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A Minimalist Program for Phonology

Bridget D. Samuels

in Phonological Architecture

Published in print October 2011 | ISBN: 9780199694358
Published online January 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191731891 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199694358.003.0002

Series: Oxford Studies in Biolinguistics

A Minimalist Program for Phonology

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‘A Minimalist Program for Phonology’ defines the computational system commonly known as phonology, and establishes methodology. It provides an introduction to linguistic minimalism and discusses the implications for phonology that stem from the Minimalist Program and the Galilean approach to phonology, as well as a discussion of markedness and the relationship between diachronic and synchronic phonological explanation.

Keywords: phonology; Minimalist Program; markedness; Evolutionary Phonology

Chapter.  10997 words. 

Subjects: Phonetics and Phonology

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