Match!

The Theory of Language Socialization

Published on Aug 19, 2011
· DOI :10.1002/9781444342901.ch1
Elinor Ochs36
Estimated H-index: 36
(UCLA: University of California, Los Angeles),
B. B. Schiefellin26
Estimated H-index: 26
(NYU: New York University)
Abstract
  • References (94)
  • Citations (106)
📖 Papers frequently viewed together
364 Citations
443 Citations
1991
27.9k Citations
78% of Scinapse members use related papers. After signing in, all features are FREE.
References94
Newest
#1Mary Louise PrattH-Index: 12
Whenever the subject of literacy comes up, what often pops first into my mind is a conversation I overheard eight years ago between my son Sam and his best friend, Willie, aged six and seven, respectively: “Why don’t you trade me Many Trails for Carl Yats . . . Yes, it’s . . . Ya-strum-scrum.” “That’s not how you say it, dummy, it’s Carl Yes . . . Yes . . . oh, I don’t know.” Sam and Willie had just discovered baseball cards. Many Trails was their decoding, with the help of first-grade English p...
881 Citations
#1B. B. SchiefellinH-Index: 26
23 CitationsSource
#1Anna BreitkopfH-Index: 1
Sind Jungen aggressiv, individualistisch, wettbewerbsorientiert und schaffen sie Hierarchien und Ausgrenzungen in ihren Interaktionen mit Gleichaltrigen? Sind Madchen hingegen kooperativ, rucksichtsvoll und legen sie mehr Wert auf die "positive Hoflichkeit" als auf die Selbstbehauptung? Die anthropologische Studie von Marjorie Harness Goodwin aus UCLA widerlegt etablierte Vorstellungen der Entwicklungspsychologie uber genderbasierte Unterschiede im Sozialverhalten der Kinder (z.B. Maltz/Borker 1...
10 Citations
#1Alessandro Duranti (UCLA: University of California, Los Angeles)H-Index: 27
jola_1031 205..226 This article suggests that the theory of language socialization could benefit from adopting some key concepts originally introduced by the philosopher Edmund Husserl in the first part of the twentieth century. In particular, it focuses on Husserl’s notion of “(phenomenological) modification,” to be understood as a change in “the natural attitude” that humans have toward the phenomenal world, their own actions included. After providing examples of different kinds of modificatio...
50 CitationsSource
#1Ayala FaderH-Index: 6
Acknowledgments ix Notes on Yiddish and Transcription Conventions xiii CHAPTER ONE: Introduction 1 CHAPTER TWO: Fitting In 34 CHAPTER THREE: Defiance 62 CHAPTER FOUR: Making English Jewish 87 CHAPTER FIVE: With It, Not Modern 118 CHAPTER SIX: Ticket to Eden 145 CHAPTER SEVEN: Becoming Hasidic Wives 179 Coda 211 Notes 221 Glossary 235 References 237 Index 251
56 Citations
Though the dynamics of immigrant family life has gained attention from scholars, little is known about the younger generation, often considered 'invisible'. "Translating Childhoods", a unique contribution to the study of immigrant youth, brings children to the forefront by exploring the 'work' they perform as language and culture brokers, and the impact of this largely unseen contribution. Skilled in two vernaculars, children shoulder basic and more complicated verbal exchanges for non-English s...
210 Citations
#1Alessandro DurantiH-Index: 27
Acknowledgments to the Second Edition. Preface to the Second Edition. Linguistic Anthropology: History, Ideas, and Issues (Alessandro Duranti). Part I: Ideal and Real Speech Communities. Introduction. 1 The Speech Community (John J. Gumperz). 2 The African-American Speech Community: Reality and Sociolinguists (Marcyliena Morgan). 3 The Social Circulation of Media Discourse and the Mediation of Communities (Debra Spitulnik). 4 Communication of Respect in Interethnic Service Encounters (Benjamin B...
190 Citations
#1Stanton Wortham (UPenn: University of Pennsylvania)H-Index: 24
Linguistic anthropological theories and methods have enriched our understanding of education. Almost all education is mediated by language, and linguistic anthropologists use both precise linguistic analyses and powerful anthropological theories to describe how educational language use establishes important social relations. Because educational institutions influence processes of concern to anthropologists—including the production of differentially valued identities, the circulation and transfor...
104 CitationsSource
443 CitationsSource
#1Nancy H. HornbergerH-Index: 33
#2Neville AlexanderH-Index: 1
Language Policy and Political Issues in Education - Literacy -Discourse and Education - Second and Foreign Language Education - Bilingual Education - Knowledge about Language - Language Testing and Assessment - Language Socialization - Ecology of Language - Research Methods in Language and Education.
374 Citations
Cited By106
Newest
Source
Abstract This paper demonstrates how multilingual adolescents initiate language-directed teasing in family interaction and thus contribute to reinforcing or challenging social hierarchies and norms in the family. It investigates the case of a multilingual family living in Northern Norway (two parents and five children ranging from 3 to 18 years old). To a varying extent, and with varying degrees of competence, all family members use three languages in their daily lives: English, Spanish, and Nor...
Source
#1Jianwei Xu (Vrije Universiteit Brussel)
#2Hui Huang (Monash University)H-Index: 17
ABSTRACTThis paper examines the ways in which authentic conversation provides a sociocultural resource for developing the cultural competence of learners of Chinese as a heritage language in Austra...
Source
#1Ekaterina Moore (SC: University of Southern California)H-Index: 1
#2Matthew Burdelski (Osaka University)H-Index: 6
Source
ABSTRACTFrom Schieffelin’s (1994) perspective on code-switching and language socialization, this study investigates how a Chinese child’s code-switching between English and Chinese may have assiste...
Source
#1Maria del Puy Ciriza (TCU: Texas Christian University)H-Index: 1
Source
#1Joseph C. RumenappH-Index: 4
#2P. Zitlali MoralesH-Index: 1
Originality/Value of Paper – This chapter brings nuance to the GRR model by demonstrating that there is a difference between the GRR of metacognitive strategies in reading instruction and the way they are represented through diverse semiotic repertoires.
1 CitationsSource
#1Ekaterina Moore (SC: University of Southern California)H-Index: 1
Abstract Conflict is managed in diverse culturally-preferred ways in communities around the globe. This paper examines peer conflict management in a Russian preschool, a setting that is central for learning and practicing culturally-appropriate ways of conflict resolution. Conducted in a language socialization perspective, the paper examines ways in which a cultural norm of being friendly members of a group is communicated by the teachers within the context of peer conflict resolution. Teachers ...
1 CitationsSource
Abstract This paper examines Korean preschool children's socialization into uses of honorifics, focusing on the role that teachers’ honorific speech practices and children's peer conflict play in this process. Unlike previous studies, which typically assumed a one-to-one relationship between honorifics and politeness or deference, the analysis of teachers’ and children's discourse in classroom settings illustrates that honorifics are indexes of a wide variety of sociocultural meanings such as pr...
Source
#1Karen Gainer Sirota (LBSU: California State University, Long Beach)H-Index: 1
An enduring question in the cultural study of psychological experience concerns how emotion may play a role in shaping moral aspects of children’s lives as they are mentored into socially preferred ways of understanding and responding to the world at hand. This article brings together approaches from psychological and linguistic anthropology to explore how cultural schemas of normativity are communicated, embodied, and enacted as children participate in day-to-day family activities and routines....
Source