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Language Socialization in Classrooms

Language Socialization in Classrooms
Culture, Interaction, and Language Development

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Matthew J. Burdelski, Kathryn M. Howard, Inmaculada M. García-Sánchez, Wendy Klein, Ekaterina Moore, Alexandra Jaffe, Asta Cekaite, Betsy Rymes, Andrea Leone-Pizzighella, Debra Friedman, Usree Bhattacharya, Laura Sterponi, Martha Sif Karrebæk, Patricia A. Duff
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  • Publication planned for: May 2020
  • availability: Not yet published - available from May 2020
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9781107187832

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  • Classrooms are dynamic spaces of teaching and learning, where language and culture are intertwined in remarkable ways. The theory of language socialization explores how sociocultural practices in classrooms help to shape language learning and development. This collection is the first of its kind to bring together research on this fascinating concept. It presents 10 case studies, based on linguistic and ethnographic research conducted in classrooms located within communities in North America, Europe and India, spanning learners from preschool, to primary and secondary school, to university. Following an introduction that discusses the theory and core concepts of language socialization, the volume is divided into three central themes: socializing values, dispositions, and stances; socializing identities; and language socialization and ideology. Both new and more experienced researchers will appreciate its new insights into how language socialization is carried out across the globe.

    • 1) This is the first volume to bring together research focusing on language socialization in the classroom 2) The research is global in its reach, based on case studies from North America, Europe and India, allowing the reader to explore how language socialization is carried out across the globe 3) Provides an overview of language socialization, giving researchers who are new to the field a full introduction to the concept
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    Product details

    • Publication planned for: May 2020
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9781107187832
    • dimensions: 228 x 152 mm
    • contains: 30 b/w illus. 10 tables
    • availability: Not yet published - available from May 2020
  • Table of Contents

    1. Introduction: Language Socialization in Classrooms Matthew J. Burdelski and Kathryn M. Howard
    Part I. Socializing values, dispositions, and stances:
    2. Interactional Contingencies and Contradictions in the Socialization of Tolerance in a Spanish Multicultural School Inmaculada M. García-Sánchez
    3. Shaping Sikh Youth Subjectivities in a US Gurdwara: Discursive Socialization of Religious Heritage in Sikh History Classes Wendy Klein
    4. Affective Stance and Socialization to Orthodox Christian Values in a Russian Heritage Language Classroom Ekaterina Moore
    Part II. Socializing identities:
    5. Learning to be a Poet: Chjam'è Rispondi in a Corsican School Alexandra Jaffe
    6. Teaching Words, Socializing Affect and Social Identities: Negotiating a Common Ground in a Swedish as a Second Language Classroom Asta Cekaite
    7. Making the Familiar Change: Language Socialization via Contrapuntal Interaction in a US High School Language Arts Class Betsy Rymes and Andrea Leone-Pizzighella
    8. Negotiating Epistemic Authority and Co-constructing Difference: Socializing “Nonnative speaker” Teachers in a US Graduate Program in TESOL Debra Friedman
    Part III. Language socialization and ideology:
    9. The Morning Assembly: Constructing Subjecthood, Authority, and Knowledge through Classroom Discourse in an Indian School Usree Bhattacharya and Laura Sterponi
    10. Embodiment, Ritual, and Ideology in a Japanese-as-a-Heritage-Language Preschool Classroom Matthew J. Burdelski
    11. Talking about Lunch: Diversity, Language, and Food Socialization in a Danish Kindergarten Classroom Martha Sif Karrebæk
    Part IV. Conclusion:
    12. Language Socialization in Classrooms: Findings, Issues, and Possibilities Patricia A. Duff

  • Editors

    Matthew J. Burdelski, Osaka University
    Matthew J. Burdelski is Professor of Applied Japanese Linguistics at Osaka University, Japan. Focusing on Japanese and US classrooms and communities, his research utilizes language socialization and conversation analysis to investigate adult-child and children's multimodal interactions in teaching, learning, acquiring, and using Japanese as a first, second, and heritage language.

    Kathryn M. Howard, California State University, Channel Islands
    Kathryn M. Howard is Associate Dean and Director of Clinical Experiences and Partnerships at California State University, Channel Islands. Her work focuses on how multilingual children develop a range of linguistic resources from multiple languages in formal (classrooms) and informal educational contexts to display or enact social identities and to engage in complex social relationships.


    Matthew J. Burdelski, Kathryn M. Howard, Inmaculada M. García-Sánchez, Wendy Klein, Ekaterina Moore, Alexandra Jaffe, Asta Cekaite, Betsy Rymes, Andrea Leone-Pizzighella, Debra Friedman, Usree Bhattacharya, Laura Sterponi, Martha Sif Karrebæk, Patricia A. Duff

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