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- De Gruyter 2008; US$ 182.00
The volume demonstrates the interdependence of man?s language capacity and his other conceptual capacities. This enables linguistic structures to be minimalised, and for extra-linguistic domains to provide much of the interpretations of sound and meaning. Underspecification is demonstrated in the word formation of Indo-European, Late Archaic Chinese... more...
- Equinox Publishing Ltd 2007; US$ 37.95
Hidden Generalizations is the first monograph devoted exclusively to the problem of phonological opacity. Opacity arises when the conditions for or results of an active phonological process are not evident in the speech signal. Opacity is particularly important in Optimality Theory, which lacks the standard means of analyzing opacity, rule ordering. more...
- OUP Oxford 2008; US$ 48.99
Mark Hale and Charles Reiss present a fundamental critique of the phonological enterprise. They examine the nature of phonological acquisition and its relation to an innate acquisition device, consider the distinction between competence and performance, and evaluate competing explanations of diachronic phonology. - ;This book scrutinizes recent work... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2007; US$ 64.99
This book provides fresh insights into the findings and theoretical advances that emerge from experimental investigation of phonological structure and phonological knowledge as well as a critical perspective on experimental techniques and methods in the perception, production, and modeling of speech. - ;This wide-ranging survey of experimental methods... more...
- John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. 2009; US$ 116.95
David Crystal's A Dictionary of Linguistics and Phonetics has long been the standard single-volume reference for its field. Now available in its sixth edition, it has been revised and updated to reflect the latest terms in the field. Includes in excess of 5,100 terms, grouped into over 3,000 entries Coverage reflects recommendations by a team of... more...
- John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. 2009; US$ 109.95
Doing Optimality Theory brings together examples and practical, detailed advice for undergraduates and graduate students working in linguistics. Given that the basic premises of Optimality Theory are markedly different from other linguistic theories, this book presents the analytic techniques and new ways of thinking and theorizing that are required.... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2005; US$ 49.99
This book provides both the first comprehensive description of the phonology and phonetics of Standard Mongolian and the first account in any language of the historical phonology of the Mongolian group of languages. - ;This book provides (a) the first comprehensive description of the phonology and phonetics of Standard Mongolian, known as the Halh... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2004; US$ 149.99
This book presents an exhaustive treatment of a long-standing problem of Proto-Indo-European and Italic philology, the development of the Proto-Indo-European voiced aspirates in the ancient languages of Italy. In so doing, it tackles a central issue of historical linguistics, the plausibility of explanations for sound change. The book argues that a... more...