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A comprehensive survey of the ways in which linguistics is being used by researchers in a wide-range of interdisciplinary areas.
About the Author
Li Wei is Professor of Applied Linguistics at Birbeck, University of London, UK.
Table of Contents
Introduction: Language in the globalized world \ 1. Multilingualism, Gender and Globalization, Aneta Pavlenko & Ingrid Pillar \ 2. Language and Economy, Florian Coulmas \ 3. Linguistic Diversity, Biodiversity and Poverty, Suzanne Romaine \ 4. Discourse in Organizations and Workplace, Britt-Louise Gunnarsson \ 5. Multimodal Discourses, Gu Yueguo \ 6. Language and Culture, Nick Enfield \ 7. Language in Legal Contexts/Forensic Linguistics, John Gibbons \ 8. Translation and Politics, Christina Schaeffner \ 9. Religious Language Management, Bernard Spolsky \ 10. Language and the Brain, Marjorie Lorch \ 11. Clinical Linguistics, Martin Ball & Nicole Mueller \ 12. Sign Linguistics, Sign Language Learning and Sign Bilingualism, Gary Morgan & Bencie Woll \ Bibliography \ Index