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Table of Contents


1. Introduction
  1.1 Overview
  1.2 Data and Sources
  1.3 The Formal Framework
  1.4 Organization

2. Nonconfigurationality in Australian Languages
  2.1 Defining Nonconfigurationality
  2.2 A Mini-Typology of (Non)Configurationality

3. Modelling Nonconfigurationality
  3.1 Nonconfigurational Phrase Structure
  3.2 Head-Marking Nonconfigurationality
  3.3 Dependent-Marking Nonconfigurationality
    3.3.1 Introducing Constructive Case
    3.3.2 Integrating Constructive Case into the Clause
    3.3.3 Arguments for Retaining Case Features
    3.3.4 Grammatical Case Assignment
    3.3.5 Semantic Case
    3.3.6 Conclusion
  3.4 Summary

4 Constructive Case I: Case Concord, Case and Tense / Aspect / Mood
  4.1 NP Structure
  4.2 Adjunct Agreement
    4.2.1 Case Agreement
    4.2.2 Gender and Number Agreement
  4.3 Sentential Adjuncts in Warlpiri
  4.4 Case and Tense / Aspect / Mood Marking
  4.5 Summary

5. Constructive Case II: Case Stacking
  5.1 Simple Case Stacking
  5.2 The Interaction of Case and Number
  5.3 Associating and Modal Case in Kayardild
  5.4 Summary

6. Conclusion
  6.1 Summary and Concluding Remarks
  6.2 Further Issues
    6.2.1 Complementizing Case
    6.2.2 Constraints

A Restating the Principle of Morphological Composition


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