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Wilkinson, Ray and Carly Butler. 2013. Mobilising recipiency: Child participation and ‘rights to speak’ in multi-party family interaction. Journal of Pragmatics 50 (1) : 37–51.
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This article discusses how a child pursues adult receptivity in multi-party family interaction during Christmas, reconceptualising children's ‘rights to speak’ in interaction after the example of ‘rights to engage’ and adding to the comprehension of their communicative competence, and more generic aspects of multi-party interaction management.