Readership: Advanced students and above in linguistics, and especially phonologists.
San Duanmu, Professor of Linguistics, University of Michigan
"The author's arguments... are logical, clear, systematic, persuasive, and convincing. Inspiring for scholars and worthwhile for all advanced students of phonology.
" - Renata Gregova, SKASE journal 29/12/2009
2: Features, Sounds, Complex Sounds, and the No Contour Principle
3: Theories of Syllable Structure
4: Syllable Structure in Chinese
5: Standard Chinese
7: Syllable and Tone
8: English I: The Maximal Syllable Size
9: English II: Syllable-internal Constraints
11: Jiarong (rGyalrong)
12: Theoretical Implications