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Title: Government and Binding Theory and the Minimalist Program: Principles and Parameters in Syntactic Theory
Edited By: Gert Webelhuth
Description:

This volume provides an authoritative overview of Government and Binding Theory, and -- in crucial new papers by Noam Chomsky and Alec Marantz -- of the subsequent development of the Minimalist Program. Written by a group of internationally respected researchers, each chapter is focused on an individual module of the theory. Articles describe the current development of and state of work on a particular topic; its place within the architecture of the GB approach to linguistic structure; and the prospects and need for change within the module.

Publication Year: 1995
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Linguistic Field(s): Syntax
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0631180613
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 496
Prices: U.S. $ 49.95
U.K. £ 19.99