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Cambridge Handbook of Phonology

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ISBN-10: 0521848792

ISBN-13: 9780521848794

Edition: 2006

Authors: Paul de Lacy

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Phonology - the study of how the sounds of speech are represented in our minds - is one of the core areas of linguistic theory, and is central to the study of human language. This state-of-the-art handbook brings together the world's leading experts in phonology to present the most comprehensive and detailed overview of the field to date. Focusing on the most recent research and the most influential theories, the authors discuss each of the central issues in phonological theory, explore a variety of empirical phenomena, and show how phonology interacts with other aspects of language such as syntax, morphology, phonetics, and language acquisition. Providing a one-stop guide to every aspect…    
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Book details

List price: $169.99
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 2/1/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 708
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 3.410
Language: English

Introduction: themes in phonology
Conceptual Issues
In pursuit of theory
Functionalism
Markedness
Derivations and levels of representation
Representation
Contrast
Prosody
The syllable
Feet and metrical stress
Tone Moira Yip
The phonology of intonation
The interaction of tone, sonority and prosody
Subsegmental Features
Segmental features
Local assimilation and constraint interaction
Harmony
Dissimilation in grammar and the lexicon
Internal Interfaces
The phonetics-phonology interface
The syntax-phonology interface
Morpheme position
Reduplication
External Interfaces
Diachronic phonology
Variation and optionality
Acquiring phonology
Learnability
Phonological impairment in children and adults