Debra A. Harkins
List of John Benjamins publications for which Debra A. Harkins plays a role.
Narrative discourse of native and immigrant Russian-speaking mother-child dyads. Narrative Inquiry 19:2, pp. 328–3552009.
Mother-child storytelling was used here as a first step toward exploring language socialization through the narrative discourse of Russian-speaking non-Orthodox Ashkenazi Jewish immigrants in two host cultures. This study examined five groups of mother-child dyads: Russian-speaking Ashkenazi Jews… read more | Article
An exploratory study of mother-child storytelling in East India and Northeast United States. Narrative Inquiry 14:2, pp. 347–3672004.
This study examined cultural variations in parental goals of storytelling and story constructions to and with young children. Sixty-five (34 East India; 36 USA) mothers and their four-to-five year old children were audio taped as they read a non-worded picture storybook. East India mothers told… read more | Article