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The Initiation of Sound Change


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1. Foreword and acknowledgements; 2. List of contributors and discussion participants; 3. Editors' introduction; 4. Part I. Perception; 5. The listener as a source of sound change: An update (by Ohala, John J.); 6. Perception grammars and sound change (by Beddor, Patrice Speeter); 7. A phonetic interpretation of the sound changes affecting dark /l/ in Romance (by Recasens, Daniel); 8. The production and perception of sub-phonemic vowel contrasts and the role of the listener in sound change (by Grosvald, Michael); 9. Part II. Production; 10. The coarticulatory basis of diachronic high back vowel fronting (by Harrington, Jonathan); 11. Natural and unnatural patterns of sound change? (by Sole, Maria-Josep); 12. The gaits of speech: Re-examining the role of articulatory effort in spoken language (by Pouplier, Marianne); 13. Part III. Social factors, structural factors and the typology of change; 14. Prosodic skewing of input and the initiation of cross-generational sound change (by Salmons, Joseph C.); 15. Social and personality variables in compensation for altered auditory feedback (by Dimov, Svetlin); 16. Patterns of lexical diffusion and articulatory motivation for sound change (by Bybee, Joan L.); 17. Foundational concepts in the scientific study of sound change (by Hale, Mark); 18. Index of subjects and terms

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