The Handbook of Phological Theory, second edition offers an invative and detailed examination of recent developments in phology, and the implications of these within linguistic theory and related disciplines. * Revised from the ground-up for the second edition, the book is comprised almost entirely of newly-written and previously unpublished chapters * Addresses the important questions in the field including learnability, phological interfaces, tone, and variation, and assesses the findings and accomplishments in these domains * Brings together a rewned and international contributor team * Offers new and unique reflections on the advances in phological theory since publication of the first edition in 1995 * Along with the first edition, still in publication, it forms the most complete and current overview of the subject in print
John A. Goldsmith is Edward Carson Waller Distinguished Service Professor of Linguistics and Computer Science at the University of Chicago. He is author of Autosegmental and Metrical Phonology (Basil Blackwell, 1990). Jason Riggle is Assistant Professor of Linguistics and Director of the Chicago Language Modeling Lab at the University of Chicago. He has published in Natural Language and Linguistic Theory, Research on Language and Computation, Linguistic Inquiry and Computational Linguistics. Alan C. L. Yu is Associate Professor of Linguistics and Director of the Phonology Laboratory at the University of Chicago. He is the author of A Natural History of Infixation (2007) and has published in Language, Phonology, and the Journal of Phonetics.