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Title: Language, Culture and Identity in the Global Age
Authors: Pujolar Cos, Joan
Fernàndez, Josep-Anton
Subirana, Jaume
Keywords: language
Issue Date: 8-Jun-2011
Publisher: Universitat Oberta de Catalunya
Type: Article
Citation: Pujolar, Joan; Fernàndez, Josep-Anton; Subirana, Jaume (2011). "Language, Culture and Identity in the Global Age". Digithum. The humanities in the digital age, 2011, Vol. 0, num 13
Abstract: Research into language, culture and identity in the global age requires an interdisciplinary approach in order to understand the phenomena of identification in the contemporary world. This article provides critical analysis of the discourses on language and identity in modernity, based on the work of Pierre Bourdieu, and explores the new theoretical frameworks that question the sociological and anthropological traditions that assumed that the phenomena of identity were intrinsically linked to territory. In a globalised context characterised by mobility, we need new paradigms in social sciences that are not based on the static geographic nature of human formations. Among other aspects, attention needs to be paid to the timeframe for social phenomena. For this reason, we set out the need to develop understanding of this temporality in our disciplines in order to learn to historicise or place in time the social and cultural processes involved in today's construction of identities.
Description: Peer reviewed
Language: eng
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