- The first Encyclopedia to exploit the multimedia potential of linguistics
- Ground-breaking in scope - wider than any predecessor
- An invaluable resource for researchers, academics, students and professionals in the fields of: linguistics, anthropology, education, psychology, language acquisition, language pathology, cognitive science, sociology, the law, the media, medicine & computer science.
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Table of Contents
Section headings (section editors):
Phonetics (John H. Esling, University of Victoria, Canada).
Phonology (Richard Wiese, University of Marburg, Germany).
Morphology (Laurie Bauer, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand).
Syntax (Jim P. Blevins, University of Cambridge, UK).
Typology & Universals (Bernd Heine, University of Cologne, Germany).
Historical & Comparative Linguistics (Mark Hale, Concordia University, Canada).
Sign Language (Bencie Woll, City University, England).
Foundations of Linguistics (Billy Clark, Middlesex University, UK).
Semantics - grammatical (Osten Dahl, Stockholm University, Sweden).
Semantics (logical & lexical) (Keith Allan, Monash University, Australia).
Pragmatics (Jacob Mey, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark).
Lexicography (Patrick Hanks, Akademie der Wissenschaften, Germany).
Philosophy & Language (Rob Stainton, University of Western Ontario, Canada; and Alex Barber, Open University, England).
Translation (Kirsten Malmkjaer, Middlesex University, England).
Text Analysis & Stylistics (Catherine Emmott, University of Glasgow, Scotland).
Spoken Discourse (Rosanna Sornicola, Universita di Napoli Federico II, Italy).
Linguistic Anthropology (Michael Silverstein, University of Chicago, USA).
Variation & Language (Miriam Meyerhoff, University of Edinburgh, Scotland).
Society & Language (Raj Mesthrie, University of Cape Town, South Africa).
Education & Language (Bernard Spolsky, Bar-Ilan University, Israel).
Applied Linguistics (Margie Berns, Purdue University, USA).
Law & Language (John Gibbons, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong; and Dennis Kurzon, Haifa University, Israel).
Semiotics (Marcel Danesi, University of Toronto, Canada).
Media & Language (Sue McKay, University of Queensland, Australia).
Politics & Language (Ruth Wodak, University of Lancaster, UK).
Religion & Language (Erik Fudge, University of Reading, UK).
Medicine & Language (Francoise Salager-Meyer, Merida, Venezuela).
Psycholinguistics (Anne Anderson, University of Glasgow, Scotland).
Animal Communication (Marc Naguib, Universitat Bielefeld, Germany).
Language Acquisition (Elena Lieven, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Germany).
Cognitive Science (Jon Oberlander, University of Edinburgh, Scotland).
Language Pathology & Neurolinguistics (Harry A. Whitaker, Northern Michigan University, USA).
Natural Language Processing, Machine Translation and Computational Corpus Linguistics (Graeme Hirst, University of Toronto, Canada).
Speech Technology (Jennifer Lai, IBM Research, New York, USA).
Computational Linguistics (Allan Ramsay, UMIST, Manchester, UK).
Languages of the World (Sarah Ogilvie, Oxford English Dictionary, UK).
Countries & Languages (Lutz Marten, School of Oriental and African Studies, London).
Writing Systems (Peter T. Daniels, Bronx, New York, USA).
Biographies (Kurt Jankowsky, Georgetown University, USA).
History of Linguistics (Andrew Linn, The University of Sheffield, UK).
Glossary (Philip Durkin, Oxford English Dictionary, UK and Kathryn Allan, University of Salford, UK).
- No. of pages: 9000
- Language: English
- Copyright: © Elsevier Science 2005
- Published: November 24, 2005
- Imprint: Elsevier Science
- eBook ISBN: 9780080547848
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