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Fri Aug 21 2020

TOC: Asia-Pacific Language Variation 6 / 1 (2020)

Editor for this issue: Sarah Robinson <>

Date: 14-Aug-2020
From: Karin Plijnaar <>
Subject: Asia-Pacific Language Variation Vol. 6, No. 1 (2020)
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Publisher: John Benjamins

Journal Title: Asia-Pacific Language Variation
Volume Number: 6
Issue Number: 1
Issue Date: 2020

Subtitle: Special Issue: Macro and micro-social variation in Asia-Pacific sign languages

Main Text:

2020. v, 150 pp.

Table of Contents


Macro and micro-social variation in Asia-Pacific sign languages
Nick Palfreyman
pp. 1–12


“Switching caps”: Two ways of communicating in sign in the Port Moresby deaf community, Papua New Guinea
Lauren W. Reed
pp. 13–52

The effect of sociolinguistic factors on variation in the Kata Kolok lexicon
Katie Mudd, Hannah Lutzenberger, Connie de Vos, Paula Fikkert, Onno Crasborn, and Bart de Boer
pp. 53–88

Social meanings of linguistic variation in BISINDO (Indonesian Sign Language)
Nick Palfreyman
pp. 89–118

Variation in the numeral system of Japanese Sign Language and Taiwan Sign Language: A comparative sociolinguistics study
Keiko Sagara and Nick Palfreyman
pp. 119–150

Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
                            Linguistic Theories

Subject Language(s): Indonesian Sign Language (inl)
                            Japanese Sign Language (jsl)
                            Taiwan Sign Language (tss)

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