The study also highlights the constructs of current linguistic theory, arguing for distinctive features and the notion 'onset' and against some of the claims of Optimality Theory and Usage-based accounts.
The importance of Henk Zeevat's new monograph cannot be overstated. [...] I recommend it to anyone who combines interests in language, logic, and computation [...]. David Beaver, University of Texas at Austin
Redefining Urdu Politics in India
This volume breaks new ground on the issue of the Urdu language with the backdrop of language politics in the post- and pre-Partition eras. It is a compilation of essays and commentaries by seventeen renowned Urdu litterateurs, scholars of social science, and lovers of the Urdu language and its literature.