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Abanamat Reactions to the Ban on Profanity in Art

Ingunn Lunde.

in Language on Display

February 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sociolinguistics. 9542 words.

This chapter explores the reactions of people working in the cultural field to the 2014 Russian ban on the use of verbal obscenity in film, literature and public performances, reactions...

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The aborted bribery event of U.S. Senator Larry Pressler

Roger W. Shuy.

in The Language of Bribery Cases

November 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sociolinguistics. 1997 words.

Analysis of the FBI’s undercover interview with Senator Pressler highlights the usefulness of the structure and flow of a bribery speech event. The first two phases, problem and proposed...

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Accent as Social Symbol

Lynda Mugglestone.

in Talking Proper

November 2007; p ublished online January 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sociolinguistics. 13219 words.

This chapter focuses on accent as a social symbol. It argues that the drive to raise the linguistic consciousness in terms of accent is not that ‘doctrine of appropriate usage’ — the...

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Acceptability Judgments

Jon Sprouse.

in Linguistics

P ublished online July 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Linguistics; Anthropological Linguistics; Language Families; Psycholinguistics; Sociolinguistics. 10522 words.

Acceptability judgments form a substantial portion of the empirical foundation of nearly every area of linguistics (e.g., phonology, morphology, syntax, and semantics) and nearly every type...

Accountability in Social Interaction

Edited by Jeffrey D. Robinson.

July 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Book. Subjects: Sociolinguistics; Psycholinguistics. 376 pages.

Within the study of language and social interaction, in which this book is situated, the concept of “accountability”—including related concepts, such as “account” or “motive,” “accounting,”...

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Accountability in Social Interaction

Jeffrey D. Robinson.

in Accountability in Social Interaction

July 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sociolinguistics; Psycholinguistics. 16842 words.

From the general perspective of language and social interaction, especially ethnomethodology and conversation analysis, this chapter reviews two broad senses of the notion of...

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The Accountability of Proposing (vs. Soliciting Proposals of) Arrangements

Jeffrey D. Robinson and Heidi Kevoe-Feldman.

in Accountability in Social Interaction

July 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sociolinguistics; Psycholinguistics. 10849 words.

Using conversation analysis—in the context of ordinary, English, telephone conversation between adults—this chapter examines the social and interactional organization of a...

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Achieving Intersubjectivity in Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC)

Peter Auer and Ina Hörmeyer.

in Intercorporeality

July 2017; p ublished online August 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sociolinguistics. 9491 words.

This paper investigates communication, including computer-based speech aids by people with severe cerebral palsy—namely Augmented and Alternative Communication, AAC. The reduced bodily...

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Achieving your GOAL: A case study of three learners

Tanya McCarthy.

in Independent Language Learning

September 2011; p ublished online May 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sociolinguistics. 4728 words.

This chapter reports on a yearlong case study of three learners at Kanda University of International Studies in Japan. Analysing data from learner portfolios, interviews and reflective...

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Acoustic and Aerodynamic Data on Somali Chizigula Stops

Michal Temkin Martinez and Vanessa Rosenbaum.

in Africa's Endangered Languages

August 2017; p ublished online August 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sociolinguistics. 4646 words.

Somali Chizigula (G311; xma; also Mushungulu) is an endangered language spoken in Somalia and by Somali-Bantu refugees abroad. The Somali-Bantu are descendants of Tanzanian Kizigua (G31;...

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Acoustic Phonetics

Allard Jongman.

in Linguistics

P ublished online March 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Linguistics; Anthropological Linguistics; Language Families; Psycholinguistics; Sociolinguistics. 7913 words.

Acoustic phonetics is the study of the acoustic characteristics of speech, including an analysis and description of speech in terms of its physical properties, such as frequency, intensity,...

Acquisition of Language

Eve V. Clark.

in Linguistics

P ublished online October 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Linguistics; Anthropological Linguistics; Language Families; Psycholinguistics; Sociolinguistics. 11974 words.

First language acquisition—the study of how children acquire their first language(s)––is the branch of psycholinguistics that deals with the process of acquisition. This field is variously...

Acting Like Women, Acted Upon

Rudolf P. Gaudio.

in Queer Excursions

August 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sociolinguistics. 11585 words.

In the Islamic, Hausa-speaking region of northern Nigeria ‘yan daudu are men who are said to talk and act “like women” and who sometimes participate in affective, sexual, and economic...

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Acting with One Voice

Jane E. Goodman.

in The Monologic Imagination

May 2017; p ublished online June 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sociolinguistics. 13768 words.

This chapter offers a critique of the well-worn claim that voluntary civic associations are inherently democratizing, modernizing forces. In 1930s‒1950s urban Algeria, unanimism—monological...

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Action

N. J. Enfield.

in Relationship Thinking

November 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sociolinguistics. 9770 words.

This chapter discusses the concept of social action, defining action with specific reference to the pursuit of goals in the social realm. Several lines of previous research are reviewed,...

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Adamantios Korais as language reformer

Peter Mackridge.

in Language and National Identity in Greece, 1766-1976

April 2009; p ublished online May 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sociolinguistics. 10509 words.

This chapter discusses the linguistic theory and practice of the chief proponent of language reform at the time, Adamantios Korais (1748-1833). The origins of Korais' linguistic theory are...

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Adamántios Koraïs (Αδαμάντιος‎ Κοραής‎)

Florian Coulmas.

in Guardians of Language

March 2016; p ublished online March 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sociolinguistics; Historical and Diachronic Linguistics. 3167 words.

Greece is the cradle of European civilization, and for many centuries Greek was the language of civilization. But under foreign rule Hellas declined, and so did the prestige of Greek as the...

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The Adaptive Approach to Grammar

Givón T..

in Biological Foundations and Origin of Syntax

September 2009; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sociolinguistics. 10198 words.

This chapter focuses on the adaptive function of grammar (morpho-syntax) in its wider context, namely, that of human cognition and communication. It views the adaptive niche of grammar as a...

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Adjectival Anglicisms in the Plural

Valérie Saugera.

in Remade in France

May 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sociolinguistics. 6300 words.

When adjectives of English origin are pluralized in French, they follow one of three patterns: they receive inflection, they reject inflection, or they occur in both inflected and...

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The adnominal linker -an in Andalusi Arabic, with special reference to the poetry of Ibn Quzmān (twelfth century)

Ignacio Ferrando.

in Arabic Historical Dialectology

September 2018; p ublished online October 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Historical and Diachronic Linguistics; Sociolinguistics. 6504 words.

This chapter describes a syntactical structure typical of Andalusi Arabic, as well as many other Arabic varieties: the use of a nominal suffix -an/-in after an indefinite noun followed by a...

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