The Discursive Construction of Identities On- and Offline

Personal - group - collective

Editors
Birte Bös | University of Duisburg-Essen
Sonja Kleinke | University of Heidelberg
Sandra Mollin | University of Heidelberg
Nuria Hernández | University of Duisburg-Essen
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This volume explores linguistic identity construction across online and offline contexts. The contributors focus on ‘clusivity’ as an overarching aspect and offer a multifaceted operationalisation of the linguistic processes of identity construction. The studies address three major strands of human identity, each of which can be thought of as an aggregative abstraction with its own complexities: personal identity, group identity and collective identity. The contributions pay special attention to the interplay between the public and private dimensions of the interactions and audiences, as well as the potential impact of social and technical affordances of different communicative settings and online and offline modes of identity construction. The volume is aimed at all researchers concerned with the complex notion of identity, both in linguistics and in neighbouring disciplines.

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Cited by 2 other publications

Fetzer, Anita
2019. Some food for thought on the theory and practice of internet pragmatics. Internet Pragmatics 2:1  pp. 34 ff. Crossref logo
Thielemann, Nadine
2019.  In Reference and Identity in Public Discourses [Pragmatics & Beyond New Series, 306],  pp. 251 ff. Crossref logo

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Subjects & Metadata

Communication Studies

Communication Studies
BIC Subject: CFG – Semantics, Pragmatics, Discourse Analysis
BISAC Subject: LAN009030 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / Pragmatics
ONIX Metadata
ONIX 2.1
ONIX 3.0
U.S. Library of Congress Control Number:  2018008131 | Marc record