LINGUIST List 15.2908

Thu Oct 14 2004

Books: Phonetics/Phonology: Hayes et al (Eds)

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        1.    Joyce Reid, Phonetically-Based Phonology: Hayes, Kirchner, Steriade (Eds)

Message 1: Phonetically-Based Phonology: Hayes, Kirchner, Steriade (Eds)

Date: 14-Oct-2004
From: Joyce Reid <>
Subject: Phonetically-Based Phonology: Hayes, Kirchner, Steriade (Eds)

Title: Phonetically-Based Phonology
Published: 2004
Publisher: Cambridge University Press

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Editor: Bruce Hayes, University of California, Los Angeles
Editor: Robert Kirchner, University of Alberta
Editor: Donca Steriade, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Hardback: ISBN: 0521825784 Pages: 392 Price: U.S. $ 95.00


This collection of essays by a team of leading scholars affords a
wide-ranging study of phonetically-based phonology, investigating the role
of phonetics in a broad range of key phonological phenomena.
Phonetically-based phonology is centered around the hypothesis that
phonologies of languages are determined by phonetic principles; that is,
phonetic patterns involving ease of articulation and perception are
expressed linguistically as grammatical constraints. Diverse and
comprehensive in its coverage, the book will be welcomed by all linguists
interested in the relationship between phonetics and phonological theory.

Bruce Hayes, Donca Steriade, Richard Wright, Jongho Jun, Abigail Kaun, Juliette
Blevins, Andrew Garrett, Jie Zhang, Katherine M. Crosswhite, Edward Flemming,
Matthew Gordon, Robert Kirchner, Stefan Frisch

1. Introduction: the phonetic basis of phonological markedness
Bruce Hayes and Donca Steriade

2. Perceptual cue robustness and phonotactic constraints: rethinking sonority
Richard Wright

3. A perception-based analysis of place assimilation
Jongho Jun

4. Rounding harmony
Abigail Kaun

5. The evolution of metathesis
Juliette Blevins and Andrew Garrett

6. The role of contrast-specific and language-specific phonetics in contour
Jie Zhang

7. Vowel reduction
Katherine M. Crosswhite

8. Contrast and perceptual distinctiveness
Edward Flemming

9. Syllable weight
Matthew Gordon

10. Consonant lenition
Robert Kirchner

11. Language processing and segmental OCP effects
Stefan Frisch.

Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories

Written In: English (Language Code: ENG )

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