Chapter 28. Government Phonology and Speech Impairment

  1. Martin J. Ball Head Past President1,
  2. Dr. Michael R. Perkins Professor founder member Vice-President2,
  3. Dr. Nicole Müller1 and
  4. Sara Howard Senior Lecturer speech-language therapist pathologist President2
  1. Martin J. Ball Head Past President

Published Online: 6 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444301007.ch28

The Handbook of Clinical Linguistics

The Handbook of Clinical Linguistics

How to Cite

Ball, M. J. (2008) Government Phonology and Speech Impairment, 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.ch28

Editor Information

  1. 1

    University of Louisiana, Lafayette, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Human Communication Sciences, University of Sheffield, UK

Author Information

  1. University of Louisiana, Lafayette, USA

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:

  • Government Phonology (GovP) and speech impairment;
  • GovP and traditional models of generative phonology - how GovP can inform descriptions of disordered speech;
  • nature of smallest phonological unit;
  • melody;
  • GovP - phonological primes are elements;
  • element geography and feature geometry;
  • Government phonology in derivation;
  • Government phonology and disordered speech;
  • Government phonology - use of phonetically interpretable unary primes

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Constituency

  • Melody

  • Government Phonology in Derivation

  • Government Phonology and Disordered Speech

  • Conclusion

  • References