The study also highlights the constructs of current linguistic theory, arguing for distinctive features and the notion 'onset' and against some of the claims of Optimality Theory and Usage-based accounts.
The importance of Henk Zeevat's new monograph cannot be overstated. [...] I recommend it to anyone who combines interests in language, logic, and computation [...]. David Beaver, University of Texas at Austin
This book sheds light on some of the common myths around being bilingual and explores the processes of dual language development among Korean American children. It sensibly argues that the bilingualism of linguistic minority children is a resource to be cultivated and treasured, not a problem to be overcome.