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Goldsmith, John A. 1951-

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Works: 22 works in 285 publications in 5 languages and 6,919 library holdings
Genres: Diaries  Biography  Abstracts  Handbooks and manuals 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Other, Opponent, 958
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Most widely held works by John A Goldsmith
The handbook of phonological theory by John A Goldsmith( Book )

74 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 735 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Handbook of Phonological Theory brings together for the first time a detailed examination of the state of phonological theory in this decade. In a series of essays on topics as varied as underspecification theory, prosodic morphology, and syllable structure, thirty-eight leading phonologists offer a critical survey of the leading and guiding ideas that lie behind the research in this active area of linguistic research. In all cases, the contributions have been written by leading workers in the areas which they discuss, and in many of the cases, the chapters of the Handbook are the first published expositions of new perspectives which have already begun to shape the climate of research in the field. Topics discussed include: phonological theory, the organization of phonological grammar, and specific languages and language families that have been particularly important in recent phonological theory
Autosegmental and metrical phonology by John A Goldsmith( Book )

64 editions published between 1976 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inleiding in de fonologie
The Chicago guide to your academic career : a portable mentor for scholars from graduate school through tenure by John A Goldsmith( Book )

17 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Preface p. ix <br> Acknowledgments p. xix <br>Part 1 Becoming a Scholar <br>1. Deciding on an Academic Career p. 3 <br> The advantages and disadvantages of academic life <br> Academic salaries <br> Academic freedom <br> The personality traits of successful graduate students <br>2. Entering Graduate School p. 18 <br> Differences between undergraduate and graduate training <br> Preconditions for a graduate education <br> Questions to ask yourself <br> Financial considerations <br> Picking the right school <br> Specialization <br> Knowing whether you’ve made the right career choice <br> The Inside Track: Financing Graduate Education Tom Thuerer p. 30 <br>3. The Mentor p. 44 <br> The role of the mentor <br> Finding a mentor <br> The mentoring commitment <br>4. Writing a Dissertation p. 54 <br> Prerequisites <br> The dissertation requirement <br> Choosing a topic <br> How long it takes to write a thesis <br> Becoming discouraged and persevering <br>5. Landing an Academic Job p. 66 <br> Preparing to enter the academic job market <br> Presenting a paper at a conference <br> The job search <br> How to read job advertisements <br> Assembling the dossier <br> Application letters <br> Letters of reference <br> The c.v. <br> Interviews at national meetings <br> What should be avoided <br> Applying as a couple <br> The short list <br> The campus visit <br> The job talk <br> Rejections <br> How long to keep trying <br> Receiving and evaluating offers <br> Negotiating the terms of the appointment <br> The "two-body" problem <br> Multiple offers <br> The Inside Track: Leaving Academia for the Corporate World Ami Kronfeld p. 126 <br>Part 2 The Academic Profession <br>6. The Life of the Assistant Professor p. 135 <br> Beginning the first job <br> Juggling responsibilities <br> Sorting out priorities <br> Committees and commitments <br> Keeping tenure in view <br> Getting along with colleagues <br> The institutional bureaucracy <br> Departmental politics <br> Getting involved in institutional change <br> Long-term goals <br> Family considerations <br> Job satisfaction <br>7. Teaching and Research p. 161 <br> What teaching is all about <br> Expectations at research universities <br> Expectations at teaching institutions <br> Preparing a syllabus <br> Learning how to teach <br> Exams and writing assignments <br> The first day of class <br> Evaluating students’ work <br> Evaluating your own teaching <br> Teaching at the graduate level <br> Plagiarism and other ethical issues <br> Making life easier on yourself <br> "Publish or perish" <br> Beginning to publish <br> Finding the right journal <br> Submitting the article <br> The editor’s decision <br> Referee reports <br> Coauthoring <br> Publishing a book <br> Getting grants <br> Surviving writer’s block <br> The Inside Track: Publishing the First Book Colin Day p. 205 <br>8. Tenure p. 210 <br> Why tenure exists <br> The tenure review process <br> Evaluation criteria <br> Attacks on tenure <br> Being denied tenure <br> Opportunities outside academia <br>9. Competition in the University System and Outside Offers p. 225 <br> The forces of competition <br> Mobility and loyalty <br> Junior and senior hires <br> Outside offers as a way to move up <br> The Inside Track: Consulting and Intellectual Property Pierre Laszlo p. 234 <br>10. Family, Gender, and the Personal Side of Academic Life p. 236 <br> Effects on family <br> Shared appointments <br> Discrimination in academia <br> Sexual harassment and consensual relationships <br>11. Conclusion p. 252 <br>Appendix 1 The Administrative Structure of a University p. 257 <br>Appendix 2 Policies on Parental Leave and Shared Positions p. 266 <br>Appendix 3 Tables p. 272 <br> Notes p. 277 <br> Bibliography p. 295 <br> About the Authors p. 301 <br> Index <br>
Ideology and linguistic theory : Noam Chomsky and the deep structure debates by Geoffrey J Huck( Book )

