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Politics of Chinese Language and Culture: The Art of Reading Dragons (Culture and Communication in Asia)
By Routledge
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9780415172660, isbn: 0415172667,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 205 reviews
An innovative text which adopts the tools of cultural studies to provide a fresh approach to the study of Chinese language, culture and society. The book tackles areas such as grammar, language, gender, popular culture, film and the Chinese diaspora and employs the concepts of social semiotics to extend the ideas of language and reading. Covering a range of cultural texts, it will help to break down the boundaries around the ideas and identities of East and West and provide a more relevant

Ireland as Gaeilge: A User-Friendly Guide to the Irish Language
By Orpen Press
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ean: 9781786050410, isbn: 9781786050410,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 140 reviews
The aim of this book is to promote the Irish Language outside Ireland in a popular and engaging way, to get more people interested in and aware of this important aspect of Irish culture often overlooked by the tourism industry..

Handbook of Language and Ethnic Identity
By Brand: Oxford University Press, USA
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mpn: 11 maps, ean: 9780195124286, isbn: 0195124286,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 7 reviews
This volume presents a comprehensive introduction to the connection between language and ethnicity. Since the ''ethnic revival'' of the last twenty years, there has been a substantial and interdisciplinary change in our understanding of the connection between these fundamental aspects of our identity. The distinguished sociolinguist Joshua Fishman has commissioned over 25 previously unpublished papers on every facet of the subject. The volume is divided into two sections, the first examining

Language Mixing in Infant Bilingualism: A Sociolinguistic Perspective (Oxford Studies in Language Contact)
By Clarendon Press
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ean: 9780198235750, isbn: 0198235755,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 219 reviews
This study examines the simultaneous acquisition of Norwegian and English by two first-born children each with one American and one Norwegian parent. Lanza investigates the issue of language mixing in relation to language dominance and the child's differentiation between the two languages in relation to the communicative demands of the context..

Culture, Media, Language: Working Papers in Cultural Studies, 1972-79 (Cultural Studies Birmingham)
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ean: 9780415079068, isbn: 0415079063,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 139 reviews
First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company..

Dialect Diversity in America: The Politics of Language Change (Page-Barbour Lectures)
By University of Virginia Press
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The sociolinguist William Labov has worked for decades on change in progress in American dialects and on African American Vernacular English (AAVE). In Dialect Diversity in America, Labov examines the diversity among American dialects and presents the counterintuitive finding that geographically localized dialects of North American English are increasingly diverging from one another over time. Contrary to the general expectation that mass culture would diminish regional differences, the

Lives in Two Languages: An Exploration of Identity and Culture (Michigan Teacher Training)
By University of Michigan Press ELT
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ean: 9780472086245, isbn: 0472086243,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 106 reviews
Lives in Two Languages explores identity and multiculturalism through readings that aim to help teachers-in-training gain better insight into their students' lives.Lives in Two Languages focuses on the experience of multicultural authors--like Richard Rodriguez, Amy Tan, Eva Hoffman, Chang-rae Lee, and Julia Alvarez--whose experiences can be related to anyone who has moved from one culture or subculture to another. As such, this text is an excellent comprehensive introduction to the

The Secret Language of Eating Disorders: The Revolutionary New Approach to Understanding and Curing Anorexia and Bulimia
By Brand: Diane Pub Co
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Self-Help/Women's HealthAcclaim for Peggy Claude-Pierre's The Secret Language of Eating Disorders''Peggy Claude-Pierre has gone beyond the surface of eating disorders to discover their true causes and then present a valid and healing path. In this extremely constructive book, she offers incredible insights into the mind of the sufferer and the myths of eating disorders.''      --Keith J. Karren, Ph.D., Department Chair, Health Sciences, Brigham Young University''Peggy Claude-Pierre is a

The Secret Language of Symbols: A Visual Key to Symbols Their Meanings
By Chronicle Books
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ean: 9780811804622, isbn: 0811804623,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 97 reviews
This credible, highly readable, and vividly illustrated encyclopedic volume traces the origins and evolution of hundreds of symbols and symbol systems that have impacted human culture, history, art, and psychology since the dawn of time. From the I Ching and the Chakras to the Tarot and the Zodiac; from mythical beasts and magical numbers to heraldic shields and geometric shapes, author and psychologist David Fontana identifies symbols from around the world and draws upon his experience with

Bravo! (World Languages)
By Cengage Learning
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ean: 9781285433882, isbn: 1285433882,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 24 reviews
NOTE: This is a standalone book.Regardless of your confidence level with French, BRAVO!, 8e is a proven solution for success! The book's unique approach enables you to review first-year structures independently before you learn to master new material. BRAVO!, 8e helps you expand your linguistic and cultural knowledge through readings, audio recordings, specialized vocabulary development, and concise yet thorough grammar explanations. A variety of carefully crafted activities-all designed to

