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Language and social identity

Language and social identity

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Published by Praeger in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sociolinguistics,
  • Group identity

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index

    Statementedited by Richard K. Blot ; foreword by Charles L. Briggs
    ContributionsBlot, Richard K
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP40.5.G76 L36 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 295 p. :
    Number of Pages295
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17107119M
    ISBN 100897897838
    LC Control Number2003042887

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Language and Social Identity (Studies in Interactional Sociolinguistics) 2nd Edition by John J. Gumperz (Editor)5/5(1). Language and Social Identity book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Throughout Western society there are now strong pressures for /5.

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The studies collected here examine, from a broad sociological perspective, the sorts of face-to-face verbal exchange that are characteristic of industrial societies, and the volume as a whole pointedly demonstrates the role played by communicative phenomena in establishing and reinforcing social identity.

Language and Social Identity is an excellent tool for researchers who are seeking information and understanding about communities and their language. It is a must read because it gives insight Reviews: 2.

Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats Summary: Whenever we open our mouths to speak, we provide those who hear us, chosen interlocuters or mere bystanders, with a wealth of data, linguistic clues others use to position us within a specific social strata.

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 by which they by: 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 linguistic and cultural identities and an acknowledgement that access to language.

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 s: 1.

language and identity: practice, indexicality, ideology, and performance. Practice Practice is habitual social activity, the series of actions that make up our daily lives.

LANGUAGE AND IDENTITY 33 carry expectations, built up over time through socialisation into our own social groups, about what we can and cannot do as members of our various groups.

We hold similar expectations about what others are likely to do and not do as members of their particular groups. The linguistic resources.

Language and social identity: a psychosocial approach. In this review article on identity, language learning, and social change, we argue that contemporary poststructuralist theories of language, identity, and power offer new perspectives on language learning and teaching, and have been of considerable.

The book demonstrates anew the intrinsic power of Norton's constructs of investment, imagined identities and imagined communities, and the paradigm-shifting impact of her theory of identity on an ever-expanding set of questions, contexts, and interdisciplinary approaches to research and teaching in second language education and applied linguistics.

Still related to Tajfel's () social identity theory, Giles andJohnson (, as cited in Hansen & Liu, ) propose the ethnolinguistic identity theory which claims that language is the.

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. “This volume collects 10 diverse studies analysing language, identity and community on social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter and TripAdvisor.

the book is a significant contribution to the field of social media and identity construction for students and fellow researchers alike.” (Andrew Brindle, Discourse & Society, Vol. 28 (2), ). This timely book examines language on social media sites including Facebook and Twitter.

Studies from leading language researchers, and experts on social media, explore how social media is having an impact on how we relate to each other, the communities we live in, and the way we present a sense of self in twenty-first century society.

Introduction: Language and the communication of social identity / John J. Gumperz and Jenny Cook-Gumperz --Thematic structure and progression in discourse / John J. Gumperz, Gurinder Aulakh, and Hannah Kaltman --Discovering connections / Arpita Mishra --Inscrutability revisited / Linda Wai Ling Young --Negotiating interpretations in interethnic settings / Mark Hansell and Cheryl Seabrook.

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This is, really, an excellent book. Jenkins covers most of the central issues regarding social identity, and handles the debates and secondary literature with precision and charity. For his own part, Jenkins' conclusions are fair, and his arguments are reflective of "real life," as opposed to the arguments of many other academic social theorists/5.Social identity is a concept which refers to an individual's self-concept within a relevant society or social group.

Groups give individuals a sense of social identity and a sense of belonging to the social world.