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Words and StonesThe Politics of Language and Identity in Israel$
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Daniel Lefkowitz

Print publication date: 2004

Print ISBN-13: 9780195121902

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2007

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195121902.001.0001

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The Social Organization of Language Learning in Israel

The Social Organization of Language Learning in Israel

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(p.132) 5 The Social Organization of Language Learning in Israel
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Words and Stones
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Daniel Lefkowitz (Contributor Webpage)

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195121902.003.0005

This chapter conveys an ethnographic understanding of the contexts for speech and communication in Israeli society by discussing the learning (and unlearning) of languages in Israel. It focuses on the three languages primarily implicated in the negotiation of Arab and Jewish identities in Israel: Hebrew, Arabic, and English. It argues that the social contexts of language learning produce and constrain the configuration of contexts for language use observable in everyday social practice.

Keywords:   language use, speech, communications, Israel, Israeli society, learning, Hebrew, Arabic, English

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