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Research Methods in Linguistics

Edited by Robert J. Podesva, Stanford University, California, Devyani Sharma, Queen Mary University of London
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A comprehensive guide to conducting research projects in linguistics, this book provides a complete training in state-of-the-art data collection, processing, and analysis techniques. The book follows the structure of a research project, guiding the reader through the steps involved in collecting and processing data, and providing a solid foundation for linguistic analysis. All major research methods are covered, each by a leading expert. Rather than focusing on narrow specializations, the text fosters interdisciplinarity, with many chapters focusing on shared methods…
Frontmatter
pp i-iv
Contents
pp v-vi
List of Figures
pp vii-xi
List of Tables
pp xii-xiii
List of Contributors
pp xiv-xv
Acknowledgments
pp xvi-xviii
1 - Introduction
pp 1-8
Part I - Data collection
pp 9-10
2 - Ethics in linguistic research
pp 11-26
By Penelope Eckert, Stanford University
3 - Judgment data
pp 27-50
By Carson T. Schütze, University of California, Jon Sprouse, University of Connecticut
4 - Fieldwork for language description
pp 51-73
By Shobhana Chelliah, University of North Texas
5 - Population samples
pp 74-95
By Isabelle Buchstaller, Leipzig University, Ghada Khattab, Newcastle University
6 - Surveys and interviews
pp 96-115
By Natalie Schilling, Georgetown University
7 - Experimental research design
pp 116-134
By Rebekha Abbuhl, California State University, Susan Gass, Michigan State University, Alison Mackey, Georgetown University
8 - Experimental paradigms in psycholinguistics
pp 135-168
By Elsi Kaiser, University of Southern California
9 - Sound recordings: acoustic and articulatory data
pp 169-194
By Elizabeth Zsiga, Georgetown University
10 - Ethnography and recording interaction
pp 195-215
By Erez Levon, Queen Mary University of London
11 - Using historical texts
pp 216-232
By Ans van Kemenade, Radboud University, Bettelou Los, Radboud University
Part II - Data processing and statistical analysis
pp 233-234
12 - Transcription
pp 235-256
By Naomi Nagy, University of Toronto
13 - Creating and using corpora
pp 257-287
By Stefan Th. Gries, University of California, John Newman, University of Alberta
14 - Descriptive statistics
pp 288-315
By Daniel Ezra Johnson, Lancaster University
15 - Basic significance testing
pp 316-336
By Stefan Th. Gries, University of California
16 - Multivariate statistics
pp 337-372
By R. Harald Baayen, Eberhard Karls University and University of Alberta
Part III - Foundations for Data Analysis
pp 373-374
17 - Acoustic analysis
pp 375-396
By Paul Boersma, University of Amsterdam
18 - Constructing and supporting a linguistic analysis
pp 397-421
By John Beavers, The University of Texas, Peter Sells, University of York
19 - Modeling in the language sciences
pp 422-439
By Willem Zuidema, University of Amsterdam, Bart de Boer, Vrije Universiteit Brussel
20 - Variation analysis
pp 440-459
By James A. Walker, York University
21 - Discourse analysis
pp 460-493
By Susan Ehrlich, York University, Tanya Romaniuk, Portland State University
22 - Studying language over time
pp 494-518
By Hélène Blondeau, University of Florida
Index
pp 519-525
Research Methods in Linguistics
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Online ISBN: 9781139013734
Published online: 28 May 2018
Hardback ISBN: 9781107014336
Hardback publication date: 23 January 2014
Paperback ISBN: 9781107696358
Paperback publication date: 23 January 2014

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