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Systemic Functional Linguistics: Exploring Choice
Contributor(s): Fontaine, Lise (Editor), Bartlett, Tom (Editor), O'Grady, Gerard (Editor)

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ISBN: 1139583077     ISBN-13: 9781139583077
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
OUR PRICE: $140.25  

Binding Type: Open Ebook - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: December 2013
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BISAC Categories:
- Language Arts & Disciplines | Linguistics - General
Dewey: 410.18
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Publisher Description:
This stimulating volume provides fresh perspectives on choice, a key notion in systemic functional linguistics. Bringing together a global team of well-established and up-and-coming systemic functional linguists, it shows how the different senses of choice as process and as product are interdependent, and how they operate at all levels of language. Taking an interdisciplinary approach, it covers a range of linguistic viewpoints, informed by evolutionary theory, psychology, sociology and neuroscience, to produce a complex but unifying account of the issues. This book offers a critical examination of choice and is ideal for students and researchers working in all areas of functional linguistics as well as cognitive linguistics, second-language acquisition, neurolinguistics and sociolinguistics.

Contributor Bio(s): Bartlett, Tom: - Tom Bartlett is Senior Lecturer in the Centre for Language and Communication Research at Cardiff University.Fontaine, Lise: - Lise Fontaine is a Lecturer in the Centre for Language and Communication Research at Cardiff University.O'Grady, Gerard: - Gerard O'Grady is a Lecturer in Language and Communication at the Centre for Language and Communication Research in Cardiff University.
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