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Date: 13-Dec-2006
From: Stefan Werner < stefan.werner at joensuu.fi >
Subject: Topics in Dialectal Variation: Filppula, Klemola, Palander,
Penttilä (Eds) 

	
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Date: Sat, 16 Dec 2006 10:01:21
From: Stefan Werner < stefan.werner at joensuu.fi >
Subject: Topics in Dialectal Variation: Filppula, Klemola, Palander, Penttilä (Eds) 
 



Title: Topics in Dialectal Variation 
Subtitle: Selection of Papers from the Eleventh International Conference on Methods
in Dialectology
 
Series Title: Studies in Languages  

Publication Year: 2006 
Publisher: Joensuun yliopistopaino
	   http://www.joensuu.fi/yksikot.html
	

Book URL: http://cc.joensuu.fi/linguistics/studiesinlanguages.shtml 


Editor: Markku Filppula
Editor: Juhani Klemola
Editor: Marjatta Palander
Editor: Esa Penttilä

Paperback: ISBN: 9524588293 Pages: 192 Price: Europe EURO 21.60


Abstract:

Topics in Dialectal Variation concentrates on studies that represent new
methodological solutions to, or fresh perspectives into, the study of
linguistic variation. The papers range from new applications of diffusion
studies, through perceptual dialectology and folk linguistics, to
innovative methods used in statistical linguistics and language technology.
Problems of language planning are also discussed, and some of the studies
presented here make use of theoretical and methodological approaches of
neighbouring disciplines ending up with cross-disciplinary applications.

Table of contents:

Introduction

Alexander T. Bergs: Spreading the word: Patterns of diffusion in historical
dialectology

Marion Krause, Valentina Lublinskaja, Christian Sappok: Russian speakers'
dialect image: A perceptual study

Ana Kuzmanovi?: Historical linguistics meets sociolinguistics: An account
of phonological change in Western Romance varieties on the Iberian Peninsula

Alexandra N. Lenz: Clustering linguistic behaviour on the basis of
linguistic variation methods

Danielle Löw: Finding groups in data: Results of multidimensional scaling
and cluster analysis for language attitudes in Pitmedden (Aberdeenshire)

Harri Mantila: State borders making new languages out of dialects: The case
of the standardization of Meänkieli

Kathryn Remlinger: What it means to be a Yooper: Identity, language
attitudes and variation in Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula

Beat Siebenhaar, Martin Forst, Eric Keller: Speech synthesis of dialectal
variants as a method for research on prosody

Hiroto Ueda: Patternized configuration of geolinguistic data: Application
to Spanish lexical variation

Index of languages and dialects
Subject index


The book may also be ordered by using an electronic order form found on the
following web address:
http://www.joensuu.fi/library/english/valikko/index_3.html 



Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics

Subject Language(s): Finnish, Tornedalen (fit)
                     Spanish (spa)


Written In: English  (eng)
	
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