The Handbook of Language and Globalization

The Handbook of Language and Globalization

Editor(s): Nikolas Coupland

Published Online: 7 OCT 2010 09:38AM EST

Print ISBN: 9781405175814

Online ISBN: 9781444324068

DOI: 10.1002/9781444324068

About this Book

The Handbook of Language and Globalization brings together important new studies of language and discourse in the global era, consolidating a vibrant new field of sociolinguistic research.

  • The first volume to assemble leading scholarship in this rapidly developing field
  • Features new contributions from 36 internationally-known scholars, bringing together key research in the field and establishing a benchmark for future research
  • Comprehensive coverage is divided into four sections: global multilingualism, world languages and language systems; global discourse in key domains and genres; language, values and markets under globalization; and language, distance and identities
  • Covers an impressive breadth of topics including tourism, language teaching, social networking, terrorism, and religion, among many others 
  • Winner of the British Association for Applied Linguistics book prize 2011

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Global Multilingualism, World Languages, and Language Systems

  2. Part II: Global Discourse in Key Domains and Genres

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  3. Part III: Language, Values, and Markets under Globalization

  4. Part IV: Language, Distance, and Identities

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