"In conclusion, the second edition of 'The Handbook of Phonetic Sciences' is an invaluable reference. The clarity of its explanations, its accurate and updated review of theories and methods, and its analysis of both the strengths and weaknesses of each tool at the disposal of researchers will all be of great help to scholars involved in various degrees of speech analysis." (Linguist List, 4 June 2013)
"With this second edition, the Handbook of Phonetics Sciences will continue to be an outstanding resource for students, providing wide-ranging critical overviews of the development of key scientific topics and of the debates which are at the heart of contemporary phonetic research."
-- Gerard Docherty, Newcastle University
"This book is an outstanding collection of state-of-the-art surveys and original contributions. Revised and refreshed, it is essential reading for anyone engaged in understanding phonetic aspects of speech. "
--John Local, University of York
"This new edition updates its coverage of a wide range of topics, reflecting the most recent trends in research. I will use it as a reference for both my teaching and my research."
--Patricia Keating, University of California, Los Angeles