Linguistic Variation Yearbook
Published/Hosted by John Benjamins Publishing Company.
ISSN (printed): 1568-1483. ISSN (electronic): 1569-9900.
The Linguistic Variation Yearbook (LVYB) is a journal that is exclusively devoted to the study of the nature and scope of linguistic variation from the point of view of the minimalist program. In this perspective, the Yearbook aims at going beyond the traditional tension between explanatory and descriptive adequacy. The LVYB seeks in particular to investigate to what extent the study of linguistic variation can shed light on the broader issue of language particular vs. language universal properties and design.The Linguistic Variation Yearbook will publish annually a collection of (invited) articles on a theme that is current in and important to the research on linguistic variation within the generative framework. The focus will be on comparative studies, such as research on typology and dialect variation.
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