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Title Language socialization across cultures / edited by Bambi B. Schieffelin and Elinor Ochs
Published Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1986
Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1986


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Description vii, 274 pages ; 24 cm
Series Studies in the social and cultural foundations of language ; no. 3
Studies in the social and cultural foundations of language ; no. 3
Contents Introduction / Elinor Ochs -- Calling-out and repeating routines in Kwara'ae children's language socialization / Karen Ann Watson-Gegeo and David W. Gegeo -- Prompting routines in the language socialization of Basotho children / Katherine Demuth -- Interactional routines as cultural influences upon language acquisition / Ann M. Peters and Stephen T. Boggs -- What no bedtime story means / Shirley Brice Heath -- Social norms and lexical acquisition / Martha Platt -- The acquisition of register variation by Anglo-American children / Elaine S. Andersen -- Teasing and shaming in Kauli children's interactions / Bambi B. Schieffelin -- Teasing / Ann R. Eisenberg -- Teasing as language socialization and verbal play in a white working-class community / Peggy Miller -- The acquisition of communicative style in Japanese / Patricia M. Clancy -- From feelings to grammar / Elinor Ochs
Summary A new, alternative, integrated approach to the developmental study of language and culture
Analysis Language Social aspects
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Language acquisition -- Cross-cultural studies.
Language acquisition.
Socialization -- Cross-cultural studies.
Author Ochs, Elinor, editor
Schieffelin, Bambi B., editor
LC no. 86014798
ISBN 0521326214