Search for dissertations about: "Languages and linguistics"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 331 swedish dissertations containing the words Languages and linguistics.

  1. 1. Topics in the grammar of Kuot, a non-Austronesian language of New Ireland, Papua New Guinea

    Author : Eva Lindström; William McGregor; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; Deskriptiv grammatik; papuanska språk; kuot; descriptive linguistics; descriptive grammar; Papuan languages; New Ireland; Papua New Guinea; Papua nya guinea; Languages and linguistics; Språkvetenskap; Linguistics; Lingvistik; Social anthropology ethnography; Socialantrolopologi etnografi; General Linguistics; allmän språkvetenskap;

    Abstract : This thesis describes certain areas in the grammar of the little-known Kuot language, spoken by some 1,500 people in New Ireland Province in Papua New Guinea. Kuot is an isolate, and is the only non-Austronesian (Papuan) language of that province. The analyses presented here are based on original data from 18 months of linguistic fieldwork. READ MORE

  2. 2. Risk, language and discourse

    Author : Max Boholm; Sven Ove Hansson; Niklas Möller; Terje Aven; KTH; Gothenburg University; Göteborgs universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES; risk; safety; concept; meaning; definiton; discourse; langauge; risk communication; corpus linguistics; content analysis; nanotechnology; nanoparticle; Planering och beslutsanalys; Planning and Decision Analysis; risk;

    Abstract : This doctoral thesis analyses the concept of risk and how it functions as an organizing principle of discourse, paying close attention to actual linguistic practice.          Article 1 analyses the concepts of risk, safety and security and their relations based on corpus data (the Corpus of Contemporary American English). READ MORE

  3. 3. Languages and Linguistic Exchanges in Swedish Academia : Practices, Processes, and Globalizing Markets

    Author : Linus Salö; Kenneth Hyltenstam; Christopher Stroud; Monica Heller; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; English in Sweden; language planning and policy; epistemic reflexivity; language ideology; entextualization; Bourdieu; habitus; field; tvåspråkighet; Bilingualism;

    Abstract : Based on four separate studies, this thesis deals with Swedish academia and its dwellers, with an eye toward accounting for matters of languages and linguistic exchanges. The perspectives and thinking-tools of Pierre Bourdieu form the basis of the main leitmotif, albeit extended with insights from linguistic anthropology and sociolinguistics. READ MORE

  4. 4. Same Mother Tongue - Different Origins : Implications for Language Maintenance and Shift among Hungarian Immigrants and their Children in Sweden

    Author : Kamilla György-Ullholm; Kari Fraurud; Ellen Bijvoet; Wei Li; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Language maintenance and shift; intergenerational language transmission; childhood bilingualism; simultaneous and consecutive bilingualism; heritage languages; Hungarian; Swedish as a second language; migrant families; Sweden; Nyelvcsere; nyelvmegtartás; nyelvhasználat; Svédország; magyar kivándorlók; nyelvátadás bevándorló családokban; gyermekkori kétnyelvüség; szimultán és szekvenciális kétnyelvüség; Språkbyte och språkbevarande; språköverföring i familjen; invandrarspråk; ungerska i Sverige; invandrarfamiljer; skolbarn; simultan och successiv tvåspråkighet; barns tvåspråkighet; Bilingualism; Tvåspråkighet; Swedish language; Svenska språket; Finno-Ugric languages; Finsk-ugriska språk; Children s language; Barnspråk; tvåspråkighetsforskning; Bilingualism Research;

    Abstract : This study investigates intergenerational language transmission amongst Hungarian immigrants, using in-depth interviews and participant observation as the main methods. The analysis examines the experiences of parents and their school-aged children in 61 families living in Sweden´s two main cities, Stockholm and Göteborg. READ MORE

  5. 5. I tweet like I talk : Aspects of speech and writing on Twitter

    Author : Peter Wikström; Erica Sandlund; Solveig Granath; Andrea C. Schalley; Ruth Page; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Social media; Twitter; speech; writing; orality; literacy; CMC; remediation; English; Engelska;

    Abstract : This dissertation investigates linguistic and metalinguistic practices in everyday Twitter discourse in relation to aspects of speech and writing. The overarching aim is to investigate how the spoken–written interface is reconfigured in the digital writing spaces of social media. READ MORE