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  1. Spanish Word Formation

    First published in 1990. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published February 4th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Stretched Verb Constructions in English

    By D. J. Allerton

    Series: Routledge Studies in Germanic Linguistics

    Constructions such as 'make an accusation against', or 'give one's approval for' can be seen as 'stretched' versions of simple verbs, such as 'accuse' or 'approve of'. What is the precise linguistic nature of stretched verbs, and how many basic types are there? What kinds of grammatical connections...

    Published January 16th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Lenition and Contrast

    The Functional Consequences of Certain Phonetically Conditioned Sound Changes

    By Naomi Gurevich

    Series: Outstanding Dissertations in Linguistics

    This book analyzes 153 languages from a large variety of families to establish a previously unexplored relationship between phonetically conditioned sound changes such as lenitions and functional (meaning maintenance related) considerations. Carefully collecting numerous inventories of consonants,...

    Published January 13th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Metaphor and the Dynamics of Knowledge

    By Sabine Maasen, Peter Weingart

    Series: Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

    This book opens up a new route to the study of knowledge dynamics and the sociology of knowledge. The focus is on the role of metaphors as powerful catalysts, and the book dissects their role in the construction of theories of knowledge. It is of vital interest to social and cognitive scientists...

    Published December 15th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Language and Philosophical Problems

    By Sören Stenlund

    Language and Philosophical Problems investigates problems about mind, meaning and mathematics rooted in preconceptions of language. It deals in particular with problems which are connected with our tendency to be misled by certain prevailing views and preconceptions about language. Philosophical...

    Published December 15th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Public Discourses of Gay Men

    By Paul Baker

    Series: Routledge Advances in Corpus Linguistics

    Queer linguistics has only recently developed as an area of study; however academic interest in this field is rapidly increasing. Despite its growing appeal, many books on ‘gay language’ focus on private conversation and small communities. As such, Public Discourses of Gay Men represents an...

    Published December 11th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Theoretical Comparative Syntax

    Studies in Macroparameters

    By Naoki Fukui

    Series: Routledge Leading Linguists

    Collected for the first time in a single volume, these essays and articles by Naoki Fukui form an outline of some of the most significant and formative contributions to syntactic theory. Focusing particularly on the typological differences between English/type language and Japanese/type languages,...

    Published December 11th 2013 by Routledge

  8. The Dialects of Modern German

    A Linguistic Survey

    Edited by Charles Russ

    First published in 1989. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published December 11th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Pronominal Gender in English

    A Study of English Varieties from a Cross-Linguistic Perspective

    By Peter Siemund

    Series: Routledge Studies in Germanic Linguistics

    This book investigates the use of English third person pronouns (he, she, it) across different varieties of English, where we frequently find he and she used for inanimate objects (the tree – he, the house – he, the bucket – he, but the water – it). It is the first book-length study of this subject...

    Published December 10th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Causes and Consequences of Word Structure

    By Jennifer Hay

    Series: Outstanding Dissertations in Linguistics

    First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published December 10th 2013 by Routledge