27 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"What is the role of meaning in grammar? In the late 1960s and early 1970s the question split the linguistics community and separated Noam Chomsky from some of his most prized students. In Ideology and Linguistic Theory Geoffrey J. Huck and John A. Goldsmith provide a revisionist account of the development of ideas about semantics in modern theories of language, focusing particularly on Chomsky's very public rift with the Generative Semanticists about the concept of Deep Structure." "Despite the eventual triumph of Chomsky's theory of interpretive Semantics, the authors argue that many of the central issues raised in the debates in fact have never been resolved. At the same time, they show through detailed analysis of the principal theoretical arguments how and why the theories were far more compatible than has ever been generally assumed." "Supplemented by extended interviews with four of the original participants in the debates, this book provides an incisive appraisal of the paradigm which has dominated American linguistics for the last thirty years. This book will appeal to anyone with an interest in the study of language and mind or the history of the human sciences."--Jacket
Phonological theory : the essential readings by John A Goldsmith( Book )

15 editions published between 1991 and 1999 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume provides a comprehensive collection of the key readings in phonological theory. It covers the main areas of phonological research, including autosegmental phonology, syllable structure, lexical phonology and metrical phonology
Syntax and human experience by Nicolas Ruwet( Book )

10 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Last phonological rule : reflections on constraints and derivations( Book )

12 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over the past three decades, phonological theory has advanced in many areas, but it has changed little in its foundational assumptions about how computational processes can serve as a basis for the theory. This volume suggests that it may be worthwhile to reconsider some of those assumptions. Is there an order to the rules in a phonological derivation? What kinds of links other than derivations are possible between the level of mental representation and the level of speech sounds? Since phonological representations are so much more sophisticated today than they were a few decades ago, do we need any phonological rules at all? In this book, leading linguists and computer scientists consider the challenges that computational innovations pose to current rule-based phonological theories and speculate about the advantages of phonological models based on artificial neural networks and other computer designs. The authors offer new conceptions of phonological theory for the 1990s, the most radical of which proposes that phonological processes cannot be characterized by rules at all, but arise from the dynamics of a system of phonological representations in a high-dimensional vector space of the sort that a neural network embodies. This new view of phonology is becoming increasingly attractive to linguists and others in the cognitive sciences because it answers some difficult questions about learning while drawing on recent results in philosophy, psychology, artificial intelligence, and neuroscience -- Provided by the publisher
Autosegmental studies in Bantu tone by George N Clements( Book )

11 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Autosegmental Studies in Bantu Tone
Tones and features : phonetic and phonological perspectives by John A Goldsmith( Book )

17 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This volume includes papers by leading figures in phonetics and phonology on two topics central to phonological theory: tones and phonological features. Papers address a wide range of topics bearing on tones and features including their formal representation and phonetic foundation."--Publisher's website
Empiricism and language learnability by Nick Chater( Book )

5 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This work explores one of the central theoretical problems in linguistics: learnability. Written by four researchers in linguistics, psychology, computer science, and cognitive science, it sheds light on the problems of learnability and language, and their implications for key theoretical linguistics and the study of language acquisition
Complementizers and root sentences by John A Goldsmith( Book )

6 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Towards an autosegmental theory of accent : the case of Tonga by John A Goldsmith( Book )

7 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The logic of the progressive aspect by John A Goldsmith( Book )

6 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history of phonology in the twentieth century( Book )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ideological structure of linguistic theory : agreement and dissent within the Chomskyan Paradigm by Geoffrey J Huck( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le tournant inductif dans les sciences du langage( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in French and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zhijiage xue shu sheng ya gui hua : cong yan jiu sheng dao zhong shen jiao shou = Zhijiage xueshu shengya guihua : cong yanjiusheng dao zhongshen jiaoshou by John A Goldsmith( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in Chinese and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben shu cai yong dui hua de ti li,Ji hu shi wo men ping ri he jin xing xue sheng tao lun wen ti de chang jing zai xian,Tao lun de hua ti wei rao xue sheng de xi wang,Bao fu,Yi huo he dan you
Studies in contemporary linguistics series( )

in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Stephen Spender : journals, 1939-1983 by Stephen Spender( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"Stephen Spender's Collected Poems is the first gathering together of this renowned poet's major work in more than thirty years. The book contains recent uncollected poems, including remembrances of Auden, Stravinsky, and Louis MacNeice, as well as previously uncollected early poems. Sir Stephen has also made considerable changes in the texts of his earlier work, eliminating some poems and significantly reworking many others. Stephen Spender is a signal figure in the history of poetry in English in our century. A poet of engagement, both political and emotional, he has witnessed and vividly described the traumas and trials of his age. This definitive collection of his poems is his essential testimony."--Back cover
Chayul punjŏl ŭmunnon = Autosegmental phonology by John A Goldsmith( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in Korean and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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The Chicago guide to your academic career : a portable mentor for scholars from graduate school through tenure
Alternative Names
Goldsmith, .. 1951-

Goldsmith, J. 1951-

Goldsmith, John

Goldsmith, John 1951-

Goldsmith, John A.

Goldsmith, John Anton 1951-

Джон Голдсмит

ジョン・ゴールドスミス

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The Chicago guide to your academic career : a portable mentor for scholars from graduate school through tenureIdeology and linguistic theory : Noam Chomsky and the deep structure debatesPhonological theory : the essential readingsSyntax and human experienceThe Last phonological rule : reflections on constraints and derivationsThe ideological structure of linguistic theory : agreement and dissent within the Chomskyan Paradigm