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Journal Title: Sign Language and Linguistics
Volume/Issue:   17 / 1
Date: 2014
Table of Contents: Sign Language & Linguistics 17:1

Table of Contents


Scalar implicatures in a signed language
Kathryn Davidson
1 – 19

Non-native or native vocabulary in Mexican Sign Language
Bernadet Hendriks and Shelley Dufoe
20 – 55

Do repeated references result in sign reduction?
Marieke Hoetjes, Emiel Krahmer and Marc Swerts
56 – 81

A quantitative analysis of sign lengthening in American Sign Language
Jesse Stewart
82 – 101

Book Review

Joseph Hill, Language Attitudes in the American Deaf Community
Reviewed by Jon Henner
103 – 107

Dissertation Abstracts

There once was a verb: The predicative core of possessive and nominalization structures in American Sign Language
Natasha Abner
109 – 118

The nature of object marking in American Sign Language: (Purdue University, 2013)
Kadir Gökgöz
119 – 122
Publisher: John Benjamins
Linguistic Field(s): Morphology
Subject Language(s): American Sign Language
Dutch Sign Language
Mexican Sign Language
LL Issue: 25.2632