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Laboratory Phonology 9

Ed. by Cole, Jennifer / Hualde, José Ignacio

Series:Phonology and Phonetics [PP] 4-3

DE GRUYTER MOUTON

    179,95 € / $252.00 / £134.99*

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    Publication Date:
    December 2007
    ISBN
    978-3-11-018683-3
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    Aims and Scope

    This book contains a selection of papers presented at the 9th Conference on Laboratory Phonology, which was held in June 2004 at the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology on the campus of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The theme of the conference was Change in Phonology, broadly conceived as to include both language evolution at the level of the speech community and development within the individual speaker/hearer. The chapters in this book are organized in five sections: phonological variation and change within the speech community, mechanisms of change in sound systems, phonological acquisition from different experimental perspectives, second language phonology, modeling of language variation, and segmental and suprasegmental phenomena related to the timing of speech gestures. These topics are explored from a number of perspectives, both within and outside of traditional linguistics. We believe that the papers included in this volume demonstrate that the Laboratory Phonology approach has reached maturity and has succeeded in its aim not only to bridge the gap between phonetics and phonology but also to establish a fruitful and mutually beneficial dialog between linguists and other scientists and scholars concerned with the study of the sound patterns of human language from different perspectives.

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    23 x 15.5 cm
    xvi, 679 pages
    DE GRUYTER MOUTON
    Language:
    English
    Type of Publication:
    Collection
    Keyword(s):
    Phonetics; phonology; laboratory phonology

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    Jennifer Cole and  José Ignacio Hualde, University of Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, USA.

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