Language and Identity in Englishes examines the core issues and debates surrounding the relationship between English, language and identity. Drawing on a range of international examples from the UK, US, China and India, Clark uses both cutting-edge fieldwork and her own original research to give a comprehensive account of the study of language and identity.
Key features include:
With its accessible structure, international scope and the inclusion of leading research in the area, this book is ideal for any student taking modules in language and identity or sociolinguistics.
1. Introduction Chapter 2. Englishes and History 3. Englishes and National Identity 4. Englishes, Language Policies and Education 5. Issues in Researching Variaties of Englishes and Identity 6. Indexicality and Enregisterment 7. Englishes and Social Context 8. Englishes and Social Identity 9. Language and Identity in Englishes: a sociodiscursive perspective 10. Undertaking Your Own Research Project References Index