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Alternative linguistics

Alternative linguistics

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Published by J. Benjamins in Amsterdam, Philadelphia .
Written in English

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  • Linguistics -- Congresses.

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    Statementedited by Philip W. Davis.
    SeriesAmsterdam studies in the theory and history of linguistic science., v. 102
    ContributionsDavis, Philip W., 1939-, Rice University. Dept. of Linguistics. Symposium
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP21 .B54 1995
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 325 p. :
    Number of Pages325
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL813106M
    ISBN 101556195869
    LC Control Number95050364

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The papers in this volume were presented at the Fifth Biennial Symposium of the Department of Linguistics, Rice University, March The participants were asked to concentrate in depth and in a self-reflective way upon some range of data. The intent was multifold. The first purpose was descriptive.

It was expected that the participants would carry out their task in a retrospective way. The social turn and its theories described in this book try to get at these interactions. I did find the title a little misleading and would have liked it changed. If we're going for "alternative approaches" they should really be ALTERNATIVE, not just those that came after the social turn.

Doesn't make much sense/5(13). ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Papers presented at the 5th biennial Symposium of the Dept. of Linguistics, Rice University, Mar. which was called Descriptive and theoretical modes in the alternative linguistics.

Electronic books Conference papers and proceedings Electronic book Congresses Congrès: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Alternative linguistics. Amsterdam ; Philadelphia: J. Benjamins, © (DLC) (OCoLC) Material Type: Conference publication, Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer.

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