Readership: Linguists and students of linguistics and cognitive sciences, anthropologists, philosophers.
Edited by Jan Rijkhoff, Associate Professor of Linguistics, Aarhus University, and Eva van Lier, Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Linguistics, University of Amsterdam
Jan Rijkhoff is Associate Professor of Linguistics at Aarhus University in Denmark. His books include The Noun Phrase (OUP 2002) and, with co-editor Daniel Garcia Velasco, The Noun Phrase in Functional Discourse Grammar (Mouton de Gruyter 2008). He has published on numerous topics - including word classes - in various international journals, including Journal of Linguistics, Linguistic Typology, Language and Linguistics
Compass, Journal of Semantics, Linguistics, and Studies in Language.
Eva van Lier is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Linguistics at the University of Amsterdam. Her publications include several journal articles on word class typology and the monograph Parts of Speech and Dependent Clauses: a typological study (Utrecht: LOT 2009). Currently she investigates properties of flexible word classes in Oceanic languages with a grant from the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO).
1: Eva van Lier and Jan Rijkhoff: Flexible Word Classes in Linguistic Typology and Grammatical Theory
2: Kees Hengeveld: Parts-of-speech Systems as a Basic Typological Determinant
3: Jan Don and Eva van Lier: Derivation and Categorization in Flexible and Differentiated Languages
4: David Gil: Riau Indonesian: A language without nouns and verbs
5: John Peterson: Parts of Speech in Kharia: A formal account
6: Felix Rau: Proper Names, Predicates, and the Parts-of-speech System of Santali
7: David Beck: Unidirectional Flexibility and the Noun-verb Distinction in Lushootseed
8: William B. McGregor: Lexical Categories in Gooniyandi, Kimberley, Western Australia
9: Sebastian Nordhoff: Jack-of-all-trades: The Sri Lanka Malay flexible adjective
10: Walter Bisang: Word Class Systems Between Flexibility and Rigidity: An integrative approach