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Title: Language Attrition
Subtitle: Theoretical perspectives
Edited By: Barbara Köpke
Monika S Schmid
Merel Keijzer
Susan Claire Dostert
URL: http://www.benjamins.com/cgi-bin/t_bookview.cgi?bookid=SiBil%2033
Series Title: Studies in Bilingualism 33
Description:

This collection of articles provides theoretical foundations and
perspectives for language attrition research. Its purpose is to enable
investigations of L1 attrition to avail themselves more fully and more
fundamentally of the theoretical frameworks that have been formulated with
respect to SLA and bilingualism. In the thirteen papers collected here,
experts in particular disciplines of bilingualism, such as
neurolinguistics, formal linguistics, contact linguistics and language and
identity, provide an in-depth perspective on L1 attrition which will make
the translation of theory to hypothesis easier for future research.

Publication Year: 2007
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Linguistic Field(s): Psycholinguistics
Sociolinguistics
Neurolinguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9027241449
ISBN-13: 9789027241443
Pages: 271
Prices: U.S. $ 142.00