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Offline sunonmyside

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Lamguage and ethnic identity
« on: January 05, 2018, 05:01:39 AM »

Can anyone help me with a query I have about this ethnic identity question:

'We use language to construct different identities in different social interactions. Individuals can be said to "perform" particular aspects of their social identity in specific situations.' With reference to this quotation, discuss how ethnicity is communicated or performed in ONE or MORE communities of practice.

I am confused about the term communities of practice and what this includes.

Is it incorrect to label African Americans as a community of practice?

Would I have to refer to a group such as factory workers who share the same ethnicity?

Thank you,