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LINGUIST List 25.659

Sat Feb 08 2014

Books: Multiple Perspectives on the Self in SLA: Mercer, Williams (Eds)

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

Date: 07-Feb-2014
From: Elinor Robertson <marketingmultilingual-matters.com>
Subject: Multiple Perspectives on the Self in SLA: Mercer, Williams (Eds)
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Title: Multiple Perspectives on the Self in SLA
Series Title: Second Language Acquisition
Published: 2014
Publisher: Multilingual Matters
                http://www.multilingual-matters.com/

Book URL: http://www.multilingual-matters.com/display.asp?k=9781783091348

Editor: Sarah Mercer
Editor: Marion Williams
Hardback: ISBN: 9781783091355 Pages: 200 Price: U.S. $ 139.95
Hardback: ISBN: 9781783091355 Pages: 200 Price: U.K. £ 79.95
Paperback: ISBN: 9781783091348 Pages: 200 Price: U.K. £ 24.95
Paperback: ISBN: 9781783091348 Pages: 200 Price: U.S. $ 39.95
Abstract:

Instead of viewing different perspectives on the self as competing with each other and considering one perspective on the self as being inherently ‘better’ than another, this book takes the view that a fuller, more comprehensive picture of the self in SLA can be gained by examining and combining insights from different perspectives. This original collection of papers thus attempts to provide a thorough overview of the ways in which the self can be conceptualised in SLA contexts. The editors have brought together a diverse range of theoretical perspectives on the self to allow the reader to appreciate the insights that each approach contributes to overall understandings of the self in the domain of second language acquisition and foreign language learning.

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
                            Language Acquisition

Written In: English (eng)

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