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LINGUIST List 19.1337

Mon Apr 21 2008

Books: Lang Acquisition/Phonology/Ling Theories: Dinnsen, Gierut

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        1.    Janet Joyce, Optimality Theory, Phonological Acquisition and Disorders: Dinnsen, Gierut


Message 1: Optimality Theory, Phonological Acquisition and Disorders: Dinnsen, Gierut
Date: 18-Apr-2008
From: Janet Joyce <jjoyceequinoxpub.com>
Subject: Optimality Theory, Phonological Acquisition and Disorders: Dinnsen, Gierut
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Title: Optimality Theory, Phonological Acquisition and Disorders
Series Title: Advances in Optimality Theory
Published: 2008
Publisher: Equinox Publishing Ltd
                http://www.equinoxpub.com/

Author: Daniel A. Dinnsen
Author: Judith A. Gierut
Hardback: ISBN: 9781845531201 Pages: 528 Price: U.S. $ 135.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9781845531201 Pages: 528 Price: U.K. £ 75.00
Paperback: ISBN: 9781845531218 Pages: 528 Price: U.K. £ 28.95
Paperback: ISBN: 9781845531218 Pages: 528 Price: U.S. $ 49.95
Abstract:

Focusing on the phonologies of children with functional (non-organic)
speech disorders, this volume reports the latest findings in optimality
theory, phonological acquisition and disorders. The book is based on
typological, cross-sectional, longitudinal, and experimental evidence from
over 200 children. It stands out because of the unique test case that the
population offers to optimality theory, particularly with respect to
puzzles of opacity, lawful orders of acquisition, and language
learnability. Beyond its theoretical significance, this research holds
clinical relevance for the assessment and treatment of disordered
populations, most notably the systematic prediction of learning outcomes.
The volume bridges the gap between theory and application by showing how
each informs the other. It is intended for linguists, psychologists,
speech pathologists, second-language instructors and those interested in
the latest developments in phonological theory and its applied extensions.

Linguistic Field(s): Language Acquisition
                            Linguistic Theories
                            Phonology
                            Psycholinguistics

Written In: English (eng )

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