What language reveals about children's categories of personhood

Nancy Budwig, Angela Wiley

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Two approaches to language and personhood are reviewed, and drawing on naturalistic longitudinal data on two‐year‐olds' acquisition of English, comparisons are made based on referential and form‐function analyses that make use of these approaches.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)21-32
Number of pages12
JournalNew directions for child and adolescent development
Issue number69
StatePublished - 1995

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Social Psychology
  • Developmental and Educational Psychology


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