Chapter 26. Constraints-Based Nonlinear Phonological Theories: Application and Implications

  1. Martin J. Ball Head Past President2,
  2. Dr. Michael R. Perkins Professor founder member Vice-President3,
  3. Dr. Nicole Müller2 and
  4. Sara Howard Senior Lecturer speech-language therapist pathologist President3
  1. Barbara M. H. Bernhardt Associate Professor and
  2. Joseph P. Stemberger Professor

Published Online: 6 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444301007.ch26

The Handbook of Clinical Linguistics

The Handbook of Clinical Linguistics

How to Cite

Bernhardt, B. M. H. and Stemberger, J. P. (2009) Constraints-Based Nonlinear Phonological Theories: Application and Implications, in The Handbook of Clinical Linguistics (eds M. J. Ball, M. R. Perkins, N. Müller and S. Howard), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444301007.ch26

Editor Information

  1. 2

    University of Louisiana, Lafayette, USA

  2. 3

    Department of Human Communication Sciences, University of Sheffield, UK

Author Information

  1. University of British Columbia, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 6 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 28 MAR 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405135221

Online ISBN: 9781444301007

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Keywords:

  • clinical application of constraints-based nonlinear phonological theories;
  • phonological theories over time;
  • constraints-based phonological theories;
  • interactions of phonological units;
  • concepts of defaults and non-defaults - useful for observed phonological patterns

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Phonological Theories over Time

  • Clinical Application of Constraints-Based Nonlinear Phonological Theories

  • Studies of Phonological Intervention for Children Applying Nonlinear Phonological Theory

  • Talking Back to Theory

  • Clinical Application: Present and Future

  • References