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Title Linguistic identities in the Arab Gulf states : waves of change / edited by Sarah Hopkyns and Wafa Zoghbor
Imprint London ; New York : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2022
©2022
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 人文社會聯圖  P40.5.I542 P3555 2022    AVAILABLE    30630020157978
Descript xv, 239 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Series Routledge Studies in Language and Identity
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
"Combining empirical and theoretical approaches from a range of disciplines, Linguistic Identities in the Arab Gulf States examines current issues surrounding language and identity in the Arab Gulf States. Organized in four parts, the book addresses the overarching theme of 'waves of change' in relation to language and power, linguistic identities in the media, identities in transition, and language in education. The authors of each chapter are renowned experts in their field, and contribute to furthering our understanding of the dynamic, changeable, and socially constructed nature of identities and how identities are often intricately woven into and impacted by local and global developments. Although the book geographically covers Gulf region contexts, many of the concepts and dilemmas discussed are relevant to other highly diverse nations globally. For example, debates surrounding tolerance, diversity, neoliberal ideologies in English-medium instruction (EMI), media representation of language varieties, and sociolinguistic inequalities during Coronavirus communication are pertinent to regions outside the Gulf too. This volume will particularly appeal to students and scholars interested in issues around language and identity, gender, language policy and planning, multilingualism, translingual practice, language in education, and language ideologies"-- Provided by publisher
Subject Identity (Psychology) -- Persian Gulf Region
Arabic language -- Social aspects -- Persian Gulf Region
Language and culture -- Persian Gulf Region
Language policy -- Persian Gulf Region
Language and education -- Persian Gulf Region
Alt Author Hopkyns, Sarah, editor
Zoghbor, Wafa, editor
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