Documenting how in the course of acquiring language children become speakers and members of communities, The Handbook of Language Socialization
is a unique reference work for an emerging and fast-moving field.
- Spans the fields of anthropology, education, applied linguistics, and human development
- Includes the latest developments in second and heritage language socialization, and literary and media socialization
- Discusses socialization across the entire life span and across institutional settings, including families, schools, work places, and churches
- Explores data from a multitude of cultures from around the world
Keywords: Linguistic Anthropology, language acquisition, language contact, culture contact, child rearing