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LINGUIST List 25.1425

Tue Mar 25 2014

Books: Crossings: Rampton

Editor for this issue: Justin Petro <justinlinguistlist.org>

Date: 24-Mar-2014
From: Harriet Connor <harriet.connortandf.co.uk>
Subject: Crossings: Rampton
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Title: Crossings
Subtitle: Language and Ethnicity Among Adolescents
Published: 2014
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
                http://www.routledge.com/

Book URL: http://www.routledge.com/u/Rampton/

Author: Ben Rampton
Paperback: ISBN: 9781900650779 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 49.00
Abstract:

This is a new and enlarged edition of Ben Rampton's ground-breaking study of sociolinguistic processes in urban youth culture. It focuses on language crossing - the use of Panjabi by adolescents of African-Caribbean and Anglo descent, the use of Creole by adolescents with Panjabi and Anglo backgrounds, and the use of stylized Indian English. Its central question is: how far and in what ways do these intricate processes of language sharing and exchange help to overcome race stratification and contribute to a new sense of mixed youth, class and neighbourhood community?

Ben Rampton produces detailed ethnographic and interactional analyses of spontaneous speech data, and integrates the discussion of particular incidents with theories of discourse, code-switching, social movements, resistance and ritual drawn from sociolinguistics, sociology, anthropology and cultural studies. Vivid descriptions of adolescent life in youth clubs and school playgrounds provide an important insight into the ways in which young people manage to 'live with difference', and full consideration is given to crossing's critical implications for education policy.

Linguistic Field(s): Anthropological Linguistics
                            Discourse Analysis
                            Sociolinguistics

Subject Language(s): English (eng)
                            Punjabi (pan)

Written In: English (eng)

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