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Dolowy-Rybinska, Nicole – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2016
This article is based on long-term participant observation and interviews with pupils and graduates of the Diwan immersion high school in Brittany, France. With reference to the theory of "communities of practice," this article shows how the education in the Breton immersion school can influence a knowledge of the minority language and…
Descriptors: Language Attitudes, Community Involvement, Self Concept, Indo European Languages
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Gayton, Angela Mary – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2016
Using a novel theoretical framework that incorporates teacher identity, a school as community of practice, and English as a global language from a linguistic-imperialism perspective, this qualitative interview study with foreign-language teachers in Scotland, France, and Germany (N = 13) explores connections between foreign-language-learning…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Language Teachers, Professional Identity, Qualitative Research
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Heidemann, Kai A. – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2014
This article explores the mobilization dynamics of a school-based minority language revitalization initiative in the French Basque Country, known as the Ikastola Movement. Bringing the study of language revitalization into dialogue with social movement theory, I discuss how the solidarity of Basque language activists was influenced by state-level…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Language Minorities, Language Maintenance, Second Languages
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Jaffe, Alexandra – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2007
This article explores the long-standing problem of ascribing meaning to individual acts of codeswitching. Drawing on ethnographic data from bilingual classrooms in Corsica, I situate the analysis of codeswitching within the more general question of the interpretation of speaker stance, which is defined as speakers' positioning with regard to both…
Descriptors: Ethnography, Bilingual Education, Classroom Communication, Code Switching (Language)