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Constraints in Phonological Acquisition

Constraints in Phonological Acquisition

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René Kager, Joe Pater, Wim Zonneveld, Lise Menn, Amalia Gnanadesikan, Heather Goad, Yvan Rose, Bruce Hayes, Clara C. Levelt, Ruben van de Vijver, Alan Prince, Bruce Tesar, Shigeko Shinohara, Paul Smolensky, Lisa Davidson, Peter Jusczyk, Dominique Nouveau
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  • Date Published: February 2004
  • availability: Available
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9780521829632

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  • Bringing together well-known researchers, this collection of essays focuses on constraints in phonological acquisition. The first two chapters review the research in its broader context, including an introduction by the editors that provides a concise tutorial on Optimality Theory. The remaining chapters address a number of partially overlapping themes: the study of child production data in terms of constraints; learnability issues; perceptual development and its relation to the development of production; and second language acquisition.

    • Overview of state-of-the-art research in phonological acquisition
    • Contributions by well-known researchers (Hayes, Jusczyk, Menn, Prince, Smolensky, Tesar)
    • Introduction offers a bird's-eye view of research leading up to current situation
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    "This outstanding volume presents a state-of-the-art overview of linguistic research into the acquisitions of phonology."
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    • Date Published: February 2004
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9780521829632
    • length: 428 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 152 x 27 mm
    • weight: 0.8kg
    • contains: 105 tables
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    List of contributors
    Preface
    1. Introduction René Kager, Joe Pater and Wim Zonneveld
    2. Saving the baby: making sure that old data survive new theories Lise Menn
    3. Markedness and faithfulness constraints in child phonology Amalia Gnanadesikan
    4. Input elaboration, head faithfulness and evidence for representation in the acquisition of left-edge clusters in West Germanic Heather Goad and Yvan Rose
    5. Phonological acquisition in Optimality Theory: the early stages Bruce Hayes
    6. Syllable types in cross-linguistic and developmental grammars Clara C. Levelt and Ruben van de Vijver
    7. Bridging the gap between receptive and productive development with minimally violable constraints Joe Pater
    8. Learning phonotactic distributions Alan Prince and Bruce Tesar
    9. Emergence of Universal Grammar in foreign word adaptions Shigeko Shinohara
    10. The initial and final states: theoretical implications and experimental explorations of Richness of the Base Paul Smolensky, Lisa Davidson and Peter Jusczyk
    11. Child word stress competence: an experimental approach Wim Zonneveld and Dominique Nouveau.

  • Editors

    René Kager, Universiteit Utrecht, The Netherlands
    René Kager is Associate Professor of Language Development at Utrecht University. His books include A Metrical Theory of Stress and Destressing in Dutch (1989), The Prosody-Morphology Interface (with H. van der Hulst and W. Zonneveld, Cambridge 1999) and Optimality Theory (Cambridge, 1999).

    Joe Pater, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
    Joe Pater is Assistant Professor at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. He has published in a number of journals including Phonology, Language Acquisition and the Journal of Child Language.

    Wim Zonneveld, Universiteit Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Wim Zonneveld is Professor of Linguistics and Phonology at Utrecht University. He is the author of A Formal Theory of Exceptions in Generative Phonology (1978), Klemtoon & Metrische Fonologie (with M. Trommelen, Couthinho, 1989) and Prosody-Morphology Interface (with R. Kager and H. van der Hulst, Cambridge 1999).

    Contributors

    René Kager, Joe Pater, Wim Zonneveld, Lise Menn, Amalia Gnanadesikan, Heather Goad, Yvan Rose, Bruce Hayes, Clara C. Levelt, Ruben van de Vijver, Alan Prince, Bruce Tesar, Shigeko Shinohara, Paul Smolensky, Lisa Davidson, Peter Jusczyk, Dominique Nouveau

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