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Title The Cambridge handbook of child language / edited by Edith L. Bavin.
Imprint Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, ©2009.

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Description 1 online resource (x, 596 pages) : illustrations.
Series Cambridge handbooks in linguistics
Cambridge handbooks in linguistics.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Subject Children -- Language -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Language acquisition -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Language arts (Early childhood) -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Verbal ability in children -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Genre Handbooks and manuals.
Handbooks and manuals.
Contents 1. Introduction: perspectives on child language / Edith L. Bavin -- Part I. Theoretical and Methodological Approaches: -- 2. Innateness and learnability / Virginia Valian -- 3. Statistical learning / Erik Thiessen -- 4. Neurocognition of language development / Angela D. Friederici -- 5. The usage-based theory of language acquisition / Michael Tomasello -- 6. Crosslinguistic approaches to language acquisition / Sabine Stoll -- Part II. Early Developments: -- 7. Speech perception / Suzanne Curtin and Dan Hufnagle -- 8. Crosslinguistic perspectives on segmentation and categorization in early language acquisition / Barbara Höhle -- 9. From gesture to word Susan / Goldin-Meadow -- Part III. Phonology, Morphology and Syntax: -- 10. A dynamic systems approach to babbling and words / Marilyn M. Vihman, Rory A. DePaolis and Tamar Keren-Portnoy -- 11. The prosody of syllables, words and morphemes / Katherine Demuth -- 12. Grammatical categories / Heike Behrens -- 13. Verb argument structure / Shanley Allen -- 14. The first language acquisition of complex sentences / Barbara C. Lust, Claire Foley and Cristina Dye -- 15. The morphosyntax interface / Kamil Ud Deen -- Part IV. Semantics, Pragmatics and Discourse: -- 16. Lexical meaning / Eve V. Clark -- 17. Sentence scope / Stephen Crain -- 18. Sentence processing / Jesse Snedeker -- 19. Pragmatic development / Judith Becker-Bryant -- 20. Language development in narrative contexts / Ruth A. Berman -- Part V. Varieties of Development: -- 21. Children with two languages / Barbara Zurer Pearson -- 22. Sign language acquisition studies / Diane Lillo-Martin -- 23. Children with specific language impairment / J. Bruce Tomblin -- 24. Language symptoms and their possible sources in specific language impairment / Laurance B. Leonard -- 25. The language of children with autism / Rhiannon J. Luyster and Catherine Lord -- 26. Language development in genetic disorders / Fiona M. Richardson and Michael S.C. Thomas.
Summary A one-stop resource for the field of language acquisition and development. The handbook surveys statistical learning, the cross-linguistic study of language acquisition, pre-linguistic development, and topics in semantic, pragmatic and narrative development, among other topics.
Other Author Bavin, Edith Laura.
Other Title Print version: Cambridge handbook of child language. New York : Cambridge University Press, ©2009 9780521883375 0521883377
Other Title Handbook of child language