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  1. Current Morphology

    By Andrew Carstairs-McCarthy

    This book aims to provide a thorough and wide-ranging introduction to approaches to morphology in linguistic theory over the last twenty years. This comprehensive survey concentrates not only on the generative linguistic mainstream, but on approaches that are less fashionable or relatively unknown...

    Published May 8th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Linguistic Ecology

    Language Change and Linguistic Imperialism in the Pacific Region

    By Peter Mühlhäusler

    In this book, the author examines the transformation of the Pacific language region under the impact of colonization, westernization and modernization. By focusing on the linguistic and socio-historical changes of the past 200 years, it aims to bring a new dimension to the study of Pacific...

    Published May 8th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Morphological Aspects of Language Processing

    Edited by Laurie Beth Feldman

    It is now well established that phonological -- and orthographic -- codes play a crucial role in the recognition of isolated words and in understanding the sequences of words that comprise a sentence. However, words and sentences are organized with respect to morphological as well as phonological...

    Published May 7th 2015 by Psychology Press

  4. Narrative Comprehension, Causality, and Coherence

    Essays in Honor of Tom Trabasso

    Edited by Susan R. Goldman, Arthur C. Graesser

    This volume provides an excellent overview of the field of discourse processes, capturing both its breadth and its depth. World-renowned researchers present the latest theoretical developments and thought-provoking empirical data. In doing so, they cover a broad range of communicative activities,...

    Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Children's Language

    Volume 11: Interactional Contributions To Language Development

    Edited by Keith E. Nelson, Ayhan Aksu-Ko‡

    These volumes present coherent sets of papers developed along two of the thematic lines that underscored the program of the meeting of the International Association for the Study of Child Language in Istanbul in the summer of 1996. Thoroughly reviewed and updated to reflect the state of child...

    Published April 29th 2015 by Psychology Press

  6. A Handbook of Persuasive Tactics

    A Practical Language Guide

    By Joan Mulholland

    Most people have to communicate with colleagues every day and persuade them to understand their opinions or to accept their views. This handbook is intended for anyone who is interested in such goal-oriented language. It extracts 300 persuasive tactics from research findings in communication,...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Rhaeto-Romance Languages

    By Paola Beninca, John Haiman

    The Rhaeto-Romance languages have been known as such to the linguistic community since the pioneering studies of Ascoli and Gartner over a century ago. There has never been a community of RR speakers based on a common history or polity and the various dialects are mutually unintelligible, but a...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Functional Categories and Parametric Variation

    By Jamal Ouhalla

    This book explores the idea that functional categories are the flesh and blood of grammar'. From within the context of the Principles and Parameters framework put forward by Chomsky and others, Jamal Ouhalla develops the argument that much of what we understand by the term grammar and grammatical...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Studies in General and English Phonetics

    Essays in Honour of Professor J.D. O'Connor

    Edited by Jack Windsor Lewis

    Rhythm, intonation, exotic and familiar languages as well as computer-sythesized audio-communications, procedures in forensic linguistics, pronunciation lexicography, language change and sociological aspects of speech such as English regional accents and dialects in Britain and other parts of the...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Techniques of Description

    Spoken and Written Discourse

    By Gwyneth Fox, Michael Hoey

    This book is a tribute to Malcolm Coulthard, who has been remarkably active and influential across a wide range of English Language Studies. He is particularly well-known for his pioneering work in spoken and written discourse analysis and most recently, for his work in forensic linguistics. This...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge