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Evolutionary Syntax

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The Making of Vernacular Singapore English

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LINGUIST List Supporting Publishers

The LINGUIST List thanks the following publishers for their most generous support, without which we could not continue to operate. Please click on a publisher's name for more information.

Major Supporters

Bloomsbury Publishing (formerly The Continuum International Publishing Group)
Continuum are pleased to present an ever-expanding Linguistics list. We are delighted to be publishing the Collected Works of M.A.K. Halliday.
Brill is a well-established international academic publishing house with offices in Leiden, the Netherlands and Boston, USA. Since 1683, Brill has produced excellent, high-quality publications in the Humanities and Law. Over the years Brill has gradually built up a strong reputation in the field of Languages & Linguistics, with a special focus on Afro-asiatic, Asian, African and Indo-European Languages. Therefore, Brill is very pleased to announce its support for the Linguist List. Following the launch of its catalog in the field of Languages & Linguistics in 2007, becoming a supporting publisher of the Linguist List is a natural step. Brill seeks to be part of the communities that matter most to their authors, editors and readers. We are here to meet you!
Cambridge Scholars Publishing
Cambridge Scholars Publishing is an academic publisher aiming to promote knowledge and learning through the production and distribution of valuable academic works. We have recently made plans to expand our coverage which will now include all areas of the arts and humanities. We have an interest in publishing proceedings of established or promising new conferences, research monographs, and edited volumes of academic work. We do not at present publish textbooks or non-academic manuscripts.
Cambridge University Press
Dedicated to the advancement of knowledge through publishing and printing.
Cascadilla Press
Cascadilla Press is an independent scholarly publisher focusing on linguistics. Best known for Arboreal, our syntactic tree font, we publish books, software, and games in all areas of linguistics. You can see our complete list of titles at
De Gruyter Mouton
De Gruyter Mouton is one of the world’s leading publishers in the fields of linguistics and communication science. Based in Berlin, De Gruyter Mouton also have branches in Boston and in Beijing. Mouton publishes over 80 books every year as well as nearly 40 academic journals, and is particularly renowned for excellent reference books such as the Handbooks of Applied Linguistics and the Handbooks of Linguistics and Communication Science (HSK).
Edinburgh University Press
Edinburgh University Press is a forward-looking, independent university press with a reputation for publishing books and journals of an enviably high quality in the humanities and social sciences. With titles spanning sociolinguistics, applied linguistics, TESOL, historical linguistics, theoretical linguistics, language studies, cognitive linguistics and psycholinguistics our Linguistics and English Language list offers students, teachers and researchers a range of titles that cater to all levels, from undergraduate to postgraduate through to lecturer. Edinburgh University Press publications are available world-wide through our network of agents and sales representatives. In North America we distribute the majority of our titles through our partners Oxford University Press.
Elsevier Ltd
Elsevier publishes journals, monographs, series and reference works in core, interdisciplinary and applied linguistics. In addition to the collection of language pathology titles published under the Academic Press imprint, Elsevier also publishes Pergamon, Ablex and North-Holland titles. All journals are available electronically through For more information on Elsevier linguistics titles visit
Equinox Publishing Ltd
Equinox Publishing Ltd is an independent academic publisher founded in 2003 by Janet Joyce and based in London. In addition to our other subject areas, we publish textbooks and monographs in linguistics. We have a backlist of about 100 published titles in linguistics and we will publish another 12 to 15 new books each year. Our international group of series editors commission books from authors worldwide within 12 distinct series across various branches of linguistics. Since 2003, our list of academic journals in linguistics has grown in number to 10 and include the Journal of Applied Linguistics and Linguistics and the Human Sciences. Our publishing attains the highest academic standards and is gaining an international reputation.
European Language Resources Association (ELRA)
The European Language Resources Association (ELRA) was established as a non-profit organisation in Luxembourg in February, 1995. ELRA is the driving force to make available the language resources for language engineering and to evaluate language engineering technologies. In order to achieve this goal, ELRA is active in identification, distribution, collection, validation, standardisation, improvement, in promoting the production of language resources, in supporting the infrastructure to perform evaluation campaigns and in developing a scientific field of language resources and evaluation..
Georgetown University Press
Georgetown University Press publishes scholarly books and journals for a diverse, worldwide readership. These publications, written by an international group of authors representing a broad range of intellectual perspectives, reflect the academic and institutional strengths of the university. We publish peer-reviewed works of academic distinction, with exceptional editorial and production quality, in five subjects: bioethics; international affairs & human rights; languages & linguistics; political science, public policy & public management; and religion & ethics.
ISD, Distributor of Scholarly Books
ISD is a distributor of scholarly and specialist publications from some of the world’s finest publishing houses.
John Benjamins
John Benjamins Publishing Company is an independent academic publisher with offices in Amsterdam, The Netherlands and Philadelphia, USA. Highlighted by a strong traditional presence in the field of Linguistics the John Benjamins list also contains important work in such other fields as Psychology, Literary Studies, Philosophy, Translation Studies, Interpreting, Terminology, Lexicography, Organizational Studies and Art History.
Lincom GmbH
LINCOM publishes studies on basic research as well as textbooks and handbooks in all academic disciplines. The studies are mainly written in English, German, French, Spanish, Portuguese or Italian.
MIT Press
The MIT Press is the only university press in the United States whose list is based in science and technology. This does not mean that science and engineering are all we publish, but it does mean that we are committed to the edges and frontiers of the world -- to exploring new fields and new modes of inquiry. (For a time we described our publishing program as chasing "The Moving Frontier," but we've moved beyond even that.) We publish about 200 new books a year and over 40 journals. We are a major publishing presence in fields as diverse as architecture, social theory, economics, cognitive science, and computational science, and we have a long-term commitment to both design excellence and the efficient and creative use of new technologies. Our goal is to create books and journals that are challenging, creative, attractive, and yet affordable to individual readers.
Morgan & Claypool Publishers
Morgan & Claypool Publishers LLC is an innovative new company formed by experienced publishing professionals to serve the global research and development communities in science and technology. We believe that online delivery technology presents exciting opportunities for authors and publishers to create new information vehicles that improve on existing print documents. Our mission is to create "next generation" digital information products that combine authoritative content with state-of-the-art technology and a customer-oriented business model. The company is based in the United States and has offices in the San Francisco Bay Area; Ft. Collins, Colorado; Bonita Springs, Florida; and Seattle, Washington.
Multilingual Matters
Multilingual Matters is dedicated to publishing the very best textbooks and research monographs in the fields of applied linguistics, literacy education, multicultural education and immigrant language learning. We take an ethical stance in all of our business dealings and strive to make a positive change wherever we can, and we pride ourselves on our willingness to publish work from neglected geographical areas and our ability to discover and publish cutting-edge research from all over the world.
Narr Francke Attempto Verlag GmbH + Co. KG
For years the publishing houses Gunter Narr Verlag, Tübingen, A. Francke Verlag , Tübingen & Basel and the Attempto Verlag, Tübingen are firmly established in the field of the international science publishing houses. The program covers monographs, anthologies and text books from the specialist areas linguistics and literary studies, culture and media, history, philosophy and theology; renowned scientists from in and foreign country rank among the authors.
Oxford University Press
Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. It furthers the University's objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide.
Palgrave Macmillan
Palgrave Macmillan is a global academic publisher for scholarship, research and professional learning. We publish monographs, journals, reference works and professional titles, online and in print. With a focus on humanities and social sciences, Palgrave Macmillan offers authors and readers the very best in academic content whilst also supporting the community with innovative new formats and tools.
Peter Lang AG
The Peter Lang publishing group consists of several editing companies which have favoured contacts with worldwide authors. The specialised academic publications, which are not printed in great numbers, demand some very efficient and specific marketing, as well as precisely targeted advertising throughout the world and an extremely well-documented organisation.
Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
Routledge is a distinguished publisher in the social sciences and humanities part of the academic division of Informa Plc, the world's largest provider of knowledge and skills via events, PI and publishing, for academic, professional and commercial markets.
Offering linguists around the world food for thought: The Springer Linguistics program covers aspects of linguistics from applied, comparative and computational perspectives. It provides researchers with information on the many complex issues inherent in the teaching, learning and study of languages. (Kluwer Academic Publishers and Springer-Verlag have merged into a combined publishing company simply known as Springer.)
University of Toronto Press
Wiley-Blackwell is the most successful and prestigious publisher of linguistics books in the world. Our program is distinctive due to its authority and selectivity; our authors and editors are the leading researchers and teachers in their respective subdisciplines. We are best known for our successful and long-running Handbooks in Linguistics series of reference books, our bestselling linguistics textbooks, and more than 20 language and linguistics journals dedicated to serving the global academic community.


