The Handbook of Phonological Theory

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John A. Goldsmith, Jason Riggle, Alan C. L. Yu
John Wiley & Sons, Oct 17, 2011 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 970 pages

The Handbook of Phonological Theory, second edition offers an innovative and detailed examination of recent developments in phonology, and the implications of these within linguistic theory and related disciplines.

  • Revised from the ground-up for the second edition, the book is comprised almost entirely of newly-written and previously unpublished chapters
  • Addresses the important questions in the field including learnability, phonological interfaces, tone, and variation, and assesses the findings and accomplishments in these domains
  • Brings together a renowned and international contributor team
  • Offers new and unique reflections on the advances in phonological theory since publication of the first edition in 1995
  • Along with the first edition, still in publication, it forms the most complete and current overview of the subject in print
 

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Contents

Opacity and Ordering
40
The Interaction Between Morphology and Phonology
68
Quantity
103
Stress Systems
141
The Syllable
164
Is it Different? Larry M Hyman
197
Harmony Systems
240
Contrast Reduction
291
Intonation
485
Dependencybased Phonologies
533
The Acquisition of Phonology
571
Phonology as Computation
596
Using Psychological Realism to Advance Phonological Theory
631
Learning and Learnability in Phonology
661
Sign Language Phonology
691
Language Games
722

Diachronic Explanations of Sound Patterns
319
Phonetics in Phonology
348
Corpora and Exemplars in Phonology
374
The Place of Variation in Phonological Theory
401
The SyntaxPhonology Interface
435
From Lessons Learned to Findings
751
References
779
Index
914
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About the author (2011)

John A. Goldsmith is Edward Carson Waller Distinguished Service Professor of Linguistics and Computer Science, and Chair of the Department of Computer Science at the University of Chicago. He is author of Autosegmental and Metrical Phonology (Basil Blackwell, 1990).

Jason Riggle is Assistant Professor of Linguistics and Director of the Chicago Language Modeling Lab at the University of Chicago. He has published in Natural Language and Linguistic Theory, Research on Language and Computation, Linguistic Inquiry and Computational Linguistics (forthcoming).

Alan Yu is Associate Professor of Linguistics and Director of the Phonology Laboratory at the University of Chicago. He is the author of A Natural History of Infixation (2007) and has published in Language, Phonology, and the Journal of Phonetics.

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