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Kisisi (Our Language): The Story of Colin and Sadiki (New Directions in Ethnography)


Mega Sale! Save 22% on the Kisisi (Our Language): The Story of Colin and Sadiki (New Directions in Ethnography) by Wiley-Blackwell at Translate This Website. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. Part historic ethnography, part linguistic case study and part a mother’s memoir, Kisisi tells the story of two boys (Colin and Sadiki) who, together invented their own language, and of the friendship they shared in postcolonial Kenya. Documents and examines the invention of a ‘new’ language between two boys in postcolonial KenyaOffers a unique insight into child language development and usePresents a mixed genre narrative and multidisciplinary discussion that describes the children’s


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Part historic ethnography, part linguistic case study and part a mother’s memoir, Kisisi tells the story of two boys (Colin and Sadiki) who, together invented their own language, and of the friendship they shared in postcolonial Kenya. Documents and examines the invention of a ‘new’ language between two boys in postcolonial KenyaOffers a unique insight into child language development and usePresents a mixed genre narrative and multidisciplinary discussion that describes the children’s border-crossing friendship and their unique and innovative private languageBeautifully written by one of the foremost scholars in child development, language acquisition and education, the book provides a seamless blending of the personal and the ethnographicThe story of Colin and Sadiki raises profound questions and has direct implications for many fields of study including child language acquisition and socialization, education, anthropology, and the anthropology of childhood

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