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Fri Mar 16 2012

TOC: Journal of Pidgin and Creole Languages 27/1 (2012)

Editor for this issue: Justin Petro <>

Date: 15-Mar-2012
From: Paul Peranteau <>
Subject: Journal of Pidgin and Creole Languages Vol. 27, No. 1 (2012)
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Publisher: John Benjamins

Journal Title: Journal of Pidgin and Creole Languages Volume Number: 27 Issue Number: 1 Issue Date: 2012

Main Text:

2012. iv, 208 pp.

Table of Contents

Typologizing grammatical complexities: or Why creoles may be paradigmaticallysimple but syntagmatically averageJeff Good1–47

The complex of creole typological features: The case of Mauritian CreoleAnthony P. Grant and Diana Guillemin48–104

Which Mix — code-switching or a mixed language? — Gurindji KriolFelicity Meakins105–140

Language and gender in the CaribbeanReviewed by Jack Sidnell141–157

Papiamentu as one of the most complex languages in the world: A reply to KouwenbergMikael Parkvall159–166

RejoinderSilvia Kouwenberg167–169

Case closed?: Testing the feature pool hypothesisJohn McWhorter171–182

The bilingual child: Early development and language contact. By Virginia Yip andStephen MatthewsReviewed by Fredric Field183–186

Social lives in language — Sociolinguistics and multilingual speech communities.Celebrating the work of Gillian Sankoff. Edited by Miriam Meyerhoff and Naomi NagyReviewed by Pieter Muysken187–189

The making of Mauritian Creole. Analyses diachroniques à partir des textesanciens (Westminster Creolistics Series 9). Edited by Philip Baker & GuillaumeFon SingReviewed by Ingrid Neumann-Holzschuh190–195

Russkie pidzhiny. By Elena Vs. PerekhvalskayaReviewed by Dieter Stern196–200

Dictionary of Louisiana French: As Spoken in Cajun, Creole, and American IndianCommunities. Senior editor Albert Valdman, Associate editor Kevin J. Rottet withassistant editors Richard Guidry, Thomas A. Klingler, Amanda LaFleur, TamaraLindner, Michael D. Picone, and Dominique RyonReviewed by Karin Speedy201–204

Variation, selection, development: Probing the evolutionary model of languagechange. Edited by Regine Eckardt, Gerhard Jager, and Tonjes VeenstraReviewed by Derek Bickerton205–208

Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics                             Language Acquisition                             Sociolinguistics                             Typology
Subject Language(s): Creole French, Louisiana (lou)                             Creole French, Seselwa (crs)                             Gurinji (gue)                             Kriol (rop)                             Morisyen (mfe)                             Papiamento (pap)

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