Competition and Variation in Natural Languages: The Case for Case (Perspectives on Cognitive Science)

0 avg rating
( 0 ratings by Goodreads )
9780080446516: Competition and Variation in Natural Languages: The Case for Case (Perspectives on Cognitive Science)

This volume combines different perspectives on case-marking: (1) typological and descriptive approaches of various types and instances of case-marking in the languages of the world as well as comparison with languages that express similar types of relations without morphological case-marking; (2) formal analyses in different theoretical frameworks of the syntactic, semantic, and morphological properties of case-marking; (3) a historical approach of case-marking; (4) a psycholinguistic approach of case-marking.

Although there are a number of publications on case related issues, there is no volume such as the present one, which exclusively looks at case marking, competition and variation from a cross-linguistic perspective and within the context of different contemporary theoretical approaches to the study of language.

In addition to chapters with broad conceptual orientation, the volume offers detailed empirical studies of case in a number of diverse languages including: Amharic, Basque, Dutch, Hindi, Japanese, Kuuk Thaayorre, Malagasy and Yurakaré.

The volume will be of interest to researchers and advanced students in the cognitive sciences, general linguistics, typology, historical linguistics, formal linguistics, and psycholinguistics. The book will interest scholars working within the context of formal syntactic and semantic theories as it provides insight into the properties of case from a cross-linguistic perspective. The book also will be of interest to cognitive scientists interested in the relationship between meaning and grammar, in particular, and the human mind's capacity in the mapping of meaning onto grammar, in general.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

Buy New View Book
List Price: US$ 129.00
US$ 80.42

Convert Currency

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.

Destination, Rates & Speeds

Add to Basket

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Published by ELSEVIER SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY, United Kingdom (2005)
ISBN 10: 0080446515 ISBN 13: 9780080446516
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 10
Seller
Book Depository hard to find
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description ELSEVIER SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY, United Kingdom, 2005. Hardback. Book Condition: New. New.. 228 x 154 mm. Language: English . This book usually ship within 10-15 business days and we will endeavor to dispatch orders quicker than this where possible. Brand New Book. This volume combines different perspectives on case-marking: (1) typological and descriptive approaches of various types and instances of case-marking in the languages of the world as well as comparison with languages that express similar types of relations without morphological case-marking; (2) formal analyses in different theoretical frameworks of the syntactic, semantic, and morphological properties of case-marking; (3) a historical approach of case-marking; (4) a psycholinguistic approach of case-marking. Although there are a number of publications on case related issues, there is no volume such as the present one, which exclusively looks at case marking, competition and variation from a cross-linguistic perspective and within the context of different contemporary theoretical approaches to the study of language. In addition to chapters with broad conceptual orientation, the volume offers detailed empirical studies of case in a number of diverse languages including: Amharic, Basque, Dutch, Hindi, Japanese, Kuuk Thaayorre, Malagasy and Yurakare. The volume will be of interest to researchers and advanced students in the cognitive sciences, general linguistics, typology, historical linguistics, formal linguistics, and psycholinguistics. The book will interest scholars working within the context of formal syntactic and semantic theories as it provides insight into the properties of case from a cross-linguistic perspective. The book also will be of interest to cognitive scientists interested in the relationship between meaning and grammar, in particular, and the human mind s capacity in the mapping of meaning onto grammar, in general. Bookseller Inventory # EOD9780080446516

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 80.42
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Mengistu Amberber, Helen de Hoop
Published by Elsevier Science 2005-06-30 (2005)
ISBN 10: 0080446515 ISBN 13: 9780080446516
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 5
Seller
Chiron Media
(Wallingford, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Elsevier Science 2005-06-30, 2005. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # NU-ELS-00000448

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 77.15
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.83
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Amberber, Mengistu
Published by Elsevier (2016)
ISBN 10: 0080446515 ISBN 13: 9780080446516
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Print on Demand
Seller
Ria Christie Collections
(Uxbridge, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Elsevier, 2016. Paperback. Book Condition: New. PRINT ON DEMAND Book; New; Publication Year 2016; Not Signed; Fast Shipping from the UK. No. book. Bookseller Inventory # ria9780080446516_lsuk

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 102.26
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.95
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

AMBERBER, MENGISTU; DE HOOP, HELEN
Published by Elsevier Science (2005)
ISBN 10: 0080446515 ISBN 13: 9780080446516
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Herb Tandree Philosophy Books
(Stroud, GLOS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Elsevier Science, 2005. Hardback. Book Condition: NEW. 9780080446516 This listing is a new book, a title currently in-print which we order directly and immediately from the publisher. Bookseller Inventory # HTANDREE0889648

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 102.86
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 10.24
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

