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ERIC Number: EJ538964
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
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ISSN: ISSN-0163-853X
Role Voicing, Gender, and Age in Preschool Play Discourse.
Sawyer, R. Keith
Discourse Processes, v22 n3 p289-307 Oct-Dec 1996
Analyzes play discourse participation frameworks in groups of different gender and age compositions, focusing on different ways that children "voice" a pretend play role. Uses a preschool classroom for an observational study. Finds significant differences in voicing used by older and younger play groups. Discusses results with respect to the literature on gender and children's language development. (PA)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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