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  1. An Effort Based Approach to Consonant Lenition

    By Robert Kirchner

    Series: Outstanding Dissertations in Music from British Universities

    The first serious typological survey of the lenition process in modern phonological literature....

    Published November 15th 2001 by Routledge

  2. Academic Discourse

    By John Flowerdew

    Series: Applied Linguistics and Language Study

    Academic Discourse presents a collection of specially commissioned articles on the theme of academic discourse. Divided into sections covering the main approaches, each begins with a state of the art overview of the approach and continues with exemplificatory empirical studies. ...

    Published November 8th 2001 by Routledge

  3. The Return to Ethics

    Special Issue of The Translator (Volume 7/2, 2001)

    Edited by Anthony Pym

    If civilizations are to cooperate as well as clash, our mediators must solve problems using serious thought about relations between Self and Other. Translation Studies has thus returned to questions of ethics. But this is no return to any prescriptive linguistics of equivalence. As the...

    Published October 31st 2001 by Routledge

  4. Vowel Reduction in Optimality Theory

    By Katherine Crosswhite

    Series: Outstanding Dissertations in Linguistics

    This book examines the phenomenon of vowel reduction, in which two or more underlying vowel qualities are neutralized in unstressed position....

    Published October 25th 2001 by Routledge

  5. Globalization and Language Teaching

    Edited by David Block, Deborah Cameron

    This book considers the issues globalization raises for second language learning and teaching. Block and Cameron's collection shows how, in an economy based on services and information, the linguistic skills of workers becomes increasingly important. New technologies make possible new kinds of...

    Published October 24th 2001 by Routledge

  6. The Words Between the Spaces

    Buildings and Language

    By Deborah Cameron, Thomas A. Markus

    Series: Architext

    Using language - speaking and understanding it - is a defining ability of human beings, woven into all human activity. It is therefore inevitable that it should be deeply implicated in the design, production and use of buildings. Building legislation, design guides, competition and other briefs,...

    Published October 24th 2001 by Routledge

  7. Distinctiveness, Coercion and Sonority

    A Unified Theory of Weight

    By Bruce Moren

    Series: Outstanding Dissertations in Linguistics

    This volume proposes a unified weight theory that challenges traditionally held beliefs regarding the vowel/consonant dichotomy inherent in moraicity and illuminates many previously intractable issues....

    Published October 18th 2001 by Routledge

  8. Minimal Indirect Reference

    A Theory of the Syntax-Phonology Interface

    By Amanda Seidl

    Series: Outstanding Dissertations in Linguistics

    This book investigates the nature of the relationship between phonology and syntax and proposes a theory of Minimal Indirect Reference that solves many classic problems relating to the topic....

    Published October 18th 2001 by Routledge

  9. On Stories

    By Richard Kearney

    Series: Thinking in Action

    Stories offer us some of the richest and most enduring insights into the human condition and have preoccupied philosophy since Aristotle. On Stories presents in clear and compelling style just why narrative has this power over us and argues that the unnarrated life is not worth living. Drawing on...

    Published October 17th 2001 by Routledge

  10. Phonetic and Phonological Aspects of Geminate Timing

    By William Ham

    Series: Outstanding Dissertations in Linguistics

    Using acoustic studies of Bernese, Hungarian, Levantine Arabic and Madurese, the author argues that differences in geminate timing are ultimately correlated with whether a language is syllable-or mora-timed....

    Published October 11th 2001 by Routledge