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
This volume is the third in a working papers series initiated by the Department of Linguistics at Indiana University and the Indiana University Linguistic Club to showcase the research of our students, faculty, and alumni. Each volume focuses on a theme that reflects one of our strengths. The focus of this third volume is African linguistics.