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ERIC Number: EJ357587
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
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Gender and Developmental Differences in Children's Converations.
Austin, Ann M.; And Others
Sex Roles, v16 n9-10 p497-510 May 1987
Presents data from a study of assimilative and accommodative discourse devices in the speech of 24 preschool children and 24 middle-childhood youngsters (12 boys and 12 girls in each group) in grades 3 and 6. Boys' discourse, regardless of age, contained more accommodative devices, whereas girls' discourse contained more assimilative devices. Some age effects were apparant, however. (KH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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