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Journal Title: Written Language and Literacy
Volume/Issue:   15 / 2
Issue Title: Units of Language - Units of Writing
Date: 2012
Table of Contents: 2012. v, 140 pp.

Table of Content

Introduction to special issue on ‘Units of Language – Units of Writing’: A key relationship for writing systems research
David Roberts and Terry Joyce

Literacy, rationality, and logic: The historical and developmental origins of logical discourse
David R. Olson

Offline segmentation and online language processing units: The influence of literacy
Dorina Veldhuis and Jeanne Kurvers

How subtle differences in orthography influence conceptual interpretation
Arina Banga, Esther Hanssen, Robert Schreuder and Anneke Neijt

Boundaries in written representations: The potential beginning of words in German
Martin Neef

Writing grammar rather than tone: An orthography experiment in Togo
David Roberts and Stephen L. Walter

Orthographic representation and variation within the Japanese writing system: Some corpus-based observations
Terry Joyce, Bor Hodošček and Kikuko Nishina

Book reviews: Stephen Chrisomalis. Numerical Notation. A Comparative History. Cambridge/New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010. Pp 486.
Georg Schuppener

Mary P. Sheridan & Jennifer Rowsell. Design Literacies: Learning and Innovation in the Digital Age. London, New York: Routledge Chapman & Hall, 2010. Pp xii + 132
Simone Amorocho
Publisher: John Benjamins
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Discourse Analysis
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Writing Systems
Language Acquisition
Subject Language(s): Afrikaans
Frisian, Western
Frisian, Northern
Frisian, Eastern
Frisian, Western
LL Issue: 23.3496