Children’s Worlds and Children’s Language by Jenny Cook-Gumperz, Jürgen Streeck, William A. Corsaro

By Jenny Cook-Gumperz, Jürgen Streeck, William A. Corsaro

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Handbook of Socialization Theory and Research. ), 347-480. Miller, Max 1980 "Sprachliche Sozialisation". ), Handbuch der Sozialisationsforschung. (Weinheim: Beltz), 649-668. Ochs, Elinor 1982 "Talking to Children in Western Samoa". Language in Society, 11, 77-104. Ochs, Elinor and Bambi B. ) 1979 Developmental Pragmatics. (New York: Academic Press). 1984 "Three Developmental Stories and their Implications". In: Richard A. ). Culture Theory. Essays in Mind, Self and Emotions. (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press).

But a social perspective on language socialization involves more than the addition of social information to existing linguistic concerns. It requires a rethinking of basic social developmental process and reformulation of what is involved in language use. Before discussing the form this new approach might take, we must look briefly at the major directions research in child language has taken. 2. Toward a constructivist view of language With the growth of modern linguistic theory in the 1960's the interest in acquisition as a linguistic process greatly expanded.

Methods for Discovering Stable Features of Children's Worlds In several of the studies in this volume the researchers employ methods which aim at the discovery and documentation of meaningful organizational features of the social worlds within which children interact. Rather than focusing on trends or stages in children's development of communicative skills and social knowledge, the researchers in these studies attempt to enter directly into children's worlds and to establish how the development of social competence is embedded in social contexts.

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