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Title: Reconfiguring Europe
Subtitle: The Contribution of Applied Linguistics
Edited By: Constant Leung
Jennifer Jenkins
Series Title: British Studies in Applied Linguistics, vol 20
Description:

Europe is going through a period of sustained and extensive social,
political and economic transition, with language playing a pivotal role in
this complex process. The papers in this volume address key issues
including: nature and extent of multilingualism and multiculturalism; the
role of English in the Europe Union; language, languages and democracy; and
language and literacy development in emerging contexts.

Publication Year: 2006
Publisher: Equinox Publishing Ltd
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Subject Language(s): English
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 184553090X
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 192
Prices: U.K. £ 19.99
U.S. $ 32.95