ERIC Number: EJ535833
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: 0
Constituting Social Membership: Two Readings of Talk in an Early Childhood Classroom.
Language and Education, v10 n2&3 p151-70 1996
Presents an analysis of the speech practices of preschool children engaged in daily play and interactions, by adopting a perspective that recognizes young children organizing social membership through talk and activity. A reading based on traditional early childhood practices is contrasted with an alternative reading showing children constructing gendered social membership. (42 references) (Author/CK)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special issue: Discursive Construction of Educational Identities.