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Journal Title: Sociolinguistic Studies
Volume/Issue:   6/2
Date: 2012
Table of Contents: ARTICLES

Normativity and change: introduction to the special issue on agency and power in multilingual discourse
Ad Backus and Massimiliano Spotti
Sociolinguistic Studies Vol. 6, Iss. 2 (2012), pp 105-208
doi : 10.1558/sols.v6i2.185
https://www.equinoxpub.com/journals/index.php/SS/article/view/16217

English 'on top': discourse functions of English resources in the German mediascape
Jannis Androutsopoulos
Sociolinguistic Studies Vol. 6, Iss. 2 (2012), pp 209-238
doi : 10.1558/sols.v6i2.209
https://www.equinoxpub.com/journals/index.php/SS/article/view/10127

When modern public space encounters a postmodern migration: abnormality and the making of migrant identities
Jie Dong
Sociolinguistic Studies Vol. 6, Iss. 2 (2012), pp 239-257
doi : 10.1558/sols.v6i2.239
https://www.equinoxpub.com/journals/index.php/SS/article/view/8266

Multimodality and audiences: local languaging in the Gambian linguistic landscape
Kasper Juffermans
Sociolinguistic Studies Vol. 6, Iss. 2 (2012), pp 259-284
doi : 10.1558/sols.v6i2.259
https://www.equinoxpub.com/journals/index.php/SS/article/view/8612

Empowering a migrant identity: agency in narratives of a work experience in Norway
Elizabeth Lanza
Sociolinguistic Studies Vol. 6, Iss. 2 (2012), pp 285-307
doi : 10.1558/sols.v6i2.285
https://www.equinoxpub.com/journals/index.php/SS/article/view/10496

Processes and practices of enregisterment of business English, participation and power in a multilingual workplace
Tiina Räisänen
Sociolinguistic Studies Vol. 6, Iss. 2 (2012) pp 309-331
doi : 10.1558/sols.v6i2.309
https://www.equinoxpub.com/journals/index.php/SS/article/view/8282
Publisher: Equinox Publishing Ltd
Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Sociolinguistics
Subject Language(s): English
 
LL Issue: 24.2355