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Title: The Handbook of Phonetic Sciences
Subtitle: Second Edition
Edited By: William J Hardcastle
John Laver
Fiona E Gibbon
URL: http://www.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-1405145900.html
Series Title: Blackwell Handbooks in Linguistics
Description:

Thoroughly revised and updated, the second edition of The Handbook of
Phonetic Sciences provides an authoritative account of the key topics in
both theoretical and applied areas of speech communication, written by an
international team of leading scholars and practitioners.

* Combines new and influential research, along with articulate overviews of
the key topics in theoretical and applied areas of speech communication
* Accessibly structured into five major sections covering: experimental
phonetics; biological perspectives; modelling speech production and
perception; linguistic phonetics; and speech technology
* Includes nine entirely new chapters on topics such as phonetic notation
and sociophonetics, speech technology, biological perspectives, and prosody
* A streamlined and re-oriented structure brings all contributions
up-to-date with the latest research, whilst maintaining the features that
made the first edition so useful

Publication Year: 2010
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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BibTex: View BibTex record
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Phonetics
Psycholinguistics
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Versions:
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1405145900
ISBN-13: 9781405145909
Pages: 888
Prices: U.S. $ 199.95