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Language Variation - European Perspectives IV: Selected papers from the Sixth International Conference on Language Variation in Europe (ICLaVE 6), Fre

Language Variation - European Perspectives IV: Selected papers from the Sixth International Conference on Language Variation in Europe (ICLaVE 6), Fre

By: Javier Caro Reina (editor), Goz Kaufmann (editor), Peter Auer (editor)Hardback

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The eighteen contributions in this volume are based on papers presented at the 6th International Conference on Language Variation in Europe (ICLaVE 6), which was held at the University of Freiburg, Germany, from June 29 to July 1, 2011. The volume includes plenaries by Sjef Barbiers (`Where is syntactic variation?') and Arnulf Deppermann/ Stefan Kleiner & Ralf Knoebl (`Standard usage': Towards a realistic conception of spoken standard German). In addition, the editors have selected 16 papers ranging over a wide field of languages/varieties and topics. The languages and varieties covered are Belarusian, British English, Catalan, Dutch, Gaelic, Gallo-Italic, Greek, Italian, Occitan, Rhaeto-Romance, Russian, Scottish English, Swedish, Turkish, and several varieties of German. The majority of the papers deal with phonetic and phonological variation (Caro Reina; Deppermann, Kleiner and Knoebl; Katerbow; Moosmuller and Scheutz; Schutzler; Schleef; West; Zeller; Ziegler), but morphological variation (Cornips and Hulk; Dal Negro), morphosyntactic variation (Melissaropoulou, Themistocleous, Tsiplakou and Tsolakidis), and syntactic variation (Barbiers; Hakansson; Rothmayr) are also represented. Additional papers deal with code-switching.


1. Introduction (by Auer, Peter); 2. Where is syntactic variation? (by Barbiers, Sjef); 3. Phonological variation in Catalan and Alemannic from a typological perspective (by Caro Reina, Javier); 4. Language ideologies and language attitudes: A linguistic anthropological perspective (by Cavanaugh, Jillian R.); 5. Late language acquisition and identity construction: Variation in use of the Dutch definite determiners de and het (by Cornips, Leonie M.E.A.); 6. The variation of gender agreement on numerals in the Alpine space (by Negro, Silvia Dal); 7. 'Standard usage': Towards a realistic conception of spoken standard German (by Deppermann, Arnulf); 8. Code alternation patterns in bilingual family conversations: Implications for an integrated model of analysis (by Georgalidou, Marianthi); 9. A variationist approach to syntactic change: The case of subordinate clause word order in the history of Swedish (by Hakansson, David); 10. Children's switching/shifting competence in role-playing (by Katerbow, Matthias); 11. The Present Perfect in Cypriot Greek revisited (by Melissaropoulou, Dimitra); 12. Chain shifts revisited: The case of monophthongisation and E-merger in the city dialects of Salzburg and Vienna (by Moosmuller, Sylvia); 13. And the beat goes on: Verb Raising and Verb Projection Raising at the syntax-phonology interface (by Rothmayr, Antonia); 14. Migrant teenagers' acquisition of sociolinguistic variation: The variables (ing) and (t) (by Schleef, Erik); 15. The sociophonology and sociophonetics of Scottish Standard English (r) (by Schutzler, Ole); 16. Stance and code-switching: Gaelic-English bilinguals on the Isles of Skye and Harris (by Smith-Christmas, Cassie); 17. A town between dialects: Accent levelling, psycho-social orientation and identity in Merseyside, UK (by West, Helen Faye); 18. Variation of sibilants in Belarusian-Russian mixed speech (by Zeller, Jan Patrick); 19. The case of [nen]: a current change in colloquial standard German (by Ziegler, Evelyn); 20. Index

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  • ISBN13: 9789027234940
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 296
  • ID: 9789027234940
  • weight: 705
  • ISBN10: 9027234949

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