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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

Query Details

Query Subject:   Analyzing National Identity in Discourse
Author:   Ryan Pickard
Submitter Email:  click here to access email

Linguistic LingField(s):  Discourse Analysis

Query:   I am a masters student writing a paper on Identity Construction. I am
looking at the construction of National Identity discourse in mainstream
media, emerging social media, and in interviews 'on the ground.' I don't
have time to "analyse" spoken data but will be applying Systemic
Functional Analysis to the newspaper articles and a blog.

Big Question: What theories should I be thinking of applying which
allow me to use a method for collecting and interpreting the interview
data without needing to record, transcribe and analyse it lexico-

Any advice welcome...

Ryan Pickard
LL Issue: 21.1996
Date posted: 26-Apr-2010


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