Special Issue on Cross-Cultural Overview of Causatives

Submission Deadline: Jun. 25, 2020

This special issue currently is open for paper submission and guest editor application.

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  • Special Issue Editor
    • Inna Stupak
      Ismail State Humanitarian University, Ismail, Ukraine
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  • Introduction

    The causative relationships are generally agreed to be one of the most widespread linguistic phenomena and a universal logical concept. Therefore there is a variety of linguistic data biased studies of causativity in different typological groups of language. The typological studies of causatives highlight the diversity and universality in causal cognition. The special issue focuses on the influence of culture on the code of causation that affects on grammar, semantics and pragmatics. The aim of the special issue is to synthesize research done by others on causatives from different approaches and to overview the rendering individual meanings of causation in cross-cultural comparisons.

    Aims and Scope:

    1. Lexical causative.
    2. Morphological causative.
    3. Syntactic (periphrastic) causative.
    4. Causative constructions: morphological and syntactic.
    5. Syntactic and semantic features of causatives.
    6. Causatives on the pedagogical issue.
    7. Cross-cultural overview of causatives.
    8. Typology of causative constructions.

  • Guidelines for Submission

    Manuscripts can be submitted until the expiry of the deadline. Submissions must be previously unpublished and may not be under consideration elsewhere.

    Papers should be formatted according to the guidelines for authors (see: http://www.journaloflanguage.org/submission). By submitting your manuscripts to the special issue, you are acknowledging that you accept the rules established for publication of manuscripts, including agreement to pay the Article Processing Charges for the manuscripts. Manuscripts should be submitted electronically through the online manuscript submission system at http://www.sciencepublishinggroup.com/login. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal and will be listed together on the special issue website.

  • Published Papers

    The special issue currently is open for paper submission. Potential authors are humbly requested to submit an electronic copy of their complete manuscript by clicking here.

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