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ISBN-13: 9780312296001
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 12/11/2006
Series: Signs of Race
Edition description: 2006
Pages: 308
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.03(d)

About the Author

JANINA BRUTT-GRIFFLER is Associate Professor of Foreign and Second Language Acquisition at The State University of New York, Buffalo, USA.

CATHERINE EVANS DAVIES is Associate Professor of Linguistics in the Department of English at the University of Alabama, USA. At the time of the symposium from which the current volume is drawn, she was director of the graduate programs in applied linguistics (the M.A.-TESOL Program, and the Applied Linguistics concentration in the English Ph.D.: Discourse, Culture, and English Language Studies).

Table of Contents

PART I: FRAMEWORKS The Discursive Framing of Phonological Acts of Identity: Welshness through English; N.Coupland A Sociolinguistics of 'Double-Consciousness': English and Ethnicity in the Black Experience; A.A.Mazrui Basic English, Chinglish, and Translocal Dialect; Y.Huang PART II: REPRESENTATIONS Representing Jewish Identity through English; C.Goldin Bernstein Linguistic Displays of Identity among Dominicans in National and Diasporic Settings; A.J.Toribio PART III:CONTEXTS Speaking for Ourselves: Indigenous Cultural Integrity and Continuance; S.J.Ortiz English and the Construction of Aboriginal Identities in the Eastern Canadian Arctic; D.Patrick Constructing a Diaspora Identity in English: The Case of Sri LankanTamils; A.S.Canagarajah PART IV: CONNECTIONS Teaching English among Linguistically Diverse Students; J.Bough Playing with Race in Transnational Space: Rethinking Mestizaje; M.Farr African American Vernacular English: Roots and Branches; J.Rickford Race and Ethnicity in the English-speaking World; J.Brutt-Griffler

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