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Language and identity

John Edwards

Language and identity

by John Edwards

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Published by Cambridge University Press in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sociolinguistics,
  • Group identity,
  • Language and languages -- Political aspects,
  • Identity politics,
  • Nationalism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby John Edwards.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP40.5.G76 E39 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23397848M
    ISBN 109780521873819
    LC Control Number2009022581

    “Language, History, and Identity is an important work for students of the Pueblo cultures and a must-read for linguists interested in Native American languages as well as for anyone wanting to learn the discipline of linguistic anthropology.”—Studies in American Indian Literatures. The language spoken by somebody and his or her identity as a speaker of this language are inseparable: This is surely a piece of knowledge as old as human speech itself. Language acts are acts of identity (Le Page and Tabouret-Keller, ).

    Even though language is a tool of communication and understanding, it is also used to convey culture, identity and family ties. For multilinguals, speaking a certain language that is not within their cultural sphere can open a path for engagement with the differing cultural aspects that come with that language. The study of language as interactional discourse demonstrates that these parameters are not constants that can be taken for granted but are communicatively produced. Therefore to understand issues of identity and how they affect and are affected by social, political, and ethnic divisions we need to gain insights into the communicative processes Cited by:

    Language is such a power concept because it has the ability to completely shape one’s personal Identity. The usage of words and phrases significantly impacts individuals’ thoughts and character/personal identity. Language is an extremely powerful tool that aids in building new relationships and experiences.   Language Policy, Culture, and Identity in Asian Contexts will interest scholars and research students in the areas of language policy, education, sociolinguistics, applied linguistics, and critical linguistics. It can be adopted in graduate and advanced undergraduate courses on language policy, language in society, and language by:


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Read more. About the Cited by: Language and Identity Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book. Language can both create identity and well as constrain it.

This important book gives voice to linguistic and cultural minorities. It contains an inspiring range of discussions of how communities can navigate their way between languages and cultures and how, by adopting a critical pedagogy, people can revitalize and develop self-esteem and pride in their : Language and Identity: An introduction.

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The Routledge Handbook of Language and Identity provides a clear and comprehensive survey of the field of language and identity from an applied linguistics perspective. Authored by specialists from around the world, each chapter introduces a topic in language and identity studies and provides a concise, critical survey in which the importance and relevance to applied linguists is explained.

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About the s: 5. Language and Social Identity book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Throughout Western society there are now strong pressures for /5. The language we use forms an important part of our sense of who we are - of our identity.

This book outlines the relationship between our identity as members of groups - ethnic, national, religious and gender - and the language varieties important to each by: The Routledge Handbook of Language and Identity is an essential purchase for advanced undergraduate and postgraduate students of Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and TESOL.

The book is a valuable contribution to the slowly growing body of works on the identity-marking dimension of language. language and identity: practice, indexicality, ideology, and performance. Practice Practice is habitual social activity, the series of actions that make up our daily lives.

The language we use forms an important part of our sense of who we are - of our identity. This book outlines the relationship between our identity as members of groups. Language and identity. In Language, society and power. 14 What Kind of Identity. • The emphasis is on identities not essentially given but actively produced – whether through deliberate, strategic manipulation, or through out-of-awareness practices.

This both captures the agency of speakers and views language as social Size: KB. Identity and Power of a language “Most languages come into existence by means of brutal necessity, the necessity to communicate and to interpret one another.” (2) As Baldwin has explained, language is a form of communication that is formed when it becomes a necessity; other languages are created due to the situation and so on.

Of course, our identities are formed in so many different ways: by the people around us, the books we read, our heroes and heroines, and above all perhaps by the work we do—but speaking a. In Edwards's, John () Multilingualism, as part of a comprehensive review of multilingualism and its many ramifications, considerable attention is given to the language–nationalism relationship, and to the agencies committed to preserving and protecting the linkages between language and group identity.

The language we use forms an important part of our sense of who we are - of our identity. This book outlines the relationship between our identity as members of groups - ethnic, national, religious and gender - and the language varieties important to each group. What is a language. What is a dialect?Brand: Cambridge University Press.

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Offering a uniquely broad-based overview of the role of language choice in the construction of national, ethnic and religious identity, this textbook examines a wide range of specific cases from various parts of the world in order to arrive at some general principles concerning the links between language and identity.

Issues of language and identity can make or break any kind of development project—in large part because they determine the degree of access to new information, ideas and behavior, but also because they influence a community’s willingness and desire to make any kind of change in the first place.Language and Identity argues that bilingualism and in some cases multilingualism can both promote socio-economic opportunity and combat culture death and sound theoretical perspectives drawing upon the work of Bakhtin, Vygotsky, Gumperz, Foucault and others, this book provides readers with a rationale to redress social injustice in the world by supporting minority .This book explores the ways in which professional groups develop specific interactional procedures for conducting and representing their activities, all of which contribute to a distinctive collaborative identity.

It highlights the drawbacks as well as the advantages of collaborative talk, pointingBrand: Palgrave Macmillan UK.