Login       My Wishlist
  My Cart
$0.00 / 0 items
 
Translate This Website
International Translation Network
International Access
Global Shipping Options Available
  Our Catalog   Politics & Social Sciences   Anthropology

Translating Childhoods: Immigrant Youth, Language, and Culture (Rutgers Series in Childhood Studies)


Huge Savings Item! Free Shipping Included! Save 11% on the Translating Childhoods: Immigrant Youth, Language, and Culture (Rutgers Series in Childhood Studies) by Brand: Rutgers University Press at Translate This Website. MPN: black & white illustrations. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. Though the dynamics of immigrant family life has gained attention from scholars, little is known about the younger generation, often considered ''invisible.'' Translating Childhoods, a unique contribution to the study of immigrant youth, brings children to the forefront by exploring the ''work'' they perform as language and culture brokers, and the impact of this largely unseen contribution.Skilled in two vernaculars, children shoulder basic and more complicated verbal exchanges for non-English


Product Description & Reviews

Though the dynamics of immigrant family life has gained attention from scholars, little is known about the younger generation, often considered "invisible." Translating Childhoods, a unique contribution to the study of immigrant youth, brings children to the forefront by exploring the "work" they perform as language and culture brokers, and the impact of this largely unseen contribution.Skilled in two vernaculars, children shoulder basic and more complicated verbal exchanges for non-English speaking adults. Readers hear, through children's own words, what it means be "in the middle" or the "keys to communication" that adults otherwise would lack. Drawing from ethnographic data and research in three immigrant communities, Marjorie Faulstich Orellana's study expands the definition of child labor by assessing children's roles as translators as part of a cost equation in an era of global restructuring and considers how sociocultural learning and development is shaped as a result of children's contributions as translators.

Features & Highlights

  • Used Book in Good Condition

Additional Information

Manufacturer:Rutgers University Press
Brand:Brand: Rutgers University Press
Part Number:black & white illustrations
Publisher:Rutgers University Press
Studio:Rutgers University Press
MPN:black & white illustrations
EAN:9780813545233
Item Weight:0.7 pounds
Item Size:0.46 x 9.02 x 9.02 inches
Package Weight:0.7 pounds
Package Size:5.9 x 0.6 x 0.6 inches

Translating Childhoods: Immigrant Youth, Language, and Culture (Rutgers Series in Childhood Studies) by Brand: Rutgers University Press

Buy Now:
Translating Childhoods: Immigrant Youth, Language, and Culture (Rutgers Series in Childhood Studies)

4.2 out of 5 stars with 55 reviews
Condition: New
Lead Time: 1 - 2 Business Days
Availability: In Stock
$28.95
$26.05
You Save: 10%


Quantity:  

 


View More In Anthropology.

 


Have questions about this item, or would like to inquire about a custom or bulk order?


If you have any questions about this product, contact us by completing and submitting the form below. If you are looking for a specif part number, please include it with your message.

First Name:
Last Name:
Email Address:
Your Message:

Related Best Sellers


Language and Identity: National, Ethnic, Religious
By Palgrave Macmillan
ean: 9780333997536, isbn: 9780333997536,

Language, Discourse and Power in African American Culture (Studies in the Social and Cultural Foundations of Language)
By Cambridge University Press
ean: 9780521001496, isbn: 0521001498,

Sociolinguistics: An Introduction to Language and Society, Fourth Edition
By imusti
mpn: 21556696, ean: 9780140289213, isbn: 9780140289213,

Forbidden Signs: American Culture and the Campaign against Sign Language
By University of Chicago Press
ean: 9780226039640, isbn: 0226039641,

Kisisi (Our Language): The Story of Colin and Sadiki (New Directions in Ethnography)
By Wiley-Blackwell
ean: 9781119101574, isbn: 1119101573,

The Last Speakers: The Quest to Save the World's Most Endangered Languages
By National Geographic
ean: 9781426204616, isbn: 1426204612,

Translating Maya Hieroglyphs (Recovering Languages and Literacies in the Americas)
By University of Oklahoma Press
mpn: black & white illustrations, black & whi, ean: 9780806151212, isbn: 0806151218,

Language in Hand: Why Sign Came Before Speech
By Brand: Gallaudet University Press
ean: 9781563681035, isbn: 156368103X,

Living Language: An Introduction to Linguistic Anthropology (Primers in Anthropology)
By Wiley-Blackwell
ean: 9781119060604, isbn: 9781119060604,

The Green Book of Language Revitalization in Practice
By BRILL
ean: 9789004254497, isbn: 9004254498,



Privacy Policy / Terms of Service / Accessibility Statement
© 2019 - translateth.is. All Rights Reserved.