Bambi Schieffelin

Curriculum Vitae

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Consequences of Contact

2007 Consequences of Contact: Language Ideologies and Sociocultural Transformations in Pacific Societies. (M. Makihara co-editor).

Language Ideologies The Give and Take of Everyday Life

1998 Language Ideologies: Practice and Theory. NY: Oxford Univ. Press. (K. Woolard & P. Kroskrity co-editors).

1990 The Give and Take of Everyday Life: Language Socialization of Kaluli Children. NY: Cambridge University Press.

Tok Pisin Language Socialization Across Cultures

1998 Bosavi-English-Tok-Pisin Dictionary. Canberra, ANU:Pacific Linguistics C-153 (with Steven Feld).

1986 Language Socialization across Cultures. NY: Cambridge University Press. (E. Ochs co-editor).

The Acquisition of Literacy Acquiring Conversational Competence

1986 The Acquisition of Literacy: Ethnographic Perspectives. Norwood, NJ: Ablex (P. Gilmore co-editor).

1983 Acquiring Conversational Competence. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul (with E. Ochs).

Bambi B. Schieffelin

Department of Anthropology
New York University
25 Waverly Place
New York, NY 10003


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Bosavi Peoples Fund