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
Perspectives on Arabic Linguistics VII. Papers from the Seventh Annual Symposium on Arabic Linguistics
Current Issues in Linguistic Theory
This volume includes ten papers selected from the Seventh Annual Symposium on Arabic Linguistics. For the first time in this series, three of the papers represent experimental studies dealing with Arabic syllable and morphological structure. Four are focused on aspects of agreement in Arabic. The remaining three deal with certain problems in Arabic phonology and discourse. The volume includes contributions by the following:Naomi Bolotin; Ellen Broselow; Marie Huffman, Su-I Chen and Ruohmei Hsieh; Bruce L. Derwing; Dilworth B. Parkinson and Richard A. Beinert; Ahmed Fakhri; Mark S. LeTourneau; Michael L. McOmber; Ibrahim Mohamed and Jamal Ouhalla; Sabah Safi-Stagni; Munther Younes; Wafa Batran Wahba.