Novedad bibliográficaInfoling 5.33 (2017)

Autor/a: Claes, Jeroen
Título: Cognitive, Social, and Individual Constraints on Linguistic Variation
Subtítulo: A Case Study of Presentational 'Haber' Pluralization in Caribbean Spanish
Año de publicación: 2017
Lugar de edición: Berlin
Editorial: De Gruyter Mouton
Descripción

The present volume tries to answer the question: What constrains morphosyntactic variation? By analyzing the variable agreement of presentational haber (‘there to be’) in Caribbean Spanish with advanced statistical tools and theoretical constructs of cognitive sociolinguistics, psycholinguistics, and variationist sociolinguistics, it proposes an innovative theoretical model of the constraints that govern morphosyntactic variation.

Temática: Lexicografía, Lexicología, Lingüística cognitiva, Lingüística histórica, Pragmática, Variedades del español

Índice

1 Introduction

Part A: Preliminaries

2 Presentational haber pluralization
2.1 Earlier studies in (perceptual) dialectology
2.2 Earlier studies in variationist sociolinguistics
2.3 Summary

3 Cognitive Construction Grammar and language variation
3.1 Cognitive Construction Grammar
3.2 Cognitive Construction Grammar and language variation
3.3 Summary

4 Research questions and hypotheses
4.1 Research questions
4.2 Hypotheses
4.3 Summary

5 Methodology
5.1 Judgment sample, selection criteria, and stratification variables
5.2 Fieldwork methods
5.3 Transcription, selection of cases, and envelope of variation
5.4 Statistical toolkit
5.5 Comparative sociolinguistics
5.6 Summary

6 Semantic and syntactic properties of presentational haber
6.1 The meaning of the presentational haber constructions: POINTING-OUT
6.2 The nominal argument
6.3 The adverbial phrase
6.4 Implicit nominal arguments and adverbial phrases
6.5 Summary and box diagrams

Part B: Cognitive, social, and individual constraints on presentational haber pluralization

7 Cognitive constraints on presentational haber pluralization
7.1 Structure of the corpus and the regression models
7.2 Markedness of coding
7.3 Statistical preemption
7.4 Structural priming
7.5 Interaction between the linguistic predictors
7.6 Relative importance of the linguistic predictors
7.7 Summary

8 Social constraints on presentational haber pluralization
8.1 Social constraints: Age, education, and gender
8.2 Linguistic predictors across social groups
8.3 Relative importance of the linguistic predictors across social groups
8.4 Summary

9 Individual constraints on presentational haber pluralization
9.1 Distribution across individuals
9.2 Random intercepts, slopes, and participant-specific regression coefficients
9.3 Linguistic predictors across individuals
9.4 The behavior of the Havana university graduates
9.5 Summary

10 Cognitive, social, and individual constraints on presentational haber pluralization
10.1 Cognitive constraints
10.2 Social constraints
10.3 Individual constraints
10.4 Conclusion

References
Index


Colección: Cognitive Linguistics Research, 60
Formato: Hardcover
Págs.: 244
ISBN-13: 9783110521627
Precio: 99,95 EUR      USD 114.99

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Fecha: 14 de mayo de 2017

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