The Handbook of Phonetic Sciences, Second Edition

The Handbook of Phonetic Sciences, Second Edition

Editor(s): William J. Hardcastle, John Laver, Fiona E. Gibbon

Published Online: 18 JAN 2010

Print ISBN: 9781405145909

Online ISBN: 9781444317251

DOI: 10.1002/9781444317251

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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

Table of contents

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    1. Introduction (pages 1–6)

      William J. Harcastle, John laver and Fiona E. Gibbon

  1. Part I: Experimental Phonetics

  2. Part II: Biological Perspectives

  3. Part III: Modeling Speech Production and Perception

  4. Part IV: Linguistic Phonetics

    1. Chapter 16

      Tone and Intonation (pages 603–652)

      Mary E. Beckman and Jennifer J. Venditti

    2. Chapter 19

      Sociophonetics (pages 703–754)

      Paul Foulkes, James M. Scobbie and Dominic Watt

  5. Part V: Speech Technology

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