Publication details [#61516]

He, Agnes Weiyun. 2016. Discursive roles and responsibilities: a study of interactions in Chinese immigrant households. Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development 37 (7) : 667–679.
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Language as a subject
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This study explains how meaning occurs and develops over time via recurrent and diverse everyday conversational practices of multiple, child and adult American household members, using Chinese as a heritage language, commonly traversing and parleying their worlds and amplifying each other's language capacities and cultural knowledge.