Volume 68, Number 1, March 1992

Table of Contents

From: Language

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Endangered languages: On endangered languages and the safeguarding of diversity

pp. 1-42
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The world's languages in crisis

pp. 4-10
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Local reactions to perceived language decline

pp. 10-17
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A constitutional response to language endangerment: The case of Nicaragua

pp. 17-24
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An institutional response to language endangerment: A proposal for a Native American Language Center

pp. 24-28
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Doing Mayan linguistics in Guatemala

pp. 29-35
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Language endangerment and the human value of linguistic diversity

pp. 35-42
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Topic and focus in Mayan

pp. 43-80
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The Greenbergian word order correlations

pp. 81-138
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Discussion Note

Palatalization in Japanese mimetics: Response to Mester and Itô

pp. 139-148
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Reviews

Autosegmental and metrical phonology By John A. Goldsmith (review)

pp. 149-156
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An introduction to phonetics and phonology By John Clark and Colin Yallop (review)

pp. 156-159
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An essay on stress By Morris Halle and Jean-Roger Vergnaud (review)

pp. 159-165
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Mother of Writing: The origin and development of a Hmong Messianic script By William A. Smalley, Chía Koua Vang, and Gnia Yee Yang, and: Hmong Njua: Syntaktische Analyse einer gesprochenen Sprache mithilfe datenverarbeitungstechnischer Mittel und sprachvergleichende Beschreibung des südostasiatischen Sprachraumes By Bettina Harriehausen (review)

pp. 165-171
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Élőnyelvi tanulmányok: Az MTA Nyelvtudományi Intézetében 1988. október 5-6-án rendezett élőnyelvi tanácskozás előadásai. [Studies of the living language: Papers from the Living Language Conference at the Linguistics Institute of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, October 5-6, 1988] Edited by Lajos Balogh and Miklós Kontra (review)

pp. 171-175
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Melanesian Pidgin and the Oceanic substrate By Roger M. Keesing (review)

pp. 176-182
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Roman Jakobson on language Edited by Linda R. Waugh and Monique Monville-Burston (review)

pp. 182-186
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Finnisch-ugrische Sprachforschung: von der Renaissance bis zum Neupositivismus By Gunter Johannes Stipa (review)

pp. 186-188
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Japanese/Austro-Tai By Paul K. Benedict (review)

pp. 188-196
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The London-Lund Corpus of Spoken English: Description and research Edited by Jan Svartvik (review)

pp. 196-199
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An encyclopaedia of language Edited by N. E. Collinge (review)

pp. 200-202
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Linguistic theory in second language acquisition Edited by Suzanne Flynn and Wayne O'Neil (review)

pp. 202-206
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English focus constructions and the theory of grammar By Michael S. Rochemont and Peter W. Culicover (review)

pp. 206-210
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Papers from the Second International Workshop on Japanese Syntax Edited by William J. Poser (review)

pp. 211-215
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Theoretical perspectives on Native American languages Edited by Donna B. Gerdts and Karin Michelson (review)

pp. 215-221
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Book Notices

Dimensioni della linguistica Ed. by Maria-Elisabeth Conte, Anna Giacalone Ramat, and Paolo Ramat (review)

p. 222
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Current research in natural language generation Ed. by Robert Dale, Chris Mellish, and Michael Zock (review)

pp. 222-223
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Conversational competence and social development By Ioanna Dimitracopoulou (review)

pp. 223-224
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Meaning and mental representations Ed. by Umberto Eco, Marco Santambrogio, and Patrizia Violi (review)

pp. 224-225
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History from below: The 'Vocabulary of Elisabethville' by André Yav: Text, translations, and interpretive essay By Johannes Fabian (review)

pp. 225-226
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Current progress in Chadic linguistics Ed. by Zygmunt Frajzyngier (review)

pp. 226-227
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Discourse and the translator By Basil Hatim and Ian Mason (review)

pp. 227-228
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Essentials of Functional Grammar: A structure-neutral theory of movement, control, and anaphora By George M. Horn (review)

p. 228
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The indigenization of Pali meters in Thai poetry By Thomas John Hudak (review)

p. 229
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Abstraction and instance: The type-token relation in linguistic theory By Christopher M. Hutton (review)

pp. 229-230
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Report on Russian morphology as it appears in Zaliznjak's grammatical dictionary By Eeva Ilola and Arto Mustajoki (review)

pp. 230-231
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The alchemy of English: The spread, functions, and models of non-native Englishes By Braj B. Kachru (review)

pp. 231-232
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Second language writing: Research insights for the classroom Ed. by Barbara Kroll (review)

pp. 232-233
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Essays on anaphora By Howard Lasnik (review)

pp. 233-234
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Utterance particles in Cantonese conversation By Kang Kwong Luke (review)

pp. 234-235
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Reception and response: Hearer creativity and the analysis of spoken and written texts Ed. by Graham McGregor and R. S. White (review)

pp. 235-236
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Thought and language (review)

pp. 236-237
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Greek mythology and poetics By Gregory Nagy (review)

p. 237
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Practicing linguist: Essays on language and languages 1950-1985, vol. II: On languages By Ernst Pulgram (review)

pp. 237-238
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Lexical semantics without thematic roles By Yael Ravin (review)

pp. 238-239
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Psychology of language: An introduction to sentence and discourse processes By Murray Singer (review)

p. 239
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An essay on grammar-parser relations By Jan van de Koot (review)

pp. 239-240
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Politically speaking: The pragmatic analysis of political language By John Wilson (review)

pp. 240-241
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The Editor's Department

pp. 242-243
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Publications Received

pp. 244-250
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