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Globalization and language in contact : scale, migration and communicative practices

Author: James Phillip Collins; Stefaan Slembrouck; Mike Baynham
Publisher: London ; New York : Continuum, ©2009.
Series: Advances in sociolinguistics.
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This book examines the impact of globalization on languages in contact, including the study of linkages between the global and local, and transnational and situated communication. It engages with social theory and social processes while grappling with questions of language analysis raised by globalized language contact. Drawing on case studies from North America, Europe and Africa, the volume makes three important  Read more...
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Globalization and language in contact.
London ; New York : Continuum, ©2009
(DLC) 2009032764
(OCoLC)277203869
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James Phillip Collins; Stefaan Slembrouck; Mike Baynham
ISBN: 9781441125149 1441125140 0826497985 9780826497987 9781441129246 1441129243 1282452886 9781282452886
OCLC Number: 593216895
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 283 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Introduction : scale, migration and communicative practice / James Collins, Stef Slembrouck and Mike Baynham --
Goffman and globalization : frame, footing and scale in migration-connected multilingualism / James Collins and Stef Slembrouck --
Space, scale and accents : constructing migrant identity in Beijing / Jie Dong and Jan Blommaert --
A relational understanding of language practice : interacting timespaces in a single ethnographic site / Cécile B. Vigouroux --
Immigration in Catalonia : marking territory through language / Joan Pujolar --
From space to spatialization in narrative studies / Anna De Fina --
'Just one day like today' : scale and the analysis of space/time orientation in narratives of displacement / Mike Baynham --
Transnational flows, networks and 'transcultural capital' : reflections on researching migrant networks through linguistic ethnography / Ulrike Hanna Meinhof --
'Either' and 'both' : the changing concept of living space among Polish post-communist migrants to the United Kingdom / Aleksandra Galasińska and Olga Kozłowska --
The spaces of language : the everyday practices of young Somali refugees and asylum seekers / Gill Valentine, Deborah Sporton and Katrine Bang Nielsen --
'Canada meets France' : recasting identities of Canadianness and Francité through global economic exchanges / Gabriele Budach --
Changing participation in changing practice : uses of language and literacy among Portuguese migrant women in the United Kingdom / Clara Keating --
Weighing the scales : recontextualization as horizontal scaling / Catherine Kell.
Series Title: Advances in sociolinguistics.
Responsibility: edited by James Collins, Stef Slembrouck and Mike Baynham.

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A study of linkages between the global and local, demonstrating opportunities and challenges for contemporary sociolinguistics. It examines the impact of globalization on languages in contact. It  Read more...

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