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Author Stroud, Christopher.

Title Style, identity and literacy : English in Singapore / Christopher Stroud and Lionel Wee.

Published Bristol : Multilingual Matters, [2012]
©2012

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 UniM Bail  306.440835 STRO    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiii, 237 pages ; 21 cm.
Series Critical language and literacy studies.
Critical language and literacy studies.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1 Social Practices and Linguistic Markets 1 -- Language, Gatekeeping and Monolingual Ideologies 6 -- Language Education as Social Reproduction 11 -- Literacy as a Site of Contestation 19 -- Organization of this Book 22 -- 2 Multilingualism in Late-Modern Singapore: A Portrait 26 -- Modern Discourses of Multilingualism 27 -- An Ethnicity-based Politics of Language 28 -- Monolingual Ideology in Multilingual Singapore 30 -- Inevitability of Orders of Indexicality 33 -- English and Social Class 35 -- Late Modernity and Singaporeans' Multilingual Practices 37 -- Language Practitioner in Late-Modern Singapore 41 -- New Figurations of Language, Class and Ethnicity 45 -- Singaporean Official Policy in Late Modernity: From Two Languages to One 47 -- Monolingualism in Singapore 48 -- Conclusion 50 -- 3 Multilingualism in Late Modernity: Literacy as a Reflexive Performance of Identity 52 -- A Poststructuralist Approach to Identity 53 -- Reflexivity Debates 54 -- Bohman and the Transformative Potential of Critical Reflexivity 58 -- Multiple Markets, Ambivalence and Reflexivity 61 -- Performance and Identity 63 -- Style, Literacy and Identity 65 -- Linguistic Markets 68 -- 4 Some Data About Our Data 72 -- Framing Parameters 72 -- Narratives in the Research Interview 74 -- Style, Stylization and the Interview 75 -- Data Sets and Procedures: The Primary Data Sets 78 -- Choosing the School 79 -- Transcribing and Interpreting the Data 83 -- Secondary Data Sets (Engaging with the Narrative Voice of Voices): Hing (2004) and Ong (2003) 85 -- Closing Remarks 87 -- 5 Fandi and Ping: Literacy Practices and the Performance of Identities on Ambivalent Markets 88 -- Aligning the Home with the Dominant Market 88 -- Orders of Indexicality 90 -- Parental Help with English Language Proficiency 92 -- Multilingualism in Fandi's and Ping's Households 97 -- Entertainment at Home 101 -- Interaction with Peers 104 -- Reading for Leisure: Choice of Language and Material 114 -- Concluding Remarks 120 -- 6 Edwin, Wen and Yan: Styling Literacy Practices Inside and Outside the Classroom 123 -- Introducing Edwin, Wen and Yan 124 -- Informal Literacy Practices 125 -- Literacy Practices in the Classroom 130 -- Reading Aloud 132 -- (Not) Asking the Teacher for Help 134 -- Off-Floor Interaction in a Singapore Classroom 138 -- On-Floor Interaction 142 -- Conclusion 144 -- 7 Sha: A Comparison 147 -- English at Home and among Friends 147 -- Relative Values of English and Punjabi 150 -- Pride in 'Standard' English 154 -- Reading for Pleasure 156 -- Language Performances as Peer Activity 157 -- Reading Aloud 160 -- Asking the Teacher for Help 162 -- Against Code-Switching in Off-Site Arenas 163 -- Public Speaking 163 -- Conclusion 165 -- 8 Pedagogy, Literacy and Identity 168 -- Two Approaches to Language Education 169 -- Assumptions about Literacy 172 -- Anxiety and Identity in the Language Classroom 180 -- Some Examples of Identity-based Anxiety 181 -- Implications for Language Teaching 183 -- Stylization 185 -- Some Pedagogical Possibilities 186 -- Concluding Remarks 188 -- 9 Dynamics of Language Distribution in Late-Modern Multilingual Singapore 190 -- Consuming Singapore 191 -- Rescaling Singapore 197 -- Revisiting Language Policy in Late-Modern Consumerist Singapore 202 -- Sociolinguistic Consumption 205 -- Reflexive Citizenship and Deliberation 207 -- Language Groups as Bivalent Collectivities 210 -- National Identities and the Deconstruction of Mother Tongues 213 -- Language Policy in Late-Modern Singapore 216 -- Conclusion 218.
Other author Wee, Lionel, 1963-
Subject English language -- Social aspects -- Singapore.
Teenagers -- Singapore -- Language.
ISBN 1847695957 (paperback)
1847695965 (hbk.)
9781847695956 (paperback)
9781847695963 (hbk.)