Language, Identity, and Adjustment

  title={Language, Identity, and Adjustment},
  author={Kimberly A. Noels and Gordon Pon and Richard Cl{\'e}ment},
  journal={Journal of Language and Social Psychology},
  pages={246 - 264}
Research in both cross-cultural psychology and the social psychology of language has examined the changes in identity and language behavior that occur when two ethnolinguistic groups come into contact. This study attempted to integrate these two fields of inquiry through an investigation of the relations between identity, interethnic contact, linguistic self-confidence, and psychological adjustment in 179 Chinese university students. The findings indicated that exclusive identification with… 
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