Textbooks: Language Development

  • Early Word Learning book cover

    Early Word Learning

    Edited by Gert Westermann, Nivedita Mani

    Early Word Learning explores the processes leading to a young child learning words and their meanings. Word learning is here understood as the outcome of overlapping and interacting processes, starting with an infant’s learning of native speech sounds to segmenting proto-words from fluent speech,…

    Paperback – 2017-11-10 
    Psychology Press
    Current Issues in Developmental Psychology

  • An Introduction to Bilingualism: Principles and Processes book cover

    An Introduction to Bilingualism

    Principles and Processes, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Jeanette Altarriba, Roberto R. Heredia

    The study of bilingualism and all of its aspects – from theory and models to social approaches and their practical applications – forms the cornerstone of the second edition of this work. The chapters cover the latest advancements in the domains of psycholinguistics, neuroscience, creativity, and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-25 
    Routledge

  • Input, Interaction, and the Second Language Learner book cover

    Input, Interaction, and the Second Language Learner

    2nd Edition

    By Susan M. Gass

    Twenty years after its first publication, Susan M. Gass’s Input, Interaction, and the Second Language Learner has become a classical text in the field of second language acquisition (SLA). This new printing includes the original text, along with a new preface that comprises individual consultations…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Linguistics Classics

  • Talking the Talk: Language, Psychology and Science book cover

    Talking the Talk

    Language, Psychology and Science, 2nd Edition

    By Trevor A. Harley

    Talking the Talk provides a comprehensive introduction to the psychology of language, written for the reader with no background in the field or any prior knowledge of psychology. Written in an accessible and friendly style, the book answers the questions people actually have about language;…

    Paperback – 2017-02-02
    Psychology Press

  • Deaf People and Society: Psychological, Sociological and Educational Perspectives book cover

    Deaf People and Society

    Psychological, Sociological and Educational Perspectives, 2nd Edition

    By Irene W. Leigh, Jean F. Andrews

    Deaf People and Society incorporates multiple perspectives related to the topics of psychology, education, and sociology, including the viewpoints of deaf adults themselves. In doing so, it considers the implications of what it means to be deaf or hard of hearing and how deaf adults’ lives are…

    Paperback – 2016-09-01
    Psychology Press

  • Children's Literacy Development: A Cross-Cultural Perspective on Learning to Read and Write book cover

    Children's Literacy Development

    A Cross-Cultural Perspective on Learning to Read and Write, 2nd Edition

    By Catherine McBride

    In the thoroughly updated second edition of this unique book, Catherine McBride examines how the languages we know help structure the process of becoming literate. Taking an ecological and distinctively cross-cultural perspective, the book looks at reading and writing development and impairment…

    Paperback – 2015-11-30
    Routledge
    International Texts in Developmental Psychology

  • Cognitive Development: An Advanced Textbook book cover

    Cognitive Development

    An Advanced Textbook

    Edited by Marc H. Bornstein, Michael E. Lamb

    This new text consists of parts of Bornstein and Lamb’s Developmental Science, 6th edition along with new introductory material that as a whole provides a cutting edge and comprehensive overview of cognitive development. Each of the world-renowned contributors masterfully introduces the…

    Paperback – 2011-03-25
    Psychology Press

  • Routes to Language: Studies in Honor of Melissa Bowerman book cover

    Routes to Language

    Studies in Honor of Melissa Bowerman

    Edited by Virginia C. Mueller Gathercole

    This volume contains contributions from leaders in the field of child language in honor of one of the preeminent scholars in the field of child language acquisition, Melissa Bowerman. Melissa Bowerman has had a profound, widespread, and enduring influence on research conducted in the field for…

    Hardback – 2008-12-19
    Psychology Press
    Psychology Press Festschrift Series

  • Understanding Developmental Language Disorders: From Theory to Practice book cover

    Understanding Developmental Language Disorders

    From Theory to Practice

    Edited by Courtenay Frazier Norbury, J. Bruce Tomblin, Dorothy V.M. Bishop

    Developmental language disorders (DLD) occur when a child fails to develop his or her native language often for no apparent reason. Delayed development of speech and/or language is one of the most common reasons for parents of preschool children to seek the advice of their family doctor. Although…

    Paperback – 2008-07-01
    Psychology Press

  • The Syllable in Speech Production: Perspectives on the Frame Content Theory book cover

    The Syllable in Speech Production

    Perspectives on the Frame Content Theory

    Edited by Barbara L. Davis, Krisztina Zajdo

    As a testament to the scope of Peter MacNeilage’s scholarly work across his 40 year career, contributions to this tribute volume represent a broad spectrum of the seminal issues addressed by phonetic and evolutionary science over a number of years. Approaches to the problems raised by attempting to…

    Paperback – 2008-02-08
    Taylor & Francis

  • The Bilingualism Reader book cover

    The Bilingualism Reader

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Li Wei

    The Bilingualism Reader is the definitive reader for the study of bilingualism. Designed as an integrated and structured student resource it provides invaluable editorial material that guides the reader through different sections and covers: definitions and typology of bilingualism language…

    Paperback – 2006-12-21
    Routledge

  • Cognitive Linguistics: An Introduction book cover

    Cognitive Linguistics

    An Introduction

    By Vyvyan Evans, Melanie Green

    A general introduction to the area of theoretical linguistics known as cognitive linguistics, this textbook provides up-to-date coverage of all areas of the field, including recent developments within cognitive semantics (such as Primary Metaphor Theory, Conceptual Blending Theory, and Principled…

    Paperback – 2006-03-03
    Routledge

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