LINGUIST List 9.146

Sat Jan 31 1998

Books: Lang Acquisition

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  1. Dan I. SLOBIN, New Book: Lang Acquisition

Message 1: New Book: Lang Acquisition

Date: Sat, 29 Nov 1997 21:31:38 -0800 (PST)
From: Dan I. SLOBIN <slobinCOGSCI.Berkeley.EDU>
Subject: New Book: Lang Acquisition


Lawrence Erlbaum Associates announces the publication of Volumes 4 and 5

VOLUME 4 contains chapters on three additional languages: Finnish, Greek,
and Korean, along with a typological overview of Finno-Ugric languages. 
These chapters follow the critical review format of previous volumes.
Special prepaid offer: $49.95. 

	CONTENTS: Lisa Dasinger: Issues in the acquisition
	of Estonian, Finnish, and Hungarian: A crosslinguistic
	comparison; Jorma Toivainen: Acquisition of Finnish;
	Ursula Stephany: Acquisition of Greek; Young-joo Kim:
	Acquisition of Korean. 454pp.

VOLUME 5: EXPANDING THE CONTEXTS, opens themes that have been touched on,
anticipated, and promised in earlier volumes in the series. The contexts
are expanded to include typological as well as particular and universal
patterns of development, developmental relations between cognition and
semantics, developmental relations between prosody and morphology,
individual differences in a crosslinguistic framework, and the role of
social-historical factors in the structuring of grammar. Special prepaid
offer: $45.00. 

	CONTENTS: Dan I. Slobin: The universal, the typological,
	and the particular in acquisition; Soonja Choi: Language-
	specific input and early semantic development: Evidence
	from children learning Korean; Ann M. Peters: Language
	typology, prosody, and the acquisition of grammatical
	morphemes; Elena V. M. Lieven: Variation in a crosslinguistic
	context; Dan I. Slobin: The origins of grammaticizable notions:
	Beyond the individual mind. 339pp.

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