Multilingualism: Understanding Linguistic Diversity

Multilingualism: Understanding Linguistic Diversity

by John Edwards
     
 

ISBN-10: 1441126953

ISBN-13: 9781441126955

Pub. Date: 04/19/2012

Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic

Examines the dynamics of a multilingual planet, offering us a snapshot of a globalized society.

Overview

Examines the dynamics of a multilingual planet, offering us a snapshot of a globalized society.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781441126955
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
04/19/2012
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
152
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Prologue \ 1. The Diversity of Languages \ 2. Interpreting Language Diversity \ 3. Multilingual Abilities \ 4. The Emergence and Measurement of Multilingualism \ 5. The Consequences of Babel: Lingua Francas \ 6. The Consequences of Babel: Translation \ 7. Keeping Languages Pure \ 8. Languages and Identities in Transition \ 9. Endangered Languages and the Will to Survive \ 10. Linguistic Intervention and the "New" Ecology of Language \ Epilogue \ Notes and References \ Index

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