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Title: Aspects of Multilingual Aphasia
Edited By: Martin R. Gitterman
Mira Goral
Loraine K. Obler
Series Title: Communications Disorders Across Languages

This volume provides a broad overview of current work in aphasia in individuals
who speak more than one language. With contributions from many of the leading
researchers in the field, the material included, both experimental work and
theoretical overviews, should prove useful to both researchers and clinicians.
The book should also appeal to a broader audience, including all who have an
interest in the study of language disorders in an increasingly
multicultural/multilingual world (e.g. students of speech-language pathology and
linguistics). The areas of multilingual aphasia addressed in this collection
include assessment and treatment, language phenomena (e.g. code-switching),
particular language pairs (including a bidialectal study), and the role of cultural

Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: Multilingual Matters
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Linguistic Field(s): Psycholinguistics
Cognitive Science
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9781847697547
Pages: 336
Prices: U.K. £ 79.95
U.S. $ 139.95