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
Handbook of Western Australian Aboriginal Languages South of the Kimberley Region
This handbook lists material available in and about the Aboriginal languages spoken south of Kimberley region, Western Australia. Sixty-nine languages are discussed including two post-contact languages, Western Australian Aboriginal English and Kriol. Each section contains caps showing the approximate traditional locations of the languages concerned.