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Hagit Borer

in Structuring Sense Volume I: In Name Only

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199263905
eISBN:
9780191718182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199263905.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This chapter begins with a discussion of the architecture of grammar. It shows that functional structures are headed by categorically labelled open values which must be assigned range by the ... More


Why Events?

Hagit Borer

in Structuring Sense Volume 2: The Normal Course of Events

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199263929
eISBN:
9780191718168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199263929.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

Argument structure is licensed by functional syntactic structure, and specifically, functional structure that is interpreted as event structure. This syntactic structure, in turn, affects aspects of ... More


Structuring Telicity

Hagit Borer

in Structuring Sense Volume 2: The Normal Course of Events

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199263929
eISBN:
9780191718168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199263929.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This chapter discusses the projection of functional event structure, arguing specifically for an Event Phrase (EP) and for an Aspectual Quantity Phrase (Asp Q P). In the context of both of these ... More


Strategy and Structure at Toyota Group

Mari Sako

in Shifting Boundaries of the Firm: Japanese Company - Japanese Labour

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199268160
eISBN:
9780191708534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199268160.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This chapter provides a historical case study of management and labour at the Toyota Group. It discusses Toyota's business diversification from textile machinery to automobiles, and more recently ... More


Lexical-Functional Grammar

Ash Asudeh

in The Logic of Pronominal Resumption

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199206421
eISBN:
9780191738081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206421.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter is a brief introduction to Lexical-Functional Grammar (LFG), the syntactic framework and grammatical architecture that is assumed in this book. First, I introduce the Correspondence ... More


Phrase Structure and Verb Classes

D. Gary Miller

in Language Change and Linguistic Theory, Volume II: Morphological, Syntactic, and Typological Change

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199583430
eISBN:
9780191595288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583430.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter introduces the theoretical points and verb classes presupposed in other chapters. It can be ignored by those familiar with generative theory. Lexical and functional structure are ... More


From Latin to Romance: a configurational approach

Adam Ledgeway

in From Latin to Romance: Morphosyntactic Typology and Change

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199584376
eISBN:
9780191741463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584376.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families

In contrast to Chapters 3 and 4, which considered an approach to the changes in word order and sentence structure from Latin to Romance in terms of the progressive rise of configurationality and ... More


A functional approach to plant community structure

Eric Garnier, Marie-Laure Navas, and Karl Grigulis

in Plant Functional Diversity: Organism traits, community structure, and ecosystem properties

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198757368
eISBN:
9780191817281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198757368.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry, Ecology

The assembly rules which determine the composition of communities are based on the hypothesis of combined effects of different environmental filters on the regional pool of individuals: stochastic ... More


Theoretical foundations: The syntactic structure of events

Xuhui Hu

in Encoding Events: Functional Structure and Variation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198808466
eISBN:
9780191846069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808466.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Adopting the constructivist approach, especially building on Borer’s (2005a, b, 2013a) XS Model, two theoretical elements in the theory of the syntax of events are put forward. The first element ... More


Head‐marking and dependent‐marking

Adam Ledgeway

in From Latin to Romance: Morphosyntactic Typology and Change

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199584376
eISBN:
9780191741463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584376.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families

This chapter highlights some of the advantages that can be gained from adopting the head-/dependent-marking distinction in understanding a number of the fundamental changes in the morphosyntax of ... More


Lexical-Functional Grammar

John J. Lowe

in Participles in Rigvedic Sanskrit: The Syntax and Semantics of Adjectival Verb Forms

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198701361
eISBN:
9780191770630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198701361.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This chapter provides a concise yet valuable introduction to the formal grammatical framework utilized in the work, Lexical-Functional Grammar (LFG). It first explains the two original components of ... More


Trait-based ecology: definitions, methods, and a conceptual framework

Eric Garnier, Marie-Laure Navas, and Karl Grigulis

in Plant Functional Diversity: Organism traits, community structure, and ecosystem properties

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198757368
eISBN:
9780191817281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198757368.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry, Ecology

Functional diversity can be studied at different levels of organization of biological systems. Here the chapter considers the individual as a key level to understanding this functional diversity. ... More


Structure and Function in Criminal Law

Paul H. Robinson

in Structure and Function in Criminal Law

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198258865
eISBN:
9780191681875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198258865.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This book has two themes. First, it argues how the criminal law is not just a matter of theoretical interest but has important real-world practical effects. A second theme is to demonstrate that ... More


Clitics and Reflexives: Reducing the Lexicon-Syntax Parameter1

Marijana Marelj and Eric Reuland

in Concepts, Syntax, and Their Interface: The Theta System

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034135
eISBN:
9780262333177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034135.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

This chapter assesses the nature of the operations affecting the valence of verbal predicates in the lexicon and in the syntax. It starts out with a more general perspective on binding theory and on ... More


Perspectives for functional diversity research

Eric Garnier, Marie-Laure Navas, and Karl Grigulis

in Plant Functional Diversity: Organism traits, community structure, and ecosystem properties

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198757368
eISBN:
9780191817281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198757368.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry, Ecology

What are the perspectives for research in the field of functional diversity? A theoretical framework linking quantitatively organism functioning, functional structure and dynamics of communities, and ... More


Encoding Events: Functional Structure and Variation

Xuhui Hu

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198808466
eISBN:
9780191846069
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808466.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This book presents theoretical and empirical research on the syntax of events within the broader framework of generative grammar. A central theoretical concern is how conceptual meaning interacts ... More


Functional Structure from Top to Toe: The Cartography of Syntactic Structures, Volume 9

Peter Svenonius (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199740390
eISBN:
9780199378548
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740390.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Semantics and Pragmatics

This book is a Festschrift for Tarald Taraldsen. It consists of nine chapters on central issues in theoretical comparative syntax. The first three chapters deal with subject extraction, null ... More


The category of roots

Hagit Borer

in The Syntax of Roots and the Roots of Syntax

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199665266
eISBN:
9780191748554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665266.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This chapter focuses on the categorial properties of roots and proposes that, just like event structure, these emerge in the context of particular functional structure and as a consequence of it. For ... More


Structuring Sense: Volume III: Taking Form

Hagit Borer

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199263936
eISBN:
9780191759017
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199263936.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This book is volume III of a trilogy which explores the difference between words however defined and structures however constructed. The trilogy sets out to demonstrate that the explanation of ... More


Suburban Heaven

Christopher Innes

in Designing Modern America: Broadway to Main Street

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108040
eISBN:
9780300129557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108040.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter discusses Bel Geddes's interest in functional structures rather than symbols, and perhaps the most functional of all buildings is the factory. In the opening chapter of Horizons he ... More


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