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Author Berman, Elise, author.

Title Talking like children : language and the production of age in the Marshall Islands / Elise Berman.

Published New York, NY, United States of America : Oxford University Press, [2019]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  996.83 BERM    DUE 02-11-19
Physical description xiv, 207 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Oxford studies in anthropology of language.
Oxford studies in anthropology of language.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents "Give me my child" : an ethnographic introduction to the power of age in Marshallese social life -- What is age and where does it come from? : A theoretical analysis of age and language socialization -- On the road : how to get out of giving to adults -- "Give me my food" : how to avoid giving to another child and produce relative age -- Aged agency : what children can do that adults cannot (and vice versa) -- Socializing age differences.
Subject Intergenerational communication -- Marshall Islands.
Age groups -- Marshall Islands.
Exchange -- Social aspects -- Marshall Islands.
Marshall Islands -- Social life and customs.
Variant Title Language and the production of age in the Marshall Islands.
Standard Number 40028910080
ISBN 9780190876982 (paperback ;) (alkaline paper)
0190876980 (paperback ;) (alkaline paper)
9780190876975 (hardcover ;) (alkaline paper)
0190876972 (hardcover ;) (alkaline paper)