The Cultural and Intercultural Dimensions of English as a Lingua Franca (Languages for Intercultural Communication and Education)
By Multilingual Matters
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ean: 9781783095087, isbn: 1783095083,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 132 reviews
This book investigates the cultural and intercultural aspects of English as a Lingua Franca (ELF). Authors discuss how ‘culture' and the ‘intercultural' can be understood, theorised and operationalised in ELF, and how the concepts can be integrated into formats of ELF-oriented learning and teaching. The various cultural connotations are also discussed (ideological, political, religious and historical) and whether it is possible to use and/or teach a lingua franca as if it were culturally

The Lore and Language of Schoolchildren (New York Review Books Classics)
By NYRB Classics
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ean: 9780940322691, isbn: 9780940322691,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 229 reviews
First published in 1959, Iona and Peter Opie's The Lore and Language of Schoolchildren is a pathbreaking work of scholarship that is also a splendid and enduring work of literature. Going outside the nursery, with its assortment of parent-approved entertainments, to observe and investigate the day-to-day creative intelligence and activities of children, the Opies bring to life the rites and rhymes, jokes and jeers, laws, games, and secret spells of what has been called ''the greatest of savage

Mcgraw-Hill Language Arts, (Grade 2)
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4.1 out of 5 stars with 39 reviews
Mcgraw-Hill Language Arts, (Grade 2).

Rural Voices: Language, Identity, and Social Change across Place (Studies in Urban–Rural Dynamics)
By Lexington Books
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ean: 9781498560719, isbn: 1498560717,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 41 reviews
In this interdisciplinary volume, sociolinguists and sociologists explore the intersections of language, culture, and identity for rural populations around the world. Challenging stereotypical views of rural backwardness and urban progress, the contributors reveal how language is a key mechanism for constructing the meaning of places and the people who identify with them. With research that spans numerous countries and several continents, the chapters in this volume add broadly to knowledge

Bringing Our Languages Home: Language Revitalization for Families
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ean: 9781597142007, isbn: 159714200X,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 43 reviews
Throughout the world, individuals in the intimacy of their homes innovate, improvise, and struggle daily to pass on endangered languages to their children. Elaina Albers of Northern California holds a tape player to her womb so her baby can hear old songs in Karuk. The Baldwin family of Montana put labels all over their house marked with the Miami words for common objects and activities, to keep the vocabulary present and fresh. In Belfast, three generations of the Mac Póilin family cluster

Language and Society in Japan (Contemporary Japanese Society)
By Brand: Cambridge University Press
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ean: 9780521532846, isbn: 0521532841,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 69 reviews
Nanette Gottlieb's comprehensive study considers the role of language in Japanese society, particularly in relation to the formation of national and personal identities. It covers important questions such as multilingualism, language and nationalism, language and technology, and literacy and reading habits. Written by a leading authority in this field, Gottlieb's work is essential reading for students and scholars wishing to know more about the Japanese language and the society in which it is

Urban Literacies: Critical Perspectives on Language, Learning, and Community (Language and Literacy Series)
By Brand: Teachers College Press
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ean: 9780807751824, isbn: 0807751820,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 178 reviews
Urban Literacies showcases cutting-edge perspectives on urban education and language and literacy by respected junior and senior scholars, researchers, and teacher educators. The authors explore―through various theoretical orientations and diverse methodologies―meanings of urban education in the lives of students and their families across three intersecting areas of research: 1) family and community literacies, 2) teaching and teacher education, and 3) popular culture, digital media, and

English with an Accent: Language, Ideology and Discrimination in the United States
By Routledge
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ean: 9780415559119, isbn: 9780415559119,

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Since its initial publication, English with an Accent has provoked debate and controversy within classrooms through its in-depth scrutiny of American attitudes towards language. Rosina Lippi-Green discusses the ways in which discrimination based on accent functions to support and perpetuate social structures and unequal power relations. This second edition has been reorganized and revised to include: new dedicated chapters on Latino English and Asian American English discussion

Horizons, 6th Edition (World Languages)
By Cengage Learning
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mpn: 43171-345778, ean: 9781285428284, isbn: 1285428285,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 131 reviews
HORIZONS is a complete elementary French program that makes learning French easier through its step-by-step skill-building methodology, flexible and accessible approach to grammar and new vocabulary, and creative and sophisticated coverage of Francophone culture. Through varied interactive activities and clear grammar explanations, the text helps students communicate effectively in French while culturally connecting them to the Francophone world. HORIZONS features a clear, easy-to-follow

Hindi Is Our Ground, English Is Our Sky: Education, Language, and Social Class in Contemporary India
By Berghahn Books
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ean: 9781785332111, isbn: 1785332112,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 270 reviews
A sea change has occurred in the Indian economy in the last three decades, spurring the desire to learn English. Most scholars and media venues have focused on English exclusively for its ties to processes of globalization and the rise of new employment opportunities.� The pursuit of class mobility, however, involves Hindi as much as English in the vast Hindi-Belt of northern India.� Schools are institutions on which class mobility depends, and they are divided by Hindi and English in the

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