LINGUIST List 19.2915

Thu Sep 25 2008

Books: Phonology/Phonetics/Lang Acquisition: Avery, Dresher, Rice (Eds)

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        1.    Julia Ulrich, Contrast in Phonology: Avery, Dresher, Rice (Eds)

Message 1: Contrast in Phonology: Avery, Dresher, Rice (Eds)
Date: 24-Sep-2008
From: Julia Ulrich <>
Subject: Contrast in Phonology: Avery, Dresher, Rice (Eds)
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Title: Contrast in Phonology Subtitle: Theory, Perception, Acquisition Series Title: Phonology and Phonetics [PP] 13 Published: 2008 Publisher: Mouton de Gruyter

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Editor: Peter Avery Editor: B. Elan Dresher Editor: Keren D. Rice Hardback: ISBN: 9783110198218 Pages: 351 Price: Europe EURO 118.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9783110198218 Pages: 351 Price: U.S. $ 189.00 Comment: For orders placed in North America only.

This book takes contrast, an issue that has been central to phonologicaltheory since Saussure, as its central theme, making explicit its importanceto phonological theory, perception, and acquisition. The volume bringstogether a number of different contemporary approaches to the theory ofcontrast, including chapters set within more abstract representation-basedtheories, as well as chapters that focus on functional phonetic theoriesand perceptual constraints. This book will be of interest to phonologists,phoneticians, psycholinguists, researchers in first and second languageacquisition, and cognitive scientists interested in current thinking onthis exciting topic.

Linguistic Field(s): Language Acquisition                             Phonetics                             Phonology
Written In: English (eng )

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