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“My language, my people”: language and ethnic identity among British-born South Asians
(Taylor and Francis, 2010)
This study explores how a group of second generation Asians (SGA) understood and defined language, focusing upon the role they perceived language to have played in their identity. Twelve SGA were interviewed and the data ...
Language and perceptions of identity threat
This study explores how a group of British South Asians (BSA) understood, defined and evaluated languages associated with their ethnic and religious identities, focusing upon the role of language in the negotiation and ...
Language and Social Identity: A Psychosocial Approach
LANGUAGE seems to have two principal functions; it is, of course, an instrument of commu- nication, but it can also constitute a means of asserting one’s identity or one’s distinctive- ness from others. A common language ...
Reconciling social psychology and socio-linguistics can have some benefits: language and identity among second generation British Asians
(British Psychological Society, 2009)
Given the pervasiveness of language in social life and the implications that language use can have for one’s individual and collective identities, attempts were made to explore the theoretical and empirical advantages in ...