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    The discourse of culture and identity in national and transnational contexts

    Jenks, C. and Lou, Jackie Jia and Bhatia, A., eds. (2015) The discourse of culture and identity in national and transnational contexts. London, UK: Routledge. ISBN 9781138901919.

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    Abstract

    Book synopsis: This collection examines and uses discourse to promote a better understanding of culture and identity, with the primary goal of advancing an understanding of how discourse can be used to examine social and linguistic issues. Many of the contributions explore how the formation of culture and identity is shaped by national and transnational issues, such as migration, immigration, technology, and language policy. The collection contributes to a better understanding of the process of intercultural communication research, as each author takes a different theoretical or methodological approach to examining discourse. Although different aspects of discourse are analyzed in this collection, each contribution examines issues and concepts that are central to understanding and carrying out intercultural communication research (e.g., structure and agency, static and dynamic cultural constructs, sociolinguistic scales, power and discourse, othering and alienness, native and non-native). This book was originally published as a special issue of Language and Intercultural Communication.

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    Item Type: Book
    School: Birkbeck Schools and Departments > School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy > Applied Linguistics and Communication
    Depositing User: Jackie Lou
    Date Deposited: 22 Nov 2019 13:08
    Last Modified: 22 Nov 2019 13:08
    URI: http://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/26883

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