Posh Talk: Language and Identity in Higher Education

Hardcover | October 15, 2009

bySian Preece

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This is an in-depth study of a group of multilingual students from widening participation backgrounds on a first-year undergraduate academic writing program. The book explores ways in which identity positions emerge in the spoken interaction, with a particular focus on gender.

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This is an in-depth study of a group of multilingual students from widening participation backgrounds on a first-year undergraduate academic writing program. The book explores ways in which identity positions emerge in the spoken interaction, with a particular focus on gender.

SIAN PREECE is Senior Lecturer in Education at the University of Westminster, London, UK, where she is Course Leader for the MA in HE and a team member on the BA English Language and Linguistics. She is interested in applied linguistics in educational settings and her research interests include gender and language, linguistic and cult...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 8.81 × 5.56 × 0.74 inPublished:October 15, 2009Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230573983

ISBN - 13:9780230573987

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Transcription Conventions
Introduction
Widening Participation
Theorising and Analyzing Identity
Approaches to Academic Writing
Multilingual Masculinities in the Classroom
Multilingual Femininities in the Classroom
Multilingual Masculinities in Lecturer/ Student Interactions
Multilingual Femininities in Lecturer/ Student Interactions
Towards Inclusion
Bibliography
Index