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Short description This handbook presents a comprehensive survey of the latest research and our current state of knowledge in the flourishing field of language socialization. The articles cover the evolution of our knowledge of language socialization, with insights into how pioneering scholars documented child language acquisition and cultural development within communities around the world. They also cover the latest developments in the field, including second and heritage language socialization, literacy and media socialization, as well as socialization across the entire life span and across institutional settings.
From the contents List of Illustrations Notes on Contributors Acknowledgments 1. The Theory of Language Socialization Part I: Interactional Foundations Part II: Socialization Strategies Part III: Social Orientations Part IV: Aesthetics and Imagination Part V: Language and Culture Contact Index