I. Homo Loquens, Homo Faber, Animal Economicum: An Anthropologist's Conception of the Dawn of Human Conduct.- 1. Toolmaking, Hunting, and the Origin of Language.- II. The Reconstitution of Humanity: Genesis of Language, Self, and Consciousness.- 2. The Role of Semiosis in L. S. Vygotsky's Theory of Human Cognition.- 3. Peekaboo as an Instructional Model: Discourse Development at Home and at School.- 4. The Implications of Luria's Theories for Cross-cultural Research on Language and Intelligence.- 5. An Interactionist Model of Language Development.- 6. Language and Alienation.- 7. Ontogenesis, Use, and Representation of Cultural Categories: A Psychological Perspective.- 8. A. Self-concept and Sexism in Language.- B. Sexism and Self-concept in the Language of Children: A Middle Childhood Survey.- 9. Aging, Work, and Youth: New Words for a New Age of Old Age.- 10. Beyond Societal Language: The Development of the Deaf Person.- 11. Some Sociogenetic Determinants in Human Development Revealed by the Study of Severely Deprived Children.- III. The Social Production of Language: The State of the Art.- 12. Report from an Underdeveloped Country: Toward Linguistic Competence in the United States.- 13. Descriptive and Explanatory Power of Rules in Sociolinguistics.- 14. Theoretical Prerequisites for a Contemporary Applied Linguistics.- 15. Second Language Learning: An Integrated Psycholinguistic Model.- 16. Using Language: A Sociofunctional Approach.- 17. New Horizons in the Study of Speech and Social Situations.- 18. Language as the Instrument of School Socialization: An Examination of Bernstein's Thesis.- 19. The Rise of the Vernaculars in Early Modern Europe: An Essay in the Political Economy of Language.- 20. The Impact of Informatics on Social Sign Systems.- 21. The Semiotic Processes of the Formation and Expression of Ideas.- 22. Psychoanalytic Anthropology and the Meaning of Meaning.- 23. Dialectics, Ethnography, and Educational Research.- 24. The Quantification of Knowledge in Education: On Resistance toward Qualitative Evaluation and Research.- 25. The Sociogenesis of Social Sciences: An Analysis of the Cultural Relativity of Social Psychology.- IV. The Paideia of Language: Historical, Educational, and Ethnic Praxis.- 26. Vernacular Values and Education.- 27. Language, Education, and Reproduction in Wales.- 28. Minority Languages in the Netherlands: Relations between Sociopolitical Conflicts and Bilingual Education.- 29. The Linguagenesis of Society: The Implementation of the National Language Plan in West Malaysia.- 30. Cultural Reproduction in the Bilingual Classroom.- 31. The Production of Ethnic Discourse: American and Puerto Rican Patterns.- Epilogue Guilem Rodrigues da Silva.
The sociogenesis of language and human conduct
Bain Bruce (University of Alberta Edmonton Canada)