This book presents a new theory of grammatical categories - the Universal Spine Hypothesis - and reinforces generative notions of Universal Grammar while accommodating insights from linguistic typology.
Existential quantifiers in second language acquisition: A feature reassembly account Kook-Hee Gil and Heather Marsden 117 – 149
Gender assignment and gender agreement in adult bilinguals and second language learners of French Tania Kupisch, Deniz Akpınar and Antje Stöhr 150 – 179
Universal Minimal Structure: Evidence and theoretical ramifications Anne Vainikka and Martha Young-Scholten 180 – 212
Examining second language development using event-related potentials: A cross-sectional study on the processing of gender and number agreement Alison Gabriele, Robert Fiorentino and José Alemán Bañón 213 – 232
Losing their (passive) voice: Syntactic neutralization in heritage German Michael T. Putnam and Joseph C. Salmons 233 – 252