Short table of contents (click here for detailed version)

1 Foundational issues
2 Syntactic constituenthood
3 Some basic linguistic relations
4 Introducing X' theory
5 Extending X' theory
6 The verb movement parameter
7 VP shells
8 Case theory
9 Nonfinite clausal complements
10 Passive
11 Wh- movement in English
12 Wh- movement: Subjacency and the ECP
13 Parametric variation concerning wh- movement
14 The verb-second (V2) phenomenon
15 Binding theory
List of supplementary material