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
Clothing, Fashion and Consumer Identity
The eight contributions in this special issue of Semiotica focus on fashion and consumer identity as viewed from different perspectives and different disciplines. Thus the topics range from fashion history and style features as nonverbal communication to credit cards and social identity.