Ziel des Baar-Verlags ist es, Wissenschaftlern den Weg zu qualitativ hochwertigen Publikationen zu ebnen. Dafür setzen wir unser gesamtes verlegerisches Know-how ein und konzentrieren uns auf das Wesentliche: die Herstellung anspruchsvoller Publikationen und deren weltweite Verbreitung.
Linguistic Association of Finland
The Linguistic Association of Finland was founded in 1977 to promote linguistic research and the teaching of linguistics in Finland by offering a forum for discussion, both in Finland and abroad.
Netherlands Graduate School of Linguistics / Landelijke (LOT)
LOT is a national graduate school in which seven major research institutes/groups of linguists in the Netherlands, from the universities of Amsterdam (UvA & VU), Groningen, Leiden, Nijmegen, Tilburg, Utrecht and the MPI-Nijmegen have joined forces. It is the goal of LOT: (i) to provide a national forum to advance communication between the research programs of the various participating institutes with a view to short- and long-term collaboration; (ii) to stimulate new initiatives and developments in research; (iii) to create frameworks in which socially relevant aspects of linguistic research can be profitably exploited; (iv) to stimulate international communication for the benefit of research and education; (v)to continue and develop the national curriculum for graduate students in linguistics. See also
SIL International Publications
SIL publishes books about languages and cultures of the world for education, research, and reference.
University of Nebraska Press
The University of Nebraska Press primarily publishes nonfiction books and scholarly journals, along with a few titles per season in contemporary and regional prose and poetry. On occasion, we reprint previously published fiction of established reputation, and we have several programs to publish literary works in translation. Through our paperback imprint, Bison Books, we publish reprints of classic books of myriad genres. Our primary mission, defined by the University through the Press Advisory Board of faculty members working in concert with the Press, is to find, evaluate, and publish in the best fashion possible, serious works of nonfiction.