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Emergence of Phonology Whole-Word Approaches and Cross-Linguistic Evidence

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ISBN-10: 0521762340

ISBN-13: 9780521762342

Edition: 2013

Authors: Tamar Keren-Portnoy, Marilyn M. Vihman

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How well have classic ideas on whole-word phonology stood the test of time? Waterson claimed that each child has a system of their own; Ferguson and Farwell emphasised the relative accuracy of first words, followed by regression as phonological systematicity emerges. This volume brings together classic texts such as these with current data-rich studies of British and American English, Arabic, Brazilian Portuguese, Finnish, French, Japanese, Polish and Spanish. This combination of classic and contemporary work from the last 30 years presents the reader with cutting-edge perspectives on child language by linking historical approaches with current ideas such as exemplar theory and usage-based…    
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Book details

List price: $75.00
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 11/7/2013
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 532
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.936
Language: English

The Current Framework
Phonological development: toward a 'radical' templatic phonology
Setting Papers
Child phonology: a prosodic view
Words and sounds in early language acquisition
Developmental reorganization of phonology: a hierarchy of basic units of acquisition
Development of articulatory, phonetic, and phonological capabilities
Cross-Linguistic Studies
One idiosyncratic strategy in the acquisition of phonology
Phonological reorganization: a case study
How abstract is child phonology? Towards an integration of linguistic and psychological approaches
Beyond early words: word template development in Brazilian Portuguese
Templates in French
The acquisition of consonant clusters in Polish: a case study
Geminate template: a model for first Finnish words
Influence of geminate structure on early Arabic templatic patterns
Lexical frequency effects on phonological development: the case of word production in Japanese
Perspectives and Challenges
A view from developmental psychology
Challenges to theories, charges to a model: the linked-attractor model of phonological development