Includes 18 typological studies of causative and related constructions (transitivity, voice, other expressions of cause) inspired by the pioneering work of the Leningrad typology Group. The volume is based on the concept of causative constructions as embracing both morphology and syntax, with an important semantic component as well. The papers deal with general problems related to causatives and also offer detailed treatment of individual languages (Russian, English, Aleut, Even etc.) Contributors: L. H. Babby, C. V. Chvany, B. Comrie, E. V. Golovko, M. Haspelmath, A. A. Kibrik, M. Koptjevskaja-Tamm, I. Kozinsky, L. I. Kulikov, A. L. Malchukov, E. S. Maslova, I. A. Mel'cuk, J. C. Moreno, I.A. Muravyova, J. Nichols, V. A. Plungian, V. I. Podlessskaya, M. Polinsky, N. R. Sumbatova.