ERIC Number: EJ402917
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
Rethinking the Acquisition of Kinship Terms.
Hirschfeld, Lawrence A.
International Journal of Behavioral Development, v12 n4 p541-68 Dec 1989
Reconsiders the predominant views on the acquisition of kinship terms. Topics discussed include: (1) kinship and the ontogenesis of logic; (2) kinship and semantic development; (3) the language learner as naive theorist; (4) development and domain specificity; and (5) an alternative approach to kinship. (RJC)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
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