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Languages in a globalising world

Author: Jacques Maurais; Michael A Morris
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003.
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This book considers the effects of present-day trends in global politics on the relative status of languages, and the directions in which the linguistic hierarchy might develop in the future. Its interdisciplinary approach will appeal to researchers and students of sociolinguistics and language planning as well as of international relations.
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Géostratégies des langues. English.
Languages in a globalising world.
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003
(DLC) 2002067728
(OCoLC)49775411
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jacques Maurais; Michael A Morris
ISBN: 0511042876 9780511042874 9780521821735 0521821738 9780511613739 0511613733 9780511054655 0511054653 0511147813 9780511147814 1107126150 9781107126152 1280434716 9781280434716 0511177461 9780511177460 0511325703 9780511325700
OCLC Number: 56034539
Language Note: English.
Notes: First appeared in French as an issue of the journal, Terminogramme in the Fall of 2001.
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 345 pages)
Contents: Towards a new global linguistic order? / Jacques Maurais --
The geostrategies of interlingualism / Mark Fettes --
Language policy and linguistic theory / Douglas A. Kibbee --
Babel and the market : geostrategies for minority languages / Jean Laponce --
Forecasting the fate of languages / William F. Mackey --
Language geostrategy in eastern and central Europe : assessment and perspectives / Ferenc Fodor and Sandrine Peluau --
Languages and supranationality in Europe : the linguistic influence of the European Union / Claude Truchot --
Regional blocs as a barrier against English hegemony? The language policy of Mercosur in South America / Rainer Enrique Hamel --
Effects of North American integration on linguistic diversity / Michael A. Morris --
Sociolinguistic changes in transformed Central Asian societies / Birgit N. Schlyter --
Language and script in Japan and other East Asian countries : between insularity and technology / Stefan Kaiser --
Sub-Saharan Africa / Roland J.-L. Breton --
Australasia and the South Pacific / Richard B. Baldauf Jr. and Paulin G. Djité --
The international standing of the German language / Ulrich Ammon --
Arabic and the new technologies / Foued Laroussi --
Russian in the modern world / Vida IO. Mikhalchenko and Yulia Trushkova --
Geolinguistics, geopolitics, geostrategy : the case of French / Robert Chadenson --
Towards a scientific geostrategy for English / Grant D. McConnell --
On Brazilian Portuguese in Latin American integration / Maria da Graça Krieger --
The search for a global linguistic strategy / Humphrey Tonkin.
Other Titles: Géostratégies des langues.
Responsibility: editors Jacques Maurais and Michael A. Morris.
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