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Beyond Yellow English: Toward a Linguistic Anthropology of Asian Pacific America

Angela Reyes and Adrienne Lo (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195327359
eISBN:
9780199870639
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327359.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This book examines issues of language, identity, and culture among the rapidly growing Asian Pacific American (APA) population. The distinguished contributors—who represent a broad range of ... More


“We Can Laugh at Ourselves”: Hawai'i Ethnic Humor, Local Identity, and the Myth of Multiculturalism

Roderick N. Labrador

in Beyond Yellow English: Toward a Linguistic Anthropology of Asian Pacific America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195327359
eISBN:
9780199870639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327359.003.0017
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter examines the intersection of language, humor, and representation in the linguistic practices of Hawai'i comedians. In these comedy performances Mock Filipino is often employed to ... More


Bilingualism as Interactional Practices

Joseph Gafaranga

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780748675951
eISBN:
9781474430463
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748675951.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Research in code-switching, undertaken against the backdrop of very negative attitudes towards the concurrent use of two or more languages within the same conversation, has traditionally been geared ... More


A General Introduction to Speakers and Variables

Nancy C. Dorian

in Investigating Variation: The Effects of Social Organization and Social Setting

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195385939
eISBN:
9780199870141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385939.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter describes the elicited and freely spoken material that makes up the database for this study. The choice of Embo as the main focus of the investigation is explained in terms of the wider ... More


Learning Perceptuo-motor Correspondences

Pierre-Yves Oudeyer

in Self-Organization in the Evolution of Speech

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199289158
eISBN:
9780191711091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199289158.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter presents another kind of the artificial system in which, by contrast with Chapter 6, it will not be assumed that the agents are capable from the outset of retrieving articulatory ... More


The sheriff who didn’t know what hit him

Roger W. Shuy

in The Language of Sexual Misconduct Cases

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199926961
eISBN:
9780199980505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199926961.003.0015
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter takes a look at the case of Sheriff William Preston, who was accused of sexual misconduct by a secretary in one of the law enforcement departments. It notes that the sheriff had no ... More


Survey of previous work

Sandra Clarke and Andrew Erskine

in Newfoundland and Labrador English

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748626168
eISBN:
9780748671519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748626168.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter provides a summary of the literature relating to Newfoundland English, from the late 16th century to the present. It outlines the contributions to the description of local features, ... More


Language choice and speech representation in bilingual interaction

Joseph Gafaranga

in Bilingualism as Interactional Practices

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780748675951
eISBN:
9781474430463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748675951.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Research in code-switching, undertaken against the backdrop of very negative attitudes towards the concurrent use of two or more languages within the same conversation, has traditionally been geared ... More


The Adaptive Approach to Grammar

Givón T.

in Biological Foundations and Origin of Syntax

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013567
eISBN:
9780262258586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013567.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter focuses on the adaptive function of grammar (morpho-syntax) in its wider context, namely, that of human cognition and communication. It views the adaptive niche of grammar as a primary ... More


Recalling Rape: Moving Beyond What We Know

Shonna Trinch

in Legal-Lay Communication: Textual Travels in the Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199746842
eISBN:
9780199345052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746842.003.0014
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Shonna Trinch’s chapter explores the lay categories of victim and survivor as they interrelate with the legal category of rape. She contends that the road to categorizing ‘rape’ as a crime and ... More


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