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Publication details

Authors/Editors: Ochs, Elinor
Title: Culture and language development: Language acquisition and language socialization in a Samoan village.
Year: 1988
Publisher: Cambridge: Cambridge UP
Pages: xvii + 255
Publication type: Book — monograph
Language: English
Volumes: 1
Keyword(s): language acquisition ; language and culture ; language use ; meaning
Subject — language(s): Samoan
Annotation: This book illustrates that Samoan language is grounded in local meaning systems and that a child's development as a social person is realized via language acquisition within a culturally organized and socially accomplished meaning system.

Reviews

  1. Blount, Ben G. (1990) “Review of E.Ochs (1988: `Culture and language development: Language acquisition and language socialization in a Samoan village').” Language in Society 19:4. pp. 554-557.
  2. Boggs, Stephen (1990) “<Review of E. Ochs (1988: 'Culture and language development: Language acquisition and language socialization in a Samoan village.').>” Journal of Child Language 17:2. pp. 502-506.
  3. Romaine, Suzanne (1990) “<Review of E. Ochs (1988: 'Culture and language development. Language acquisition and language socialization in a Samoan village.').>” Linguistics 28:3. pp. 541-545.