Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Language and Social Identity” as Want to Read:
Language and Social Identity
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Language and Social Identity

by
3.93 of 5 stars 3.93  ·  rating details  ·  15 ratings  ·  1 review
Throughout Western society there are now strong pressures for social and racial integration but, in spite of these, recent experience has shown that greater intergroup contact can actually reinforce social distinctions and ethnic stereotypes. The studies collected here examine, from a broad sociological perspective, the sorts of face-to-face verbal exchange that are charac ...more
Paperback, 288 pages
Published January 20th 1983 by Cambridge University Press (first published January 1st 1982)
more details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Language and Social Identity, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Language and Social Identity

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30 of 41)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  rating details
Chazman
Jun 21, 2009 Chazman rated it 3 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Students of linguistics, sociolinguistics and bilingualism
Gumperz is often cited for his extraordinary works on bilingualism, interactional sociolinguistics, one of the centreal themes for many sociolinguistics today also and he has done some work on Code-Switching too.

For me it was very helpful in my dissertation of my M.Phil.
Mahmoud Mustafa
Mahmoud Mustafa marked it as to-read
Apr 03, 2015
Khalida Rabahi
Khalida Rabahi marked it as to-read
Nov 27, 2014
Ari Gató
Ari Gató marked it as to-read
Oct 27, 2014
Brienna Perez
Brienna Perez marked it as to-read
Oct 15, 2014
Jeremy Lemon
Jeremy Lemon marked it as to-read
Aug 30, 2014
Alieslintang
Alieslintang marked it as to-read
Aug 25, 2014
Lamees_S
Lamees_S marked it as to-read
May 04, 2014
Rajoshree Chatterjee
Rajoshree Chatterjee marked it as to-read
May 03, 2014
Aishe
Aishe marked it as to-read
Apr 15, 2014
Molly Marcusse
Molly Marcusse marked it as to-read
Apr 15, 2014
Sisay Deneke
Sisay Deneke marked it as to-read
Mar 27, 2014
Radia
Radia marked it as to-read
Oct 30, 2013
Beth Wright
Beth Wright marked it as to-read
Oct 14, 2013
Gegham
Gegham marked it as to-read
Jun 14, 2013
Paul Faure
Paul Faure marked it as to-read
Jun 10, 2013
Sadev Halai
Sadev Halai marked it as to-read
Apr 08, 2013
Helena Darger
Helena Darger marked it as to-read
Apr 06, 2013
Maher
Maher marked it as to-read
Feb 21, 2013
Elizabeth
Elizabeth marked it as to-read
Jan 31, 2013
Albadri
Albadri marked it as to-read
Jan 21, 2013
« previous 1 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
Discourse Strategies Directions in Sociolinguistics Language in Social Groups: Essays by John J. Gumperz Discourse Strategies (Studies in Interactional Sociolinguistics) Rethinking Linguistic Relativity

Share This Book