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Title: The Consequences of Mobility
Subtitle: Linguistic and Sociocultural Contact Zones
Edited By: AnneHFabricius

This anthology is the result of an international conference held at
Roskilde University, Denmark, on May 23-24, 2003. The aim of the conference
was to investigate the different kinds of linguistic and sociocultural
contacts brought about by transnational migrations and social mobility in
the contemporary world. The theoretical and methodological focus was on
various forms of integration between on the one hand sociolinguistics, the
sociology of language and language policy, and on the other hand the
general area of cultural studies: studies of cultural and social
identities, of multiculturality, cultural hybridity and identity politics
in complex societies.

Table of contents

PART I: Construction of sociocultural identities in face-to-face interaction

1. Reconstructing NS/NNS communication
Marta Gonzalez-Lloret

2. Footing and identity in interaction at a conversation club
Eric Hauser

3. Narratives in talk-in-interaction: Organization and construction of
cultural identities
Susanne Kjaerbeck

4. Figuring the transnational 'child-to-be-adopted': The web as a virtual
sociocultural contact zone for intercountry adoption
Paul McIlvenny and Pirkko Raudaskoski

5. 'Zwei languages zusammenputten': Bilingual ways of expressing bicultural
Alexandra Muench and Doris Stolberg

6. Affect and the EFL classroom: Language contact in addressing
Yuko Taniguchi

PART II: Surveying sociolinguistic contact zones: Behavioural and attitudinal

7. The Portuguese diaspora in Jersey
Jaine Beswick

8. Language and identity in post-Soviet Moldova
Matt Ciscel

9. Mobility, contact and an accent norm: The case of Received Pronunciation
Anne Fabricius

10. Bilingualism in North-East France with specific reference to Rhenish
Franconian spoken by Moselle cross-border (or frontier) workers
Stephanie Hughes

PART III: Mobility and the complexities of language and culture teaching
and learning

11. The 'Competent Foreigner': A new model for foreign language didactics?
Virginie Andre and Desire Castillo

12. Towards the development of a plurilingual and pluricultural competence
Maud Ciekanski

13. Intercultural understanding in teaching and learning English: An
opportunity for Swedish compulsory education
Ulla Lundgren

14. Languaculture as a key concept in language and culture teaching
Karen Risager

15. Linguistic socialization and social identity: Arab students in a
mixed college in Israel
Miriam Schildkraut

PART IV: Languages in contact: internationalization and national language

16. To translate or not to translate: Attitudes to English loanwords in
Annjo K. Greenall

17. Domains and domain loss
Hartmut Haberland

18. Deconstructing 'the domain of science' as a sociolinguistic entity in
EFL societies: The relationship between English and Danish in higher
education and research
Bent Preisler

19. Over the fence - and into English? Reflections on adolescents,
academics, linguistic development and language policy in Norway in the
early 2000s
Dag F. Simonsen


20. Promoting linguistic diversity: Reflections on the language policy of
European language policy conferences
Petra Daryai-Hansen

Publication Year: 2005
Publisher: Roskilde University
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Language Acquisition
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Format: Electronic
ISBN: 8773496510
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