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TOC: Sign Language and Linguistics 18/1 (2015)

Editor for this issue: Andrew Lamont <>

Date: 04-Nov-2015
From: Karin Plijnaar <>
Subject: Sign Language and Linguistics Vol. 18, No. 1 (2015)
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Publisher: John Benjamins

Journal Title: Sign Language and Linguistics
Volume Number: 18
Issue Number: 1
Issue Date: 2015

Main Text:

2015. iii, 166 pp.

Table of Contents


Researching linguistic features of text genres in a DGS corpus: The case of finger loci
Martje Hansen and Jens Hessmann
1 – 40

Head movements in Finnish Sign Language on the basis of Motion Capture data: A study of the form and function of nods, nodding, head thrusts, and head pulls
Anna Puupponen, Tuija Wainio, Birgitta Burger and Tommi Jantunen
41 – 89

Two languages at hand: Code-switching in bilingual deaf signers
Ulrike Zeshan and Sibaji Panda
90 – 131

Book reviews

Lorraine Leeson and John I. Saeed, Irish Sign Language. A Cognitive Linguistic Account
Reviewed by Christina Healy
132 – 134

Engin Arık (ed.), Current Directions in Turkish Sign Language Research
Reviewed by Donna Jo Napoli
135 – 141

Dissertation abstracts

Information Structure in Russian Sign Language and Sign Language of the Netherlands: (University of Amsterdam, 2014)
Vadim Kimmelman
142 – 150

Linguistic functions of head and body movements in Austrian Sign Language (ÖGS). A corpus-based analysis: (Karl-Franzens-University Graz, 2013)
Andrea Lackner
151 – 157

Sociolinguistic variation, language change and contact in the British Sign Language (BSL) lexicon: (Deafness Cognition & Language Research Centre, University College London, 2013)
Rose Stamp
158 – 166

Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
                            Text/Corpus Linguistics

Subject Language(s): Finnish Sign Language (fse)
                            German Sign Language (gsg)
                            Indian Sign Language (ins)

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