Increased Empiricism

Recent advances in Chinese Linguistics

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| University of Oregon
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Increased Empiricism: Recent advances in Chinese Linguistics showcases recent trends in the co-development of theory and empiricism in Chinese linguistics. The volume tackles a wide range of theoretical and empirical problems in multiple subfields including sociolinguistics, discourse analysis, lexical semantics, pragmatics, phonetics and phonology, corpus linguistics, and Chinese second language acquisition. The contributions do not fall neatly into two sections traditionally labeled “theoretical” and “empirical”. Rather, theoretical discussions are buttressed by empirical evidence, and empirical analyses lead to theoretical generalizations. Furthermore, the volume transcends the functional-formal division, showing that empiricism not only empowers functional-typological and sociolinguistic research, but can also have a place in formally oriented linguistic analysis.
[Studies in Chinese Language and Discourse, 2]  2013.  ix, 317 pp.
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Table of Contents
Contributors
vii–viii
Acknowledgements
ix–x
Introduction
Zhuo Jing-Schmidt
1–22
Subjecthood in Chinese: Neurolinguistics meets typology
Walter Bisang, Wang Luming and Ina Bornkessel-Schlesewsky
23–48
Characteristic syntactic patterns of Mandarin Chinese
Fuxiang Wu
49–72
The origins of Sinitic
Scott DeLancey
73–100
Classifier choices in discourse across the seven main Chinese dialects
Mary S. Erbaugh
101–126
The painted word: Translingual practices within turn constructional units
Agnes Weiyun He
127–146
Tone realization in younger versus older speakers of Nanjing dialect
Si Chen and Caroline R. Wiltshire
147–170
Evaluating the emergence of [ʋ] in modern spoken Mandarin
Seth Wiener and Ya-ting Shih
171–188
The semantic constraints on the verb +zhe nouns in Mandarin Chinese
I-Hsuan Chen
189–204
The semantic type system of event nouns: A case study on huìyì ‘conference; meeting’
Shan Wang and Chu-Ren Huang
205–222
Semantic reanalysis in grammaticalization in Chinese
Janet Zhiqun Xing
223–246
How linear distance and structural distance affect the processing of gap-filler dependencies in head-final relative clauses: An eye-tracking study on Mandarin Chinese
Chun-Chieh Hsu and Jenn-Yeu Chen
247–270
Variation in Mandarin Tone 3 Sandhi: The case of prepositions and pronouns
Chiung-Yao Wang and Yen-Hwei Lin
271–292
The role of instruction in developing pragmatic competence in L2 Chinese: A review of empirical evidences
Shuai Li
293–308
Author index
309–310
Subject index
311–318
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BIC Subject: CF/2GDC – Linguistics/Chinese
BISAC Subject: LAN009000 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
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