The Routledge Handbook of Arabic Linguistics introduces readers to the major facets of research on Arabic and of the linguistic situation in the Arabic-speaking world.
The edited collection includes chapters from prominent experts on various fields of Arabic linguistics. The contributors provide overviews of the state of the art in their field and specifically focus on ideas and issues. Not simply an overview of the field, this handbook explores subjects in great depth and from multiple perspectives.
In addition to the traditional areas of Arabic linguistics, the handbook covers computational approaches to Arabic, Arabic in the diaspora, neurolinguistic approaches to Arabic, and Arabic as a global language.
The Routledge Handbook of Arabic Linguistics is a much-needed resource for researchers on Arabic and comparative linguistics, syntax, morphology, computational linguistics, psycholinguistics, sociolinguistics, and applied linguistics, and also for undergraduate and graduate students studying Arabic or linguistics.
I. Phonetics, Phonology, and Morphology:
II. Syntax, Semantics, and Pragmatics
III. Experimental and Computational Approaches
IV. History, Contact, and Variation
V. Ideology, Policy, and Education
Routledge Language Handbooks provide comprehensive and state-of-the-art linguistic overviews of languages other than English. Each volume draws on an international team of leading scholars and researchers in the field. As reference works, the handbooks will be of great value to readers in many different fields; linguistic typology at all levels, general linguists, historical linguists, sociolinguists, and students of the individual languages or language families concerned.