Research on Child Language Acquisition:
Proceedings of the 8th Conference of the
International Association for the Study of Child Language
edited by Margareta Almgren, Andoni Barreña,
María-José Ezeizabarrena, Itziar Idiazabal, and Brian MacWhinney
ISBN 978-1-57473-219-1 CD-ROM, $35.00
ISBN 978-1-57473-119-4 library binding (2 volume set), $120.00
This proceedings contains 99 selected papers from the 8th Conference of the International Association for the Study of Child Language (IASCL) held in Donostia-San Sebastián in the Spanish Basque Country in July 1999. The proceedings includes the plenary addresses by Jean-Paul Bronckart, Brian MacWhinney, and Miquel Siguan. The other 96 papers are organized into sections on bilingualism, discourse, phonology, language disorders, lexicon, morphology, syntax, and signed languages. Several of these sections include symposia with introductions as well as individual papers. We have posted the complete table of contents.
The proceedings is available on CD-ROM and as a two-volume set in library binding. The papers are identical in both editions.
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