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ERIC Number: EJ661161
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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ISSN: ISSN-0143-4632
The Association between Language Maintenance and Family Relations: Chinese Immigrant Children in Australia.
Tannenbaum, Michal; Howie, Pauline
Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, v23 n5 p408-24 2002
Investigated the relevance of emotional and familial factors to language maintenance in immigrant families. Information on the family relations of 40 children from Chinese-speaking immigrant families in Sydney, Australia. Analysis revealed that children likely to use their parents' mother tongue were those who perceived their family to be more cohesive and low in hierarchy, had fewer negatively loaded emotions associated with parents and showed indications of a secure attachment pattern. (Author/VWL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Australia