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Language Planning as a Sociolinguistic Experiment

By: Ernst Jahr

Provides richly detailed insight into the uniqueness of the Norwegian language development. Marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of the Norwegian nation following centuries of Danish rule


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Acquiring Phonology: A Cross-Generational Case-Study

By Neil Smith

The study also highlights the constructs of current linguistic theory, arguing for distinctive features and the notion 'onset' and against some of the claims of Optimality Theory and Usage-based accounts.


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Language Production and Interpretation: Linguistics meets Cognition

By Henk Zeevat

The importance of Henk Zeevat's new monograph cannot be overstated. [...] I recommend it to anyone who combines interests in language, logic, and computation [...]. David Beaver, University of Texas at Austin


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Title: Syntax: Structure, Meaning, and Function
Written By: RandyJ.LaPolla
URL: http://www.cambridge.org/us/catalogue/catalogue.asp?isbn=0521495652
Description:

This book is an introduction to syntactic theory and analysis that can be
used for both introductory and advanced courses in theoretical syntax. It
presents syntactic phenomena from a wide range of languages and introduces
students to the major typological issues that syntactic theories must
address. A generous number of exercises is included, and each chapter
contains suggestions for further reading that encompass work from many
theoretical perspectives.

Publication Year: 1997
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Syntax
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