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Conditions of a Key Employee Agreement: EMC Corporation v. Jeffrey E. Allen

Roger W. Shuy

in Fighting over Words: Language and Civil Law Cases

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195328837
eISBN:
9780199870165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328837.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Key employee agreements, sometimes required of high-level employees, often restrict employees from establishing relationships with competing companies for specified periods of time after they leave ... More


Prosodic Typology: The Phonology of Intonation and Phrasing

Sun-Ah Jun (ed.)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199249633
eISBN:
9780191719349
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199249633.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology

This book illustrates an approach to prosodic typology through descriptions of the intonation and the prosodic structure of thirteen typologically different languages based on the same theoretical ... More


Epistemological Caveats

John McWhorter

in Language Interrupted: Signs of Non-Native Acquisition in Standard Language Grammars

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195309805
eISBN:
9780199788378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309805.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter addresses three fundamental objections of a philosophical nature that the book's framework may elicit. These include linguistic egalitarianism, incomplete data, and the issue of audience.


Discourse

Ronald W. Langacker

in Cognitive Grammar: A Basic Introduction

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195331967
eISBN:
9780199868209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331967.003.0013
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

A discourse consists of usage events, and in the usage based approach linguistic units are seen as being abstracted from such events. Discourse is fundamentally interactive and necessarily dynamic. ... More


Intonation and the Negotiation of Sabra Identity

Daniel Lefkowitz

in Words and Stones: The Politics of Language and Identity in Israel

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195121902
eISBN:
9780199788347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195121902.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter focuses on a different level of linguistic structure (intonation) and on a different dimension of the three-way identity struggle, emphasizing the role of Jewish ethnicity in Israeli ... More


MUSIC PEDAGOGY, MUSICOLOGY,AND BRAHMS'S COLLECTION OF OCTAVES AND FIFTHS: HISTORICAL DECLINE, PERSONAL RENEWAL

Margaret Notley

in Lateness and Brahms: Music and Culture in the Twilight of Viennese Liberalism

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195305470
eISBN:
9780199866946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305470.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Brahms voiced his sense of lateness by deploring declining music-pedagogical traditions. In a project of lifelong self-improvement, he compiled examples from other composers' music that seem to ... More


Supplements

Christopher Potts

in The Logic of Conventional Implicatures

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199273829
eISBN:
9780191706653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273829.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

Supplements (i.e., parentheticals, appositives) provide one of the major sources of evidence for conventional implicatures discussed in this book. After some general discussion of supplements, the ... More


Computing and Language Variation: International Journal of Humanities and Arts Computing Volume 2

John Nerbonne and Charlotte Gooskens (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748640300
eISBN:
9780748671380
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640300.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

This book explores dialects and social differences in language computationally, examining topics such as how (and how much) linguistic differences impede intelligibility, how national borders ... More


German Intonation in Autosegmental-Metrical Phonology

Martine Grice, Stefan Baumann, and Ralf Benzmüller

in Prosodic Typology: The Phonology of Intonation and Phrasing

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199249633
eISBN:
9780191719349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199249633.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology

This chapter proposes a consensus system for the annotation of Standard German intonation within the framework of autosegmental-metrical phonology: GToBI. First, it provides a survey of existing ... More


The J_ToBi Model of Japanese Intonation

Jennifer J. Venditti

in Prosodic Typology: The Phonology of Intonation and Phrasing

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199249633
eISBN:
9780191719349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199249633.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology

This chapter describes the prosodic structure of Japanese, and the transcription of intonational patterns using the Japanese ToBI (J-ToBI) system. It discusses the role of pitch accent in Japanese, ... More


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