Friendship and peer culture in multilingual settings / edited by Maryanne Theobald (Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia). ; series editor, Loretta E. Bass (The University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK, USA).

Internationally, linguistic diversity is at its highest to date. With increasing numbers of children learning additional languages, it is important to understand the nature of the social relationships that children are experiencing. This volume features the rich, varied and complex aspects of childr...

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Theobald, Maryanne, (Editor)
Format: Book
Published: Bingley, UK : Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2017.
Edition:First edition.
Series:Sociological studies of children and youth ; volume 21.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Front Cover; Friendship and Peer Culture in Multilingual Settings; Copyright Page; Contents; List of Contributors; Editorial Board; Foreword; Making and Keeping Friends in Multilingual Settings: What We Know and Where We Are Going; What We Know; Where We Go from Here; References; Friendship and Peer Culture in Multilingual Settings: An Introduction; Friendship and Peer Culture in Multilingual Settings: An Introduction; Terminology; About This Volume; Organization of Chapters; References; Friendship, Participation, and Multimodality in Moroccan Immigrant Girls' Peer Groups; Introduction.
  • The Larger Study: Some Ethnographic and Methodological NotesFriendship in Mixed-Age, Mixed-Expertise Peer Groups; Achieving Shared Understandings in Play: Friendship and Multilingual and Multimodal Participation Affordances; Learning How to Play; Achieving Consensus about Rules and Overcoming Conflict; Conclusions; Notes; References; Appendix; Speaking Distance: Language, Friendship and Spaces of Belonging in Irish Primary Schools; Introduction; Children, Language and Friendship; The Study; Differential Spaces, Intersectional Belongings; Narrativizing Friendship and Its Disjunctures.
  • ConclusionAcknowledgements; References; Fiji School Students' Multilingual Language Choices When Talking with Friends; Introduction; Fiji Multilingualism; Multilingual Students' Friendships; Methods; Reflexivity Statement; The Study Site: A Multilingual Multiracial School; Participants; Data Collection; Observation; Artefact Collection; Surveying; Caregiver Survey; Teacher Survey; Year 4 Student Survey; Speech Participation and Activity Assessment of Children Checklist (SPAA-C); Drawing; Data Analysis; Results; Main and Additional Language Proficiency.
  • Supporting Multilingual Peer Interactions in the School EnvironmentPhysical Resources; Classroom Organisation; Language of Classroom Instruction; Language Use with Peers and Friends; Observation of Peer Networks inside the Classroom; Observation of Peer Networks outside the Classroom; Surveys of Language Use with Friends; Attitudes to Language Use with Friends; Discussion; Individual and Societal Multilingualism Influencing Peer Interaction and Friendships; Fostering Friendships in a Linguistically Multi-Competent Environment; Limitations; Conclusion; Acknowledgements; References; Appendix.
  • Language, Identity and Peer Interactions at a Linguistically Diverse SchoolIntroduction/Purpose; The Field Context; The Research Process; Methods of Data Collection; Collecting Fieldnote Data; Analysis of Fieldnote Data; The Children/Story Tellers; Language as Functional or Symbolic?; Linguistic Capital
  • Minority Language as Something to Value or to Shun?; Conclusion; Notes; References; The Dilemma of Deviant Subcultures for Immigrant Youth Integration: An Analysis of Popularity Attainment in Israeli Schools; Introduction; Migration Theories; Migration to Israel; The Ashkenazi Migration.