Speaking And Social Identity

Pub Date : 1998 | Author : Lawrence Bart Breitborde | Publisher : Walter de Gruyter

ISBN 10 : 3110147963
ISBN 13 : 9783110147964

This monograph is an anthropological study of the social significance of English among Kru residents of Monrovia, the capital city of Liberia. The volume contributes to our underst..

Speaking Through The Mask

Pub Date : 2000 | Author : Norma Claire Moruzzi | Publisher : Cornell University Press

ISBN 10 : 0801437857
ISBN 13 : 9780801437854

Hannah Arendt was resistant to both psychoanalysis and feminism, yet psychoanalytic feminist theory can offer a new interpretive strategy for deconstructing her opposition between ..

Audible Difference

Pub Date : 2003-01-01 | Author : Jennifer Miller | Publisher : Multilingual Matters

ISBN 10 : 1853596418
ISBN 13 : 9781853596414

A study of the relationship between learning English as an additional language and the ways in which immigrant students are able to represent their identities at school. In high sc..

Language And Social Identity

Pub Date : 1982 | Author : John J. Gumperz | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 0521288975
ISBN 13 : 9780521288972

Throughout Western society there are now strong pressures for social and racial integration but, in spite of these, recent experience has shown that greater intergroup contact can ..

Style

Pub Date : 2007-08-09 | Author : Nikolas Coupland | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781139465854
ISBN 13 : 1139465856

Style refers to ways of speaking - how speakers use the resource of language variation to make meaning in social encounters. This 2007 book develops a coherent theoretical approach..

Style And Social Identities

Pub Date : 2007-01-01 | Author : Peter Auer | Publisher : Walter de Gruyter

ISBN 10 : 9783110198508
ISBN 13 : 3110198509

This volume presents an interactional perspective on linguistic variability that takes into account the construction of social identities through the formation of social communicat..