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LINGUIST List 25.2864

Tue Jul 08 2014

Books: Young Children as Intercultural Mediators: Guo

Editor for this issue: Sara Couture <saralinguistlist.org>

Date: 03-Jul-2014
From: Elinor Robertson <marketingmultilingual-matters.com>
Subject: Young Children as Intercultural Mediators: Guo
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Title: Young Children as Intercultural Mediators
Subtitle: Mandarin-speaking Chinese Families in Britain
Series Title: Languages for Intercultural Communication and Education
Published: 2014
Publisher: Multilingual Matters
                http://www.multilingual-matters.com/

Book URL: http://www.multilingual-matters.com/display.asp?isb=9781783092123

Author: Zhiyan Guo
Hardback: ISBN: 9781783092130 Pages: 216 Price: U.S. $ 159.95
Hardback: ISBN: 9781783092130 Pages: 216 Price: U.K. £ 99.95
Paperback: ISBN: 9781783092123 Pages: 216 Price: U.K. £ 29.95
Paperback: ISBN: 9781783092123 Pages: 216 Price: U.S. $ 49.95
Abstract:

This multidisciplinary approach to cultural mediation brings together insights from anthropology, sociology, linguistics and intercultural communication to offer a detailed depiction of family life in immigrant Chinese communities. Utilising a strongly contextualised and evidence-based narrative approach to exploring the nature of child cultural mediation, the author provides an insightful analysis of intercultural relationships between children and parents in immigrant families and of the informative aspects of their everyday lives. Furthermore, the family home setting offers the reader a glimpse of a personal territory that researchers often have great difficulty accessing. This ethnographic study will be of interest to students, researchers and professionals working in the areas of intercultural communication, childhood studies, family relations and migration studies.

Linguistic Field(s): Anthropological Linguistics
                            Language Acquisition
                            Sociolinguistics

Subject Language(s): Chinese, Mandarin (cmn)

Written In: English (eng)

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