The study also highlights the constructs of current linguistic theory, arguing for distinctive features and the notion 'onset' and against some of the claims of Optimality Theory and Usage-based accounts.
The importance of Henk Zeevat's new monograph cannot be overstated. [...] I recommend it to anyone who combines interests in language, logic, and computation [...]. David Beaver, University of Texas at Austin
In April of 1989, a symposium on the interaction of linguistics, second language acquisition and speech-language pathology was held on the campus of the University of Wisconsin--Milwaukee. This volume represents a subset of the papers presented at that symposium.