Readership: Phonologists and their advanced students. Scholars of Asian languages.
Laurence Labrune, Deputy Director of the ERSS at the University of Bordeaux Michel de Montaigne
Laurence Labrune is Assistant Professor of Phonology and Deputy Director of the ERSS at the University of Bordeaux Michel de Montaigne. She is the author of La phonologie du japonais (Peeters and le Société de Linguistique de Paris, 2006) and, co-authored with E. Delais-Roussarie, Des sons et des sens : Données et modèles en phonologie et en morphologie (Hermès, 2007) and has published extensively on Japanese including articles in Cahiers de Linguistique Asie Orientale, Cahiers de Linguistique Asie Orientale,
and Journal of the Linguistic Society of Japan.
"The Phonology of Japanese addresses many aspects of Japanese phonology, and its coverage is rather comprehensive. ... this book will prove to be useful for a wide range of readers." - Shigeto Kawahara, Journal of Phonology
"An informative, stimulating book worth reading." - Journal of the International Phonetic Association
4: The Phonology of Consonant Voicing
5: Special Segments
6: Prosodic Units