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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: Constructing a Productive Other. Discourse Theory and the Convention Refugee Hearing
Written By: RobertFBarsky
Series Title: Pragmatics and Beyond New Series, 29
Description:

A study of the process of constructing a productive Other for the purpose of being admitted to Canada in the categort of "Convention refugee". The whole claiming procedure is analyzed with respect to two actual cases, and contextualized by reference to pertinent national and international jurisprudence, all analyzed within the context of discourse analaysis.

Publication Year: 1994
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1556192975
ISBN-13: 9781556192975
Pages: 272
Prices: U.S.$ 149
 
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9027250413
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