Language and Identities

Language and Identities


This quantity deals a large survey of our present nation of data at the connections among variability in language use and the development, negotiation, upkeep and function of identities. Bringing jointly the services of exotic overseas students in especially commissioned chapters, the booklet presents a thematic reader and crucial source for complicated scholars and researchers in language and identification studies.Leading students consider:* Theoretical and methodological ways to the research of language and id* person identities* crew and neighborhood identities* nationwide and supra-local local identitiesDealing sequentially with either social and private identities at quite a few degrees, the chapters use distinctive empirical facts to demonstrate how the multi-layered, dynamic nature of identities is realised via linguistic behaviour. numerous chapters within the assortment specialise in contexts during which a heightened feel of identification can be anticipated: circumstances within which identities will be disputed, altering, blurred, peripheral, or imposed. this sort of specialise in complicated contexts permits clearer perception into the identity-making and -marking features of language. the gathering techniques those issues from a variety of views, with contributions from sociolinguists, sociophoneticians, linguistic anthropologists, scientific linguists and forensic linguists.

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