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An introduction to multilingualism language in a changing world

Author: Florian Coulmas
Publisher: Oxford Oxford University Press 2018
Series: Oxford textbooks in linguistics
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book offers an introduction to the many facets of multilingualism in a changing world, bringing in approaches from linguistics, sociology, history, political philosophy, and psychology. It  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Einführung
Introduction
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Florian Coulmas
ISBN: 9780198791102 0198791100 9780198791119 0198791119
OCLC Number: 1020676467
Description: XIX, 320 Seiten Illustrationen, Diagramme, 1 Karte
Contents: PrefaceIntroduction1: The polyphonic world2: Multilingualism is...: Twenty definitions - and more3: Descriptive and theoretical concepts4: Power, inequality, and language5: The polyglot individual6: Multilingual (international) institutions7: Talk of the town: Language in super-diverse cities8: Multilingual (multiethnic) countries9: Diversity in cyberspace: The multilingual Internet10: Integration and separation: Language11: Integration and separation: Society12: Research methods for investigating multilingualismReferences
Series Title: Oxford textbooks in linguistics
Responsibility: Florian Coulmas

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