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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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Query Subject:   Gender and Normativity in Spoken Language
Author:   Yishai Tobin
Submitter Email:  click here to access email

Linguistic LingField(s):  Sociolinguistics

Query:   I would appreciate references to research that support the hypothesis that women's speech more closely reflects standard or normative/prescriptive forms than men's language in general and in Spanish in particular. Although I am specifically interested in empirical studies of prosody, I would like references for both quantitative and qualitative research on all levels of language from phonetics/phonology to discourse/pragmatics. I will post a summary.
Yishai Tobin
yishai@bgumail.bgu.ac.il
LL Issue: 15.2288
Date posted: 20-Jul-2004



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