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Title: Chomsky's Universal Grammar, Second Edition
Written By: Vivian James Cook
Mark Newson

This book is intended as an introduction for those who want a broad overview of the theory of Universal Grammar with sufficient detail to see how its main concepts work. The new edition is based on the current model of syntax that is most widely accepted, incorporating Barriers syntax, functional categories, and Relativized Minimality, and looks at their implications for language acquisition.

Publication Year: 1996
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Linguistic Field(s): Syntax
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0631195564
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 384
Prices: U.S. $ 37.95
U.K. £ 19.99