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  • Mobilian Jargon

    Mobilian Jargon
    av Emanuel J. Drechsel

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198240334

    The study of Native American languages has traditionally paid little attention to linguistic convergence, just as linguists focusing on language contact have often neglected Native American cases. Drawing both on fieldwork and on archival research E…

  • A Linguistic Anthropology of Praxis and Language Shift

    A Linguistic Anthropology of Praxis and Language Shift
    av Lukas D. Tsitsipis

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198237310

    Lukas D. Tsitsipis explores a case of linguistic shift in the Balkans. He focuses on Arvanitika, an Albanian variety spoken in Greece which is under threat through a process of attrition. Various factors relating the linguistic to the non-linguistic…

  • Language Mixing in Infant Bilingualism

    Language Mixing in Infant Bilingualism
    av Elizabeth Lanza

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198235750

    This book addresses the issue of language contact in the context of child language acquisition. Lanza examines in detail the simultaneous acquisition of Norwegian and English by two first-born children in families living in Norway in which the mothe…

  • Language Mixing in Infant Bilingualism

    Language Mixing in Infant Bilingualism
    av Elizabeth Lanza

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199265060

    Examines the simultaneous acquisition of Norwegian and English by two first-born children each with one American and one Norwegian parent. Investigates the issue of language mixing in relation to language dominance and the child's differentiation be…

  • The Languages of Jerusalem

    The Languages of Jerusalem
    av Bernard Spolsky

    Inbunden - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198239086

    The Old City of Jerusalem, small and densely populated, is a complex microcosm of Israeli society. It is a multilingual community characterized by unequal power relations between the speakers of the two official languages of Israel - Arabs and Jews.…

  • Language Contact and Change

    Language Contact and Change
    av Carmen Silva-Corvalan

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198236443

    Although the large Hispanic community of Los Angeles is basically a geographically stable urban community, bound by historical, social, linguistic, and cultural factors, both its boundaries and its internal structure are impermanent and undergoing c…

  • Language Policy and Social Reproduction

    Language Policy and Social Reproduction
    av Padraig O Riagain

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198235187

    During the nineteenth century Irish-speaking communities declined almost to the point of extinction. But in 1922 the new Irish state launched a broad strategy to re-establish Irish as a national language. This book is about that policy and its impac…

  • Linguistic Consequences of Language Contact and Restriction

    Linguistic Consequences of Language Contact and Restriction
    av Raymond Mougeon

    Inbunden - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198248279

    The description of minority or threatened languages with a view to documenting the linguistic consequences of language contact and restriction has now emerged as a distinct area of investigation within sociolinguistics. In this book, Raymond Mougeon…

  • Language Obsolescence and Revitalization

    Language Obsolescence and Revitalization
    av Mari C. Jones

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198237112

    The territorial contraction and speaker-reduction undergone by the Welsh language during the past few centuries has resulted in its categorization by many linguists as an obsolescent language. This study illustrates that, although it is undeniably s…

  • Language, Identity, and Social Division

    Language, Identity, and Social Division
    av Eliezer Ben-Rafael

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198240723

    The shift to Hebrew as a national language is at the root of the creation of Israel, yet many Jewish former immigrants still use the language of their country of origin. Ultra-orthodox communities retain their own codes, and the use of Arabic remain…

  • Language Contact in Japan

    Language Contact in Japan
    av Leo J. Loveday

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198235590

    The Japanese are often characterized as exclusive and ethnocentric, yet a close examination of their linguistic and cultural history reveals a very different picture: although theirs is essentially a monolingual speech community they emerge as a peo…

  • Language Selection and Switching in Strasbourg

    Language Selection and Switching in Strasbourg
    av Penelope Gardner-Chloros

    Inbunden - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198249931

    The term `code-switching' is used to describe the mixing of different language varieties which often results from language contact. Penelope Gardner-Chloros presents the first full-length study of code-switching in a European context. Throughout his…

  • Dynamics of a Contact Continuum

    Dynamics of a Contact Continuum
    av Ho Mian-Lian

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198248286

    Singaporean English is an indigenized variety of the language which has developed chiefly through English-medium education. The authors of this book investigate the various factors influencing the indigenization of the language and its use in the fa…

  • Social Motivations for Codeswitching

    Social Motivations for Codeswitching
    av Carol Myers-Scotton

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198239239

    Codeswitching may be broadly defined as the use of two or more linguistic varieties in the same conversation. Using data from multilingual African context, Carol Myers-Scotton advances a theoretical argument which aims at a general explanation of th…

  • Dialects Converging

    Dialects Converging
    av Paul Kerswill

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198248262

    Recent models of dialect contact, notably in the work of Trudgill, Chambers, James Milroy, and Labov have stressed the importance of the notions of salience, simplification, linguistic complexity, and the speech community in accounting for the patte…

  • Language, Education, and Development

    Language, Education, and Development
    av Suzanne Romaine

    Inbunden - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198239666

    Papua New Guinea's struggle for development is intimately bound up with the history of Tok Pisin, an English-based pidgin which is the product of nineteenth-century colonialism in the Pacific. The language has since become the most important lingua…