Grammatical errors in specific language impairment: competence or performance limitations?
|Abstract||Speech samples from twelve 8- to 12-year-old children with specific language impairment (SLI) were analyzed. The feature deficit hypothesis maintains that SLI children may produce morphological markers (e.g. plural -s) correctly, but they do not appreciate their role in marking grammatical features. Rather, they treat them as meaningless phonological variants. Findings from the present study were incompatible with this hypothesis: (a) production ... [truncated at 450 characters in length]|
|Author||D. V. M. Bishop;|
The end of an era: Asian NIEs in the global economy
|Abstract||Hong Kong, Singapore, Korea, and Taiwan (the Asian newly industrialized economies [NIEs]) were the economic success stories of the 1970s and 1980s. While there are a number of competing explanations for their rapid growth, some focusing upon the process of export-led development, the Asian NIEs face a more hostile global competitive environment than heretofore acknowledged. Their competitiveness in labor-intensive and traded-goods manufactured in ... [truncated at 450 characters in length]|
|Author||Gordon L. Clark;|