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
Language of War
The Language of War explores how military discourse has entered mainstream use. By analyzing the interaction between verbal and visual language in military propaganda, this demonstrates the ways in which language is used in construct opposing sides during armed conflict.