On Language

The first and largest of the five parts contains work on typology and language
universals . Greenberg's impact on the field of typology and universals research
has been immense . He was the first American linguist to recognize the
importance ...

On Language

On Language

This is a collection of 37 of the most important, enduring, and influential essays by one of the great linguists of this century, gathered from a wide range of journals and books spanning four decades.

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On Language
Language: en
Pages: 737
Authors: Joseph Harold Greenberg, Suzanne Kemmer
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 1990 - Publisher: Stanford University Press

This is a collection of 37 of the most important, enduring, and influential essays by one of the great linguists of this century, gathered from a wide range of journals and books spanning four decades.
Sociopolitical Perspectives on Language Policy and Planning in the USA
Language: en
Pages: 365
Authors: Thom Huebner, Kathryn Anne Davis, Joseph Lo Bianco
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999 - Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing

In the third part some practical issues are raised by looking into the role of language and culture in teaching reading, foreign language policy in higher education, Hawaiian language regenesis, and gender neutralization in American English."--BOOK JACKET.
Fifty Key Thinkers on Language and Linguistics
Language: en
Pages: 328
Authors: Margaret Thomas
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-04-27 - Publisher: Taylor & Francis

What was the first language, and where did it come from? Do all languages have properties in common? What is the relationship of language to thought? Fifty Key Thinkers on Language and Linguistics explores how fifty of the most influential figures in the field have asked and have responded to
Complexity Perspectives on Language, Communication and Society
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Àngels Massip-Bonet, Albert Bastardas-Boada
Categories: Technology & Engineering
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-10-13 - Publisher: Springer

The “language-communication-society” triangle defies traditional scientific approaches. Rather, it is a phenomenon that calls for an integration of complex, transdisciplinary perspectives, if we are to make any progress in understanding how it works. The highly diverse agents in play are not merely cognitive and/or cultural, but also emotional and behavioural
Neuropsycholinguistic Perspectives on Language Cognition
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Corine Astesano, Mélanie Jucla
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-06-12 - Publisher: Psychology Press

This book brings together experts from the fields of linguistics, psychology and neuroscience to explore how a multidisciplinary approach can impact on research into the neurocognition of language. International contributors present cutting-edge research from cognitive and developmental psychology, neuropsychology, psycholinguistics and computer science, and discuss how this contributes to neuropsycholinguistics,

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