AMBERBER, MENGISTU; DE HOOP, HELEN
Published by Elsevier Science (2005)
ISBN 10: 0080446515 ISBN 13: 9780080446516
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Herb Tandree Philosophy Books
(Stroud, GLOS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Elsevier Science, 2005. Hardback. Book Condition: NEW. 9780080446516 This listing is a new book, a title currently in-print which we order directly and immediately from the publisher. Bookseller Inventory # HTANDREE01193558

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 102.86
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 10.24
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Amberber, Mengistu
Published by Elsevier Science (2005)
ISBN 10: 0080446515 ISBN 13: 9780080446516
New Quantity Available: > 20
Print on Demand
Seller
Pbshop
(Wood Dale, IL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Elsevier Science, 2005. HRD. Book Condition: New. New Book.Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days.THIS BOOK IS PRINTED ON DEMAND. Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # IP-9780080446516

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 117.40
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Amberber, Mengistu
Published by Elsevier Science (2005)
ISBN 10: 0080446515 ISBN 13: 9780080446516
New Quantity Available: > 20
Print on Demand
Seller
Books2Anywhere
(Fairford, GLOS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Elsevier Science, 2005. HRD. Book Condition: New. New Book. Delivered from our US warehouse in 10 to 14 business days. THIS BOOK IS PRINTED ON DEMAND.Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # IP-9780080446516

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 116.96
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 11.52
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Published by ELSEVIER SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY, United Kingdom (2005)
ISBN 10: 0080446515 ISBN 13: 9780080446516
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 10
Print on Demand
Seller
The Book Depository US
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description ELSEVIER SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY, United Kingdom, 2005. Hardback. Book Condition: New. New.. 228 x 154 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. This volume combines different perspectives on case-marking: (1) typological and descriptive approaches of various types and instances of case-marking in the languages of the world as well as comparison with languages that express similar types of relations without morphological case-marking; (2) formal analyses in different theoretical frameworks of the syntactic, semantic, and morphological properties of case-marking; (3) a historical approach of case-marking; (4) a psycholinguistic approach of case-marking. Although there are a number of publications on case related issues, there is no volume such as the present one, which exclusively looks at case marking, competition and variation from a cross-linguistic perspective and within the context of different contemporary theoretical approaches to the study of language. In addition to chapters with broad conceptual orientation, the volume offers detailed empirical studies of case in a number of diverse languages including: Amharic, Basque, Dutch, Hindi, Japanese, Kuuk Thaayorre, Malagasy and Yurakare. The volume will be of interest to researchers and advanced students in the cognitive sciences, general linguistics, typology, historical linguistics, formal linguistics, and psycholinguistics. The book will interest scholars working within the context of formal syntactic and semantic theories as it provides insight into the properties of case from a cross-linguistic perspective. The book also will be of interest to cognitive scientists interested in the relationship between meaning and grammar, in particular, and the human mind s capacity in the mapping of meaning onto grammar, in general. Bookseller Inventory # APC9780080446516

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 145.63
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Published by ELSEVIER SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY, United Kingdom (2005)
ISBN 10: 0080446515 ISBN 13: 9780080446516
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 10
Print on Demand
Seller
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description ELSEVIER SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY, United Kingdom, 2005. Hardback. Book Condition: New. New.. 228 x 154 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.This volume combines different perspectives on case-marking: (1) typological and descriptive approaches of various types and instances of case-marking in the languages of the world as well as comparison with languages that express similar types of relations without morphological case-marking; (2) formal analyses in different theoretical frameworks of the syntactic, semantic, and morphological properties of case-marking; (3) a historical approach of case-marking; (4) a psycholinguistic approach of case-marking. Although there are a number of publications on case related issues, there is no volume such as the present one, which exclusively looks at case marking, competition and variation from a cross-linguistic perspective and within the context of different contemporary theoretical approaches to the study of language. In addition to chapters with broad conceptual orientation, the volume offers detailed empirical studies of case in a number of diverse languages including: Amharic, Basque, Dutch, Hindi, Japanese, Kuuk Thaayorre, Malagasy and Yurakare. The volume will be of interest to researchers and advanced students in the cognitive sciences, general linguistics, typology, historical linguistics, formal linguistics, and psycholinguistics. The book will interest scholars working within the context of formal syntactic and semantic theories as it provides insight into the properties of case from a cross-linguistic perspective. The book also will be of interest to cognitive scientists interested in the relationship between meaning and grammar, in particular, and the human mind s capacity in the mapping of meaning onto grammar, in general. Bookseller Inventory # APC9780080446516

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 147.90
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

ISBN 10: 0080446515 ISBN 13: 9780080446516
New Quantity Available: > 20
Print on Demand
Seller
BWB
(Valley Stream, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: New. This item is Print on Demand - Depending on your location, this item may ship from the US or UK. Bookseller Inventory # POD_9780080446516

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 159.56
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book