Publication details [#58552]

Chew, Phyllis Ghim-Lian. 2014. Language choice and religious identities in three Singaporean madrasahs. International Journal of the Sociology of Language 229 : 49–65.
Publication type
Article in journal
Publication language
Language as a subject
Place, Publisher
De Gruyter


This comparative ethnographic study on language choice and religious identities of three Singapore weekend madrasahs discloses how language choice or instructional language, whether English, Arabic, or Malay, may straightly affect or is in a complex way linked to religious identities as shown in an set of classroom semiotics and pedagogical practices.