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              Books by April McMahon

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              Singapore English
               

              Singapore English (Hardback)

              By Deterding, David; Edited by Beal, Joan; Honeybone, Patrick; McMahon, April

              This book provides an overview of Singapore English in straightforward, non-technical language. All the findings presented in the book are illustrated with extensive examples from one hour of recorded conversational data.

              ISBN 9780748625444
              Released NZ 1 Jan 2008
              Publisher Edinburgh University Press
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Dialects of English
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              Language Classification by Numbers
               

              Language Classification by Numbers (Paperback)

              By McMahon, April; McMahon, Robert

              • RRP: $120.99
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              Considers how languages have traditionally been divided into families, and asks how they should be classified. This book tests theories and hypotheses, shows how new ideas can be formulated, and offers a series of demonstrations that the new techniques applied to old data can pro...duce convincing results.
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              ISBN 9780199279029
              Released NZ 7 Dec 2005
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Change, Chance, and Optimality
               

              Change, Chance, and Optimality (Paperback)

              By McMahon, April

              • RRP: $104.99
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              About how languages change. This is also a devastating critique of Optimality Theory - the dominant theory in contemporary phonology and increasingly influential throughout linguistics. The author sets out its basis principles and shows it to be incapable of explaining either lan...guage change or variation.
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              ISBN 9780198241256
              Released NZ 1 Sep 2000
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Oxford linguistics
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              Northern and Insular Scots
                

              Northern and Insular Scots (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Millar, Robert McColl; Edited by Honeybone, Patrick; Beal, Joan; McMahon, April

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              The Scots dialects of northern Scotland, Orkney and Shetland are among the most traditional varieties of 'English', exhibiting features not current elsewhere for centuries. Until recently, they were spoken in communities whose traditional occupations have encouraged the equation ...of speech with local identity
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              ISBN 9780748623174
              Released NZ 1 Apr 2007
              Publisher Edinburgh University Press
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Dialects of English
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              Northern and Insular Scots
                

              Northern and Insular Scots (Hardback)

              By Millar, Robert McColl; Edited by Honeybone, Patrick; Beal, Joan; McMahon, April

              • RRP: $253.50
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              The Scots dialects of northern Scotland, Orkney and Shetland are among the most traditional varieties of 'English', exhibiting features not current elsewhere for centuries. Until recently, they were spoken in communities whose traditional occupations have encouraged the equation ...of speech with local identity
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              ISBN 9780748623167
              Released NZ 1 Apr 2007
              Publisher Edinburgh University Press
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Dialects of English
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              Singapore English
               

              Singapore English (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Deterding, David; Edited by Beal, Joan; Honeybone, Patrick; McMahon, April

              This book provides an overview of Singapore English in straightforward, non-technical language. All the findings presented in the book are illustrated with extensive examples from one hour of recorded conversational data.

              ISBN 9780748625451
              Released NZ 1 Jan 2008
              Publisher Edinburgh University Press
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Dialects of English
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              The Handbook of English Linguistics

              The Handbook of English Linguistics (Paperback)

              Edited by Aarts, Bas; McMahon, April

              • RRP: $105.99
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              Presents research on various core areas of English linguistics. This book brings together articles from the core areas of English linguistics, including syntax, phonetics, phonology, morphology, as well as variation, discourse, and stylistics and usage.

              ISBN 9781405187879
              Released NZ 5 Sep 2008
              Publisher John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Blackwell Handbooks in Linguistics
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              The Handbook of English Linguistics

              The Handbook of English Linguistics (Hardback)

              Edited by Aarts, Bas; McMahon, April

              • RRP: $403.99
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              A collection of articles written by leading specialists on various core areas of English linguistics that provides an account of research in the field. It brings together articles from the core areas of English linguistics, including syntax, phonetics, phonology, morphology, vari...ation, discourse, stylistics and usage.
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              ISBN 9781405113823
              Released NZ 14 Jul 2006
              Publisher John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Blackwell Handbooks in Linguistics
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              Linguistic Areas: Convergence in Historical and Typological Perspective
                

              Linguistic Areas: Convergence in Historical and Typological Perspective (Hardback, 2006 ed.)

              By McMahon, April; Edited by Matras, Yaron; Vincent, Nigel

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              With the help of case studies, this book addresses issues of definition and theory of linguistic areas, analyzes the process of convergence, and introduces methods to assess the impact of language contact across geographical zones.

              ISBN 9781403996572
              Released NZ 2 May 2006
              Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              Change, Chance, and Optimality
               

              Change, Chance, and Optimality (Hardback)

              By McMahon, April

              • RRP: $294.00
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              This book is about how languages change. It is also a critique of Optimality Theory - the dominant theory in contemporary phonology and increasingly influential throughout linguistics. The author sets out its basis principles and shows it to be incapable of explaining either lang...uage change or variation.
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              ISBN 9780198241249
              Released NZ 1 Sep 2000
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
              Interest Age General Audience
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