The Routledge Handbook of Language and Identity provides a clear and comprehensive survey of the field of language and identity from an applied linguistics perspective. Authored by specialists from around the world, each chapter introduces a topic in language and identity studies and provides a concise, critical survey in which the importance and relevance to applied linguists is explained.
Thirty-seven chapters are organised into five sections covering:
theoretical perspectives informing language and identity studies
categories and dimensions of identity
key issues for researchers in language and identity studies
topical case studies in areas of interest to applied linguistics
future directions for language and identity studies in applied linguistics.
With further reading included in each chapter, The Routledge Handbook of Language and Identity is an essential reference for all students, teachers and researchers working in the areas of Applied Linguistics, Linguistics, Education and TESOL.