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
The Discourse of Negotiation: Studies of Language in the Workplace
Viewing negotiations at a micro level of analysis, this book focuses on a wide variety of settings, from industrial meetings to comsumer helplines.