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Journal Title: Journal of Linguistics
Volume/Issue:   39/2
Date: July 2003
Table of Contents: The Subset Principle in phonology: why the tabula can't be rasa
by Mark Robert Hale, Charles Reiss
pp 219-244

Idioms, metaphors and syntactic mobility
by George M Horn
pp 245-273

Solving the bracketing paradox: an analysis of the morphology of German particle verbs
by Stefan Mueller
pp 275-325

Breakstructures
by Torben Thrane
pp 327-372

Functionalism isn't formalism: an interactive review of Darnell et al. (1999)
reviewed by Andrew Carnie, Norma Mendoza-Denton
pp 373-389

Laurie Bauer, Morphological productivity. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001. Pp. xiii+245.
reviewed by Andrew Spencer
pp 391-395

Angelo Cangelosi and Domenico Parisi (eds.), Simulating the evolution of language. London: Springer-Verlag, 2002. Pp. xii+355.
reviewed by Alison Wray
pp 395-400

T. Alan Hall (ed.), Distinctive feature theory (Phonology and Phonetics 2). Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, 2001. Pp. viii+372.
reviewed by Keren D. Rice
pp 400-405

Norvin Richards, Movement in language: interactions and architectures. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2001. Pp. xii+326.
reviewed by Mihoko Zushi
pp 405-410

William C. Stokoe, Language in hand: why sign came before speech. Washington, DC: Gallaudet University Press, 2001. Pp. xv+246.
reviewed by MIchael A Arbib
pp 410-417

Geert Booij, The morphology of Dutch. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Pp. xii+253.
by Janet Grijzenhout
pp 419-421

Katherine Crosswhite, Vowel reduction in Optimality Theory. New York and London: Routledge, 2001. Pp. viii+325.
by Tore Nesset
pp 421-423

Edmund Gussmann, Phonology: analysis and theory. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002. Pp. xiv+234.
by Ken Lodge
pp 423-424

Martin Haspelmath, Understanding morphology. London: Arnold and New York: Oxford University Press, 2002. Pp. xiii+290.
by Laurie Bauer
pp 424-427

Bernd Heine and Tania Kuteva, World lexicon of grammaticalization. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002. Pp. xii+387.
by Gregory D.S. Anderson
pp 427-429

Tania Kuteva, Auxiliation: an enquiry into the nature of grammaticalization. New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001. Pp. ix+209.
by John Newman
pp 429-430

Peter Sells, Structure, alignment and optimality in Swedish (Stanford Monographs in Linguistics). Stanford, CA: CSLI Publications, 2001. Pp. x+1-214.
by Kersti Börjars
pp 433-434

Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Linguistic Field(s): Morphology
Phonology
Syntax
Subject Language(s): German
 
LL Issue: 14.2296