Language As Commodity: Global Structures, Local Marketplaces

Language As Commodity: Global Structures, Local Marketplaces

by Rani Rubdy
     
 

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Throughout human history, languages have been in competition with each other. As the world becomes more globalized, this trend increases. It affects the decision-making of those in positions of power and determines macro language policies and planning.

Overview

Throughout human history, languages have been in competition with each other. As the world becomes more globalized, this trend increases. It affects the decision-making of those in positions of power and determines macro language policies and planning.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781847064233
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
11/21/2008
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author


Rani Rubdy is at the National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

Peter Tan is at the Department of English Language and Literature at the National University of Singapore, Singapore.

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