Volume 34, Number 1, 2000 Contents: A. Kyratzis, Children's Gender Indexing in Language: From the Separate Worlds Hypothesis to Considerations of Culture, Context, and Power. K. Nakamura, Gender and Language in Japanese Preschool Children. A. Kyratzis, J. Guo, Preschool Girls' and Boys' Verbal Conflict Strategies in the United States and China. M.H. Goodwin, Organizing Participation in Cross-Sex Jump Rope: Situating Gender Differences Within Longitudinal Studies of Activities. J. Cook-Gumperz, M. Szymanski, Classroom "Families": Cooperating or Competing--Girls' and Boys' Interactional Styles in a Bilingual Classroom. S. Ervin-Tripp, The Place of Gender in Developmental Pragmatics: Cultural Factors.