Chapter 6. Working-Class Verbal Deprivation: Myth or Reality?

  1. Barbara Tizard and
  2. Martin Hughes

Published Online: 25 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470774328.ch6

Young Children Learning

Young Children Learning

How to Cite

Tizard, B. and Hughes, M. (2002) Working-Class Verbal Deprivation: Myth or Reality?, in Young Children Learning, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470774328.ch6

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631236153

Online ISBN: 9780470774328

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Keywords:

  • working-class verbal deprivation;
  • systematic comparisons;
  • psychologists;
  • social class classification;
  • occupations

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Why Study Social Class?

  • Social Class and Language Development

  • How We Selected our Social Class Groups

  • Is There a Social Class Difference in the Amount of Mother-Child Talk?

  • Is There a Social Class Difference in the Use of Language?

  • Is There a Social Class Difference in Explicitness?

  • Is There a Social Class Difference in What is Talked About?

  • Is There a Social Class Difference in Children's Questions?

  • Is There a Social Class Difference in Mothers' Answer?

  • Is There a Social Class Difference in Mothers' Play with Children?

  • Are There Social Class Differences in The Use of Control?

  • IQ and the Child's Talk at Home

  • Overview