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
The Proceedings of the 28th Annual Child Language Research Forum
The contributors to this book explore their findings on language acquisition in a variety of the world's languages, reflecting the diversity of interests in the field and the range of languages being studies. This volume makes an empirical, as well as a theoretical, contribution to linguistic research.