The German Language in a Changing Europe / Edition 2

The German Language in a Changing Europe / Edition 2

by Michael Clyne
     
 

ISBN-10: 052146269X

ISBN-13: 9780521462693

Pub. Date: 11/28/2004

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This study revises and expands its original analysis of the German language in Language and Society in the German-speaking Countries (CUP, 1984) in the light of the end of the Cold War, German unification, increasing European integration, and the changing images of Austria, Switzerland and Luxembourg.  See more details below

Overview

This study revises and expands its original analysis of the German language in Language and Society in the German-speaking Countries (CUP, 1984) in the light of the end of the Cold War, German unification, increasing European integration, and the changing images of Austria, Switzerland and Luxembourg.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521462693
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
11/28/2004
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
269
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.83(d)

Table of Contents

List of maps
List of tables
Acknowledgements
Introduction1
1The status of German in contemporary Europe3
2German as a pluricentric language20
3German in divided and unified Germany66
4Language and regionalism in Germany and Austria89
5Communication patterns120
6Gender, generation and politics - variation and change in language and discourse141
7Communication norms and communication barriers175
8Recent Anglo-American influence200
Closing remarks218
Glossary of linguistic terms used219
Bibliography223
Subject index259
Index of names264

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