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
Introductory Grammar: A Stratificational Approach
This textbook is based on the stratificational grammar coursework as it was developed by Ilah Fleming. Although it is intended primarily for students who are beginning their studies in graduate linguistics, this volume is useful also for advanced students who want a clear exposition of stratificational grammar.