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Title Linguistic diversity and cultural identity : a global perspective / Quynh Lê and Thao Lê, editors
Published New York : Nova Science Publishers, [2011]
©2011
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Description 1 online resource (vii, 328 pages) : illustrations
Series Focus on civilizations and cultures
Languages and linguistics
Focus on civilizations and cultures.
Languages and linguistics series.
Contents English and its role in Hong Kong cultural identity / Sivanes Phillipson, Michelle R. Raquel and Jan C. Gube -- Maritime English -- the need to bridge linguistic and cultural barriers in the international shipping industry / Ulf Schriever -- Investigating identities through language use: a perspective of discourse analysis / Yongming Shi, Si Fan and Thao Lê -- Gendered Japanese: a synchronic look at contemporary 'joseego' / Barry Kavanagh -- The study of cultural identity in China English / Jingxia Liu and Thao Lê -- Is cultural capital a catalyst for better career prospects? A case study / Ruth M.H. Wong -- Us and them in the sun: creating a reader "community" through role modelling / Thomas Hawes -- From mother-tongue nationalism to plurilingual European citizens: the case of Turkey / Ilknur Pekkanli -- What room left for reunion creole? Linguistic monopoly, identity and representation / Florence Dupré -- German language maintenance and shift: the case of Columbus, Ohio / Kenneth J. Fasching-Varner -- An investigation of individual networks of linguistic contact among Vietnamese origin children in Australia / Thi Minh Phuong Nguyen and Quynh Lê -- The language rights of indigenous languages: an approach to maintaining Indonesia's linguistic and cultural diversity / Handoyo Puji Widodo and Aan Erlyana Fardhani -- The future of Low German -- results from a sociolinguistic field study / Heiko Wiggers -- Preserving one's mother tongue: second and third generation native language loss in immigrant families / Brian O'Sullivan -- Vietnamese person reference system as an appraisal resource / Thu Thi Bich Ngo and Len Unsworth -- The significance of the pan-cultural factors of self-concept, friendship, and emotional development on students' learning and identity / Ian Hay and Nathan Simmons -- Linguistic shock: a challenge to language learning / Si Fan, Yongming Shi and Thao Lê -- Rap music: language, culture and identity / Yang Yang, Sun Hee Jang and Hoang Boi Nguyen -- Music and empowerment: educational and cultural perspectives / Mark Huy Lê -- Impoliteness and face: the pragmatics of insulting in Cameroon Pidgin English / Joseph Nkwain and Thao Lê -- International students in a new cultural environment / Yun Yue and Quynh Lê -- Global migration: linguistic and social challenges / Robert MacLeod and Quynh Lê -- English language teaching materials and learners' cultural identity / Sasan Baleghizadeh -- A critical perspective on the representation of racial identities in business English course books / Sarah Bedford -- How to research street kids? Methodological considerations / Mark Huy Lê -- English as a powerful foreign language in Vietnam / Hoang Boi Nguyen and Thao Lê
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Language and culture.
Language and languages -- Variation.
Sociolinguistics.
Form Electronic book
Author Le, Thao.
Lê, Quỳnh
LC no. 2011002558
ISBN 1619426137 (electronic bk.)
9781619426139 (electronic bk.)