The Hidden Life of Girls
Games of Stance, Status, and Exclusion
By (author) Marjorie Harness Goodwin
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Hidden Life of Girls by Marjorie Harness Goodwin
Book DescriptionWinner of the Best Book of 2008 from The International Gender and Language Association In this ground-breaking ethnography of girls on a playground, Goodwin offers a window into their complex social worlds. * Combats stereotypes that have dominated theories on female moral development by challenging the notion that girls are inherently supportive of each other * Examines the stances that girls on a playground in a multicultural school setting assume and shows how they position themselves in their peer groups * Documents the language practices and degradation rituals used to sanction friends and to bully others * Part of the Blackwell Studies in Discourse and Culture Series
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780631234241
(266mm x 187mm x 24mm)
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Dec-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Marjorie Harness Goodwin
Talking Voices, Paperback (October 2007)
This book, first published in 2007, provides a clear framework for understanding how ordinary conversation creates meaning and establishes relationships.
Hidden Life of Girls, Paperback (November 2006)
* Combats stereotypes that have dominated theories on female moral development by challenging the notion that girls are inherently supportive of each other. * Examines the stances that girls on a playground in a multicultural school setting assume and shows how they position themselves in their peer groups.
Social Construction of Literacy, Paperback (August 2006)
A study of how children acquire literacy, viewing literacy acquisition as a socially constructed process.
In Other Words, Paperback (February 2006)» View all books by Marjorie Harness Goodwin
Explores the ways that words and meanings are re-used in new contexts for new listeners.
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Author Biography - Marjorie Harness Goodwin
Marjorie Harness Goodwin is Professor of Anthropology in the Department of Anthropology at UCLA. She is the author of the now-classic He-Said, She-Said: Talk as Social Organization among Black Children (1991). Her primary research interests are on the ethnography of communication, human interaction, conversation analysis, language and gender, workplace ethnography, and children's social organization.
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