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
Multicultural Children in the Early Years
Bilingual Education and Bilingualism No. 16
The authors explore the experiences of a group of young multicultural, bilingual children and their parents through the beginning of the early years of their school careers. They examine the attempts of teachers to teach creatively within the constraints of a prescribed curriculum, and the meanings the children attached to their learning.