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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 ...