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The Handbook of Phonetic Sciences

Blackwell Handbooks in Linguistics

by William J. Hardcastle Editor · John Laver Editor

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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 Details

Publisher:
Wiley
Imprint:
Wiley-Blackwell
Edition:
2
Publication Date:
2012
Series:
Blackwell Handbooks in Linguistics

Format

  • OverDrive Read 12.3 MB
  • Adobe PDF eBook 49.2 MB
  • Adobe EPUB eBook 12.3 MB

William J. Hardcastle (Editor)

William J. Hardcastle is Emeritus Professor of Speech Sciences at Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh. He is a Fellow of the British Academy and the Royal Society of Edinburgh, and an Honorary Fellow of the Royal College of Speech and Language Th...

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Fiona E. Gibbon (Editor)

Fiona E. Gibbon is Head of the Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences at University College Cork in Ireland. She is a Fellow of the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists. She is co-editor of Vowel Disorders (2002).

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John Laver (Editor)

John Laver is Emeritus Professor of Speech Sciences at Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh,. He is a Fellow of the British Academy and the Royal Society of Edinburgh. His publications include The Phonetic Description of Voice Quality (1980), Prin...

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