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
Negation in Non-Standard British English
Gaps, Relularizations and Asymetrics
Routledge Studies in Germanic Linguistics
Based on the British National Corpus, this book investigates a range of morphosyntactic features of negation that can be found in everyday spoken language and provides the first thorough empirical study of the field of non-standard negation.