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Title: sociolinguistica. Internationales Jahrbuch für europäische Soziolinguistik / International Yearbook of European Sociolinguistics / Annuaire International de la Sociolinguistique Européenne
Subtitle: Band 24 (2010): Fremdsprachen an den Schulen der Europäischen Union / Foreign languages in the schools of the European Union / Langues étrangères dans les écoles de l’Union européenne
Edited By: Ulrich Ammon
Jeroen Darquennes
Sue Wright
URL: http://www.degruyter.de/cont/fb/sk/detailEn.cfm?id=IS-9783110223316-1
Description:

The yearbook is devoted to linguistic problems in Europe, especially to the
linguistic prerequisites and consequences of economic and political
integration. Each volume deals with a particular topic, but also contains
book reviews, reports on sociolinguistic research in individual countries
and a bibliography with comprehensive information on new sociolinguistic
publications in Europe.

Languages of publication: German, English, French.

Publication Year: 2010
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
Review: Not available for review. If you would like to review a book on The LINGUIST List, please login to view the AFR list.
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
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Versions:
Format: Electronic
ISBN-13: 9783110223323
Pages: 367
Prices: Europe EURO 89.95
 
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ISBN-13: 9783110223330
Pages: 367
Prices: Europe EURO 104.95
 
Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9783110223316
Pages: 367
Prices: Europe EURO 89.95