This Bloomsbury Companion is the most wide-ranging, state-of-the-art resource
to a key area of contemporary linguistics. It covers fundamental issues,
concepts, movements and approaches within the most relevant theoretical
perspectives on syntax, encompassing the relationship between syntax and other
levels of grammar. This book is a major tool for understanding syntax and its
essential assumptions in the broader framework of current linguistic research.
It is the most complete resource for postgraduate students and researchers
working in syntax and neighboring fields.
In addition, this companion offers a comprehensive reference resource, giving an
overview of key terms and topics in syntax, research areas and new
directions. With its section on methodology, it features a manageable
guide to beginning or developing research in the field. It provides a review of
current research as well as practical guidance for advanced study in the area.