Identity formation in globalizing contexts : language learning in the new millennium /

"The volume explores how globalization creates new identity options for language learners, and it considers what implications this has for language learning, teaching, and use. The chapters investigate how transnationlism, intercultural contact zones, and globalized media shape learners' i...

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Other Authors: Higgins, Christina (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Berlin ; Boston : De Gruyter Mouton, [2011]
Series:Language and social processes (Mouton de Gruyter) ; 1.
Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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Table of Contents:
  • Frontmatter
  • Contents
  • Preface
  • Notes on contributors
  • Chapter 1. The formation of L2 selves in a globalizing world
  • Part I. Forming identities within (trans)national ethnoscapes
  • Introduction to Part I
  • Chapter 2. "I'm two pieces inside of me": Negotiating belonging through narratives of linguistic and ethnic hybridity
  • Chapter 3. Integration through the accueil program: Language and belonging among newcomer adolescents in Quebec
  • Chapter 4. Performing "national" practices: Identity and hybridity in immigrant youths' communication
  • Chapter 5. L1 and L2 reading practices in the lives of Latina immigrant women studying English: School literacies, home literacies, and literacies that construct identities
  • Part II. Identifying with third spaces among ideoscapes
  • Introduction to Part II
  • Chapter 6. Mutuality, engagement, and agency: Negotiating identity on stays abroad
  • Chapter 7. National identity and language learning abroad: American students in the post 9/11 era
  • Chapter 8. "You're a real a Swahili!": Western women's resistance to identity slippage in Tanzania
  • Part III. Constructing identities in mediascapes
  • Introduction to Part III
  • Chapter 9. Doing-hip-hop in the transformation of youth identities: Social class, habitus, and cultural capital
  • Chapter 10. When life is off da hook: Hip-hop identity and identification, BESL, and the pedagogy of pleasure
  • Chapter 11. Identity theft or revealing one's true self?: The media and construction of identity in Japanese as a foreign language
  • Chapter 12. Identity and interaction in internet-mediated contexts
  • Epilogue. Hybridizing scapes and the production of new identities
  • References
  • Index.