Hybrid Identities And Adolescent Girls

Author: Laurel D. Kamada
Editor: Multilingual Matters
ISBN: 184769232X
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This book examines the ethnic, gendered, and embodied 'hybrid' identities of 'half-Japanese' girls in Japan, colourfully narrated through their own voices. The girls struggle to positively construct their identities into positions of control over disempowering discourses of 'otherness', while also celebrating cultural capital as they negotiate their constructed identities of 'Japaneseness', 'whiteness' and 'halfness/doubleness'.
Hybrid Identities and Adolescent Girls
Language: en
Pages: 258
Authors: Laurel D. Kamada
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010 - Publisher: Multilingual Matters

This book examines the ethnic, gendered, and embodied 'hybrid' identities of 'half-Japanese' girls in Japan, colourfully narrated through their own voices. The girls struggle to positively construct their identities into positions of control over disempowering discourses of 'otherness', while also celebrating cultural capital as they negotiate their constructed identities of
Identity and Pragmatic Language Use
Language: en
Pages: 296
Authors: Yoko Nogami
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-06-22 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

ELF (English as a lingua franca) research counters the monocentric view of English based on norms of native speakers of English, and supports any usages reflecting sociopragmatic and pragmalinguistic reality of ELF communication. Such an approach empowers any speakers of English to contemplate their own varieties of English as legitimate,
The Routledge Handbook of Language and Identity
Language: en
Pages: 644
Authors: Sian Preece
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-02-12 - Publisher: Routledge

The Routledge Handbook of Language and Identity provides a clear and comprehensive survey of the field of language and identity from an applied linguistics perspective. Forty-one chapters are organised into five sections covering: theoretical perspectives informing language and identity studies key issues for researchers doing language and identity studies categories
The Global-Local Interface and Hybridity
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Dr. Rani Rubdy, Lubna Alsagoff
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-12-02 - Publisher: Multilingual Matters

The chapters in this volume seek to bring hybrid language practices to the center of discussions about English as a global language. They demonstrate how local linguistic resources and practices are involved in the refashioning of identities in a variety of cross-cultural and geographical contexts, and illustrate hybridity as an
English and Development
Language: en
Pages: 296
Authors: Elizabeth J. Erling, Philip Seargeant
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-05-16 - Publisher: Multilingual Matters

This book investigates the relationship between English and personal and national development in the era of globalization. It addresses the effects that the increased use of English and the promotion of English-language education are having in developmental contexts, and their impact on broader educational issues.