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Global Leadership TalkConstructing Good Governance in Indonesia

Global Leadership Talk: Constructing Good Governance in Indonesia

Zane Goebel

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190845049
eISBN:
9780190854256
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190845049.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This book examines the discursive connections between global flows of ideologies about leadership and good governance, how these ideologies are localized in Indonesia, and how all of this relates to ... More

NiueanPredicates and Arguments in an Isolating Language

Niuean: Predicates and Arguments in an Isolating Language

Diane Massam

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198793557
eISBN:
9780191835339
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198793557.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Language Families

This book presents a detailed descriptive and theoretical examination of predicate-argument structure in Niuean, a Polynesian language within the Oceanic branch of the Austronesian family, spoken ... More

The Dynamics of Dementia Communication

The Dynamics of Dementia Communication

Alison Wray

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190917807
eISBN:
9780190917838
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190917807.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Despite a plethora of good advice, it can be hard to sustain effective communicative behaviours when someone is living with a dementia. This book asks why that is. Part 1 explores how various ... More

When Conversation LapsesThe Public Accountability of Silent Copresence

When Conversation Lapses: The Public Accountability of Silent Copresence

Elliott M. Hoey

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190947651
eISBN:
9780190947682
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190947651.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This book analyzes how people behave in and around lapses in conversation. Lapses are moments when all participants have the option to speak, but refrain from doing so. Through four empirical ... More

The History of Negation in the Languages of Europe and the MediterraneanVolume II: Patterns and Processes

The History of Negation in the Languages of Europe and the Mediterranean: Volume II: Patterns and Processes

Anne Breitbarth, Christopher Lucas, and David Willis

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780199602544
eISBN:
9780191810947
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199602544.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

The book constitutes the second volume of the two-volume work The history of negation in the languages of Europe and the Mediterranean. While the first volume united a rich collection of ten case ... More

The Roots of Verbal Meaning

The Roots of Verbal Meaning

John Beavers and Andrew Koontz-Garboden

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198855781
eISBN:
9780191889417
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198855781.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Semantics and Pragmatics

This book explores possible and impossible word meanings, with a specific focus on the meanings of verbs. It adopts the now common view that verb meanings consist at least partly of an event ... More

Communicating & RelatingConstituting Face in Everyday Interacting

Communicating & Relating: Constituting Face in Everyday Interacting

Robert B. Arundale

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190210199
eISBN:
9780190210212
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190210199.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Communicating & Relating offers an account of how relating with one another emerges in communicating in everyday interacting. Prior work has indicated that human relationships arise in human ... More

Speech TimingImplications for Theories of Phonology, Phonetics, and Speech Motor Control

Speech Timing: Implications for Theories of Phonology, Phonetics, and Speech Motor Control

Alice Turk and Stefanie Shattuck-Hufnagel

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780198795421
eISBN:
9780191836725
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198795421.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology

This is a book about the architecture of the speech-production planning process and speech motor control. It is written in reaction to a debate in the literature about the nature of phonological ... More

The Struggle for a Multilingual FutureYouth and Education in Sri Lanka

The Struggle for a Multilingual Future: Youth and Education in Sri Lanka

Christina P. Davis

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190947484
eISBN:
9780190947514
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190947484.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

The Struggle for a Multilingual Future examines the tension between the ethnic conflict and multilingual education policy in the linguistic and social practices of Sri Lankan Tamil and Muslim girls ... More

Variation in PComparative Approaches to Adpositional Phrases

Variation in P: Comparative Approaches to Adpositional Phrases

Jacopo Garzonio and Silvia Rossi (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190931247
eISBN:
9780190931285
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190931247.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Over the past thirty years, the generative framework has greatly contributed to the study of both the internal and external syntax of spatial adpositions, with the intent—among many other things—of ... More

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