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Books: Phonetics/Phonology: van de Weijer et al (eds.)

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  1. paul, The Phonological Spectrum: van de Weijer et al (eds.)

Message 1: The Phonological Spectrum: van de Weijer et al (eds.)

Date: Fri, 14 Mar 2003 14:28:00 +0000
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Subject: The Phonological Spectrum: van de Weijer et al (eds.)

Title: The Phonological Spectrum
Subtitle: Volume I: Segmental structure
Series Title: Current Issues in Linguistic Theory 233
Publication Year: 2003
Publisher: John Benjamins,		 
Book URL:
Editor: Jeroen van de Weijer, Universiteit Leiden 
Editor: Vincent J. van Heuven, Universiteit Leiden 
Editor: Harry van der Hulst, University of Connecticut, Storrs 

Hardback: ISBN: 9027247447, Pages: x, 308 pp., Price: EUR 95.00
Hardback: ISBN: 1588113515, Pages: x, 308 pp., Price: USD 95.00

The two volumes of the Phonological Spectrum aim at giving a
comprehensive overview of current developments in phonological theory,
by providing a number of papers in different areas of current
theorizing which reflect on particular problems from different
angles. Volume I is concerned with segmental structure, and focuses on
nasality, voicing and other laryngeal features, as well as segmental
timing. With respect to nasality, questions such as the phonetic
underpinning of a distinctive feature [nasal] and the treatment of
nasal harmony are treated. As for voicing, the behaviour of voicing
assimilation in Dutch is covered while its application in German is
examined with an eye to its implications for the stratification of the
German lexicon. In the final section of volume I, the structure of
diphthongs is examined, as well as the treatment of lenition and the
relation between phonetic and phonological specification in sign

Table of Contents

Nasal harmony in functional phonology 
 Paul Boersma 
Reinterpreting transparency in nasal harmony 
 Rachel Walker 
Can "phonological" nasality be derived from phonetic nasality? 
 Stefan Ploch 
The role of phonology and phonetics in Dutch voice assimilation 
 Mirjam T.C. Ernestus 
Final Devoicing and the stratification of the lexicon in German 
 Caroline F�ry 
The laryngeal effect in Korean: Phonology or phonetics? 
 Eon-Suk Ko 
Time, tone and other things 
The diphthong dynamics distinction in Swabian: How much timing is
there in phonology?
 Markus Hiller 
Depression in Zulu: Tonal effects of segmental features 
 Philipp Strazny 
Weakening processes in the Optimality Framework 
 K.G. Vijayakrishnan 
Base joint configuration in Sign Language of the Netherlands: Phonetic
variation and phonological specification
 Onno Crasborn and Els van der Kooij 

Lingfield(s): Phonetics

Subject Language(s): German
Written In: English (Language Code: ENG)

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