Language, Space and Identity in Migration by G. LiebscherLanguage, Space and Identity in Migration by G. Liebscher

Language, Space and Identity in Migration

byG. Liebscher, J. Dailey-o'cain

Hardcover | November 8, 2013

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This book explores both theoretical and practical issues of language use in a migration context, using data from a German urban immigrant community in Canada. Through this transcontinental perspective, the book makes a new contribution to the literature on both language and identity and language and globalization.
Grit Liebscher is Associate Professor of German at the University of Waterloo, Canada. Her research in interactional sociolinguistics and conversation analysis focuses on first language use in the second language classroom, language attitudes, post-unification communication among East and West Germans, and intercultural communication. ...
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Title:Language, Space and Identity in MigrationFormat:HardcoverDimensions:296 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.72 inPublished:November 8, 2013Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230291015

ISBN - 13:9780230291010

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments List of Tables List of Figures 1. Introduction 2. Theorizing Language, Space, and Identity 3. Perceptions of the Linguascape 4. Multiple Languages as Resources 5. Forms of Address 6. Non-Languages Resources 7. The Role of Historicity 8. Language, Space, and Identity in Migration: From the Local to the Global