List of John Benjamins publications for which Shoji Takano plays a role.
A sociophonetic approach to variation in Japanese pitch realizations: Region, age, gender and stylistic parameters. Asia-Pacific Language Variation 3:1, pp. 5–402017.
This paper explores the flattening of Japanese sentential pitch as a possible nationwide change in progress among younger generations. Comparative data collected by identical protocols are examined in terms of speakers’ age, gender, and native dialects (in the city of Sapporo and in a rural town in… read more | Article
Variation in prosodic focus of the Japanese negative nai: Issues of language specificity, interactive style, and social situations. Style Shifting in Japanese, Jones, Kimberly and Tsuyoshi Ono (eds.), pp. 285–3282008.
Tense Marking in the English of Spanish-speaking Adolescents. Second Language Acquisition and Linguistic Variation, Bayley, Robert and Dennis R. Preston (eds.), pp. 121 ff.1996.