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Title: Linguistic Variation Yearbook 2009
Translated By: Jeroen van Craenenbroeck
Johan E.C.V. Rooryck
Series Title: Linguistic Variation Yearbook 9

The Linguistic Variation Yearbook is exclusively devoted to the study of
the nature and scope of linguistic variation from the point of view of the
minimalist program. In this perspective, the yearbook aims at going beyond
the traditional tension between explanatory and descriptive adequacy. It
seeks in particular to investigate to what extent the study of linguistic
variation can shed light on the broader issue of language particular vs.
language universal properties and design. The Linguistic Variation Yearbook
publishes annually a collection of (invited) articles on a theme that is
current in and important to the research on linguistic variation within the
generative framework. The focus is on comparative studies, such as research
on typology and dialect variation.

Publication Year: 2010
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9789027254795
Prices: U.S. $ 164.00
U.K. £ 109
Europe EURO 115.54