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Title: Perspectives on Phonological Theory and Development
Subtitle: In honor of Daniel A. Dinnsen
Edited By: Ashley W. Farris-Trimble
Jessica A. Barlow
Series Title: Language Acquisition and Language Disorders 56

Any theory of phonology must be able to account for the acquisition and development of a phonological system, and studying acquisition often leads to reciprocal advances in the theory. This volume explores the link between phonological theory and linguistic development from a variety of angles, including phonological representation, individual differences, and cross-linguistic approaches. Chapters touch on the full spectrum of phonological development, from childhood to adult second-language learning, and from developing dialects to language death. Contributors are leading researchers in the fields of linguistics, speech pathology, and cognitive psychology. A tribute to Daniel A. Dinnsen, the papers in this volume complement his research career by highlighting significant contributions of acquisition research to the development of phonological theory.

Publication Year: 2014
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Linguistic Field(s): Phonology
Cognitive Science
Language Acquisition
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Format: Electronic
ISBN-13: 9789027270542
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Format: Electronic
ISBN-13: 9789027270542
Prices: U.S. $ 143.00