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The Handbook of Language Contact.

Author: Raymond Hickey
Publisher: Somerset : Wiley, 2013.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hickey, Raymond.
Handbook of Language Contact.
Somerset : Wiley, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Raymond Hickey
ISBN: 9781118448694 1118448693
OCLC Number: 929524775
Notes: 6 Contact-Induced Divergence.
Description: 1 online resource (942 pages)
Contents: Praise for The Handbook of Language Contact; Blackwell Handbooks in Linguistics; Title page; Copyright page; Notes on Contributors; Preface; Language Contact: Reconsideration and Reassessment; 1 Recent Studies of Language Contact; 2 Generalizations Concerning Contact; 3 Terminology in Contact Studies; 4 Conclusion; Part I: Contact and Linguistics; 1 Contact Explanations in Linguistics; 1 Some Background Concepts; 2 Contact Explanations and Internal Explanations of Change: Social Predictors; 3 Contact Explanations and Internal Explanations of Change: Linguistic Predictors; 4 Conclusion. 2 Genetic Classification and Language Contact1 Introduction; 2 What Do We Mean by the Genetic Classification of Languages?; 3 Models of Language Families in Genetic Linguistics; 4 Genetic Classification and Language Contact; 5 Language Contact and Speciation; 6 Final Thoughts; 3 Contact, Convergence, and Typology; 1 A Definition of Contact; 2 Convergence; 3 Convergence and Typological Change; 4 Typology and Generalizations on Contact-Induced Change; 5 Conclusion; 4 Contact and Grammaticalization; 1 Introduction: Contact-Induced Grammaticalization; 2 Process versus Product. 3 Ordinary versus Replica Grammaticalization4 Grammaticalization versus Polysemy Copying; 5 Propelling versus Accelerating Forces in Language Contact; 6 Grammaticalization Areas; 7 Change in Typological Profile; 8 Constraints on Contact-Induced Grammatical Change; 9 Sociolinguistic versus Linguistic Factors; 10 Conclusions; 5 Language Contact and Grammatical Theory; 1 Introduction: The Research Context; 2 Contact-Induced Morphosyntactic Change and the Generative Model; 3 Case Studies; 4 Conclusion; 6 Computational Models and Language Contact; 1 Introduction; 2 Loanwords and the Lexicon. 3 Phonetics and Phonology4 Morphosyntax; 5 Looking Forward; Part II: Contact and Change; 7 Contact and Language Shift; 1 Introduction; 2 What Can Be Traced to Contact?; 3 The Search for Categorial Equivalence; 4 The Prosody of Transfer; 5 Coincidental Parallels; 6 What Does Not Get Transferred?; 7 Interpreting Vernacular Features; 8 The Influence of English on Contemporary Irish; 9 Conclusion; 8 Contact and Borrowing; 1 Defining Borrowing; 2 Lexical Borrowing; 3 Integration of Loanwords; 4 Borrowing of Structural Elements; 5 Constraints on Borrowing of Overt Elements. 6 Linguistic Constraints on Borrowing7 Constraints on Borrowing of Structural Elements; 8 Is There Borrowing of Structural Patterns?; 9 Borrowing and Other Contact Phenomena; 10 Borrowing and Classic Code-Switching; 11 Borrowing, Relexification, and Mixed Languages; 12 Conclusion; 9 Contact and Code-Switching; 1 Introduction; 2 CS in Relation to Language Shift/Vitality; 3 Code-Switching and Language Change; 4 Conclusion; 10 Contact and Dialectology; 1 Introduction; 2 Contact and Accommodation; 3 Contact and Diffusion; 4 Contact and Mobility; 5 Lack of Contact: Boundaries.

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