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Second language identities

Author: David Block
Publisher: London : Continuum, 2009.
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Second Language Identities examines how identity is an issue in different second language learning contexts. It begins with a detailed presentation of what has become a popular approach to identity in the social sciences (including applied linguistics) today, one that is inspired in poststructuralist thought and is associated with the work of authors such as Anthony Giddens, Zygmunt Bauman, Chris Weedon, Judith  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Block, David, 1956-
Second language identities.
London : Continuum, 2009
(DLC) 2009290383
(OCoLC)231585600
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Block
ISBN: 9781441150417 1441150412
OCLC Number: 741691678
Notes: Originally published: 2007.
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 230 pages)
Contents: Introduction; 1. Identity in the social sciences today; 2. Waking the dead: Identity in early second language learning research; 3. Identity in adult migrant contexts; 4. Identity in foreign language contexts; 5. Identity in study abroad contexts; 6. Second language identities: the state of play and future directions.
Responsibility: David Block.

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