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Bucholtz and Hall: System and Identity

  • Feifei Zhou
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Abstract

Influenced by new constructivist social theories and responding to so-called post-1960s late-modernity social changes, some branches of sociolinguistics have embraced a dynamic study of language and identity to see how identity is discursively constructed through individual choices of speech. Nikolas Coupland comments with the following words:

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Feifei Zhou
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  1. 1.Department of EnglishLingnan UniversityHong KongChina

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