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Language and Muslim immigrant childhoods : the politics of belonging / Inmaculada Ma. García-Sánchez.

By: García-Sánchez, Inmaculada Ma. (Inmaculada María).
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Wiley-Blackwell studies in discourse and culture: 6.Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex, UK ; Malden, MA : Wiley Blackwell, 2014Description: 1 online resource.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781118323939; 1118323939; 9781118323922; 1118323920; 9781118323892; 1118323890.Subject(s): Immigrant children -- Spain -- Social conditions -- 21st century | Muslim children -- Spain -- Social conditions -- 21st century | Moroccans -- Spain -- Social conditions -- 21st century | Anthropological linguistics -- Spain | Assimilation (Sociology) -- Spain | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- CulturalGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Language and Muslim immigrant childhoods.DDC classification: 305.23088/297 Other classification: SOC002010 Online resources: Wiley Online Library
Contents:
The Moroccan Immigrant Diaspora in Spain -- Learning About Children's Lives: A Note On Methodology -- Moroccan Immigrant Childhoods in Vallenuevo -- The Public School: Ground Zero for the Politics of Inclusion -- Learning How to Be Moroccans in Vallenuevo: Arabic and the Politics of Identity -- Becoming Translators of Culture: Moroccan Immigrant Children's Experiences as Language Brokers -- Heteroglossic Games: Imagining Selves and Voicing Possible Futures -- Conclusion -- Appendix 1: Working with Video-Recorded Discourse Data -- Appendix 2: Arabic Transliteration Symbols.
Summary: "This revealing analysis of everyday language use among Moroccan immigrant children in Spain explores their cultural and linguistic life-worlds as they develop a hybrid, yet coherent, sense of identity in their multilingual communities. The author shows how they adapt to the local ambivalence toward Muslim culture and increased surveillance by Spanish authorities. Offers ground-breaking research from linguistic anthropology charting the politics of childhood in Muslim immigrant communities in Spain Illuminates the contemporary debates concerning assimilation and alienation in Europe's immigrant Muslim and North African populations Provides an integrated blend of theory and empirical ethnographic data Enriches recent research on immigrant children with analyses of their sense of belonging, communicative practices, and emerging processes of identification"-- Provided by publisher.
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Includes index.

"This revealing analysis of everyday language use among Moroccan immigrant children in Spain explores their cultural and linguistic life-worlds as they develop a hybrid, yet coherent, sense of identity in their multilingual communities. The author shows how they adapt to the local ambivalence toward Muslim culture and increased surveillance by Spanish authorities. Offers ground-breaking research from linguistic anthropology charting the politics of childhood in Muslim immigrant communities in Spain Illuminates the contemporary debates concerning assimilation and alienation in Europe's immigrant Muslim and North African populations Provides an integrated blend of theory and empirical ethnographic data Enriches recent research on immigrant children with analyses of their sense of belonging, communicative practices, and emerging processes of identification"-- Provided by publisher.

Machine generated contents note: 1. Introduction 2. Moros En La Costa: The Moroccan Immigrant Diaspora In Spain 3. Learning About Children's Lives: A Note On Methodology 4. Moroccan Immigrant Childhoods in Vallenuevo 5. The Public School: Ground Zero for the Politics of Inclusion 6. Learning how to Be Moroccans in Vallenuevo: Arabic and the Politics of Identity 7. Becoming Translators of Culture: Moroccan Immigrant Children's Experiences As Language Brokers 8. Heteroglossic Games: Imagining Selves and Voicing Possible Futures 9. Conclusion.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

The Moroccan Immigrant Diaspora in Spain -- Learning About Children's Lives: A Note On Methodology -- Moroccan Immigrant Childhoods in Vallenuevo -- The Public School: Ground Zero for the Politics of Inclusion -- Learning How to Be Moroccans in Vallenuevo: Arabic and the Politics of Identity -- Becoming Translators of Culture: Moroccan Immigrant Children's Experiences as Language Brokers -- Heteroglossic Games: Imagining Selves and Voicing Possible Futures -- Conclusion -- Appendix 1: Working with Video-Recorded Discourse Data -- Appendix 2: Arabic Transliteration Symbols.

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