
Year: 2007
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199251258
Announced in: http://linguistlist.org/issues/18/18-1863.html


Author(s): Hughes, Christopher
Title: Kripke
Subtitle: Names, Necessity, and Identity
Year: 2007
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199288682
Announced in: http://linguistlist.org/issues/18/18-1866.html


Editor(s): Lepore, Ernest; Smith, Barry C.
Title: The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Language
Series: Oxford Handbooks in Philosophy
Year: 2007
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199259410
Announced in: http://linguistlist.org/issues/18/18-1891.html


Author(s): McKay, Thomas
Title: Plural Predication
Year: 2007
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199278148
Announced in: http://linguistlist.org/issues/18/18-1865.html


Author(s): Peters, Stanley; Westerståhl, Dag
Title: Quantifiers in Language and Logic
Year: 2007
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 019929125X
Announced in: http://linguistlist.org/issues/18/18-1867.html


Author(s): Ringe, Donald A.
Title: A History of English: From Proto-Indo-European to Proto-Germanic
Subtitle: Volume I
Series: A Linguistic History of English
Year: 2007
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 019928413X
Announced in: http://linguistlist.org/issues/18/18-1893.html


Author(s): Xu, Dan
Title: Typological Change in Chinese Syntax
Year: 2007
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199297568
Announced in: http://linguistlist.org/issues/18/18-1864.html


Editor(s): Barfield, Andy; Brown, Steve
Title: Reconstructing Autonomy in Language Education
Subtitle: Inquiry and Innovation
Year: 2007
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 0230001734
Announced in: http://linguistlist.org/issues/18/18-1679.html


Editor(s): Bowerman, Melissa; Brown, Penelope
Title: Crosslinguistic Perspectives on Argument Structure
Subtitle: Implications for Learnability
Year: 2007
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
ISBN: 0805841946
Announced in: http://linguistlist.org/issues/18/18-1722.html


Author(s): Duff, Patricia A.
Title: Case Study Research in Applied Linguistics
Year: 2007
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
ISBN: 0805823581
Announced in: http://linguistlist.org/issues/18/18-1721.html


Editor(s): Gibbs, Raymond W.; Colston, Herbert L.
Title: Irony in Language and Thought
Subtitle: A Cognitive Science Reader
Year: 2007
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
ISBN: 0805860614
Announced in: http://linguistlist.org/issues/18/18-1704.html


Editor(s): Liceras, Juana M.; Zobl, Helmut; Goodluck, Helen
Title: Role of Formal Features in Second Language Acquisition
Year: 2007
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
ISBN: 0805853545
Announced in: http://linguistlist.org/issues/18/18-1729.html


Author(s): Machin, David; Van Leeuwen, Theo
Title: Global Media Discourse
Year: 2007
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
ISBN: 0415359457
Announced in: http://linguistlist.org/issues/18/18-1968.html


Author(s): Trask, R.L.
Editor(s): Stockwell, Peter
Title: Language and Lingustics
Subtitle: The Key Concepts
Series: Routledge Key Guides
Year: 2007
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
ISBN: 0415413591
Announced in: http://linguistlist.org/issues/18/18-1680.html

Author(s): Cantone, Katja F.
Title: Code-switching in Bilingual Children
Series: Studies in Theoretical Psycholinguistics
Year: 2007
Publisher: Springer
Announced in: http://linguistlist.org/issues/18/18-1691.html


Author(s): Hausser, Roland
Title: A Computational Model of Natural Language Communication
Subtitle: Interpretation, Inference, and Production in Database Semantics
Year: 2006
Publisher: Springer
Announced in: http://linguistlist.org/issues/18/18-1733.html


Author(s): Helbig, Hermann
Title: Knowledge Representation and the Semantics of Natural Language
Series: Cognitive Technologies
Year: 2005
Publisher: Springer
Announced in: http://linguistlist.org/issues/18/18-1737.html


Author(s): Kao, Anne; Poteet, Steve
Title: Natural Language Processing and Text Mining
Year: 2006
Publisher: Springer
Announced in: http://linguistlist.org/issues/18/18-1769.html


Editor(s): Wahlster, Wolfgang
Title: SmartKom
Subtitle: Foundations of Multimodal Dialogue Systems
Series: Cognitive Technologies
Year: 2006
Publisher: Springer
Announced in: http://linguistlist.org/issues/18/18-1724.html


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