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Title: Research on Child Language Acquisition
Subtitle: Proceedings of the 8th Conference of the International Association for the Study of Child Language
Edited By: Margareta Almgren
Andoni Barreña
María-José Ezeizabarrena
Brian Macwhinney
URL: http://www.cascadilla.com/iascl8.html
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This proceedings contains 99 selected papers from the 8th Conference of the International Association for the Study of Child Language (IASCL) held in Donostia-San Sebastián in the Spanish Basque Country in July 1999. The proceedings includes the plenary addresses by Jean-Paul Bronckart, Brian MacWhinney, and Miquel Siguan. The other 96 papers are organized into sections on bilingualism, discourse, phonology, language disorders, lexicon, morphology, syntax, and signed languages. Several of these sections include symposia with introductions as well as individual papers.

The proceedings is available on CD-ROM and as a two-volume set in library binding. The complete table of contents is available at http://www.cascadilla.com/iascl8/iascl8contents.html, along with easy and secure on-line ordering.

Publication Year: 2002
Publisher: Cascadilla Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Discourse Analysis
Morphology
Phonology
Psycholinguistics
Syntax
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ISBN: 1574732196
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