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LINGUIST List 18.1693

Mon Jun 04 2007

Books: Sociolinguistics/Discourse Analysis: Danet, Herring (Eds)

Editor for this issue: Hannah Morales <hannahlinguistlist.org>


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        1.    Elyse Turr, The Multilingual Internet: Danet, Herring (Eds)


Message 1: The Multilingual Internet: Danet, Herring (Eds)
Date: 04-Jun-2007
From: Elyse Turr <elyse.turroup.com>
Subject: The Multilingual Internet: Danet, Herring (Eds)


Title: The Multilingual Internet
Subtitle: Language, Culture, and Communication Online
Published: 2007
Publisher: Oxford University Press
                http://www.oup.com/us

Editor: Brenda Danet
Editor: Susan C. Herring
Hardback: ISBN: 0195304799 Pages: 464 Price: U.S. $ 99.00
Paperback: ISBN: 0195304802 Pages: 464 Price: U.S. $ 35.00
Abstract:

Two-thirds of global internet users are non-English speakers. Despite this,
most scholarly literature on the internet and
computer-mediated-communication (CMC) focuses exclusively on English. This
is the first book devoted to analyzing internet related CMC in languages
other than English. The volume collects 18 new articles on facets of
language and internet use, all of which revolve around several central
topics: writing systems, the structures and features of local languages and
how they affect internet use, code switching between multiple languages,
and gender issues, public policy issues, and so on. The scope of languages
discussed in the volume is unusually broad, including English, French,
Arabic, Chinese, Greek, Spanish, Japanese, Thai, and Portugese. This book
will be of great interest to anyone studying linguistics, applied
linguistics, communication, anthropology, and information sciences.

Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
                            Sociolinguistics

Subject Language(s): Chinese, Mandarin (cmn)
                            English (eng)
                            French (fra)
                            Greek (ell)
                            Japanese (jpn)
                            Portuguese (por)
                            Spanish (spa)
                            Thai (tha)

Written In: English (eng )

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Cascadilla Press http://www.cascadilla.com/
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Edinburgh University Press http://www.eup.ed.ac.uk/
Equinox Publishing Ltd. http://www.equinoxpub.com/
European Language Resources Association http://www.elda.org/sommaire.php
Georgetown University Press http://www.press.georgetown.edu
Hodder Arnold http://www.hoddereducation.co.uk
John Benjamins http://www.benjamins.com/
Lawrence Erlbaum Associates http://www.erlbaum.com/
Lincom GmbH http://www.lincom.at
MIT Press http://mitpress.mit.edu/
Mouton de Gruyter http://www.mouton-publishers.com
Multilingual Matters http://www.multilingual-matters.com/
Oxford University Press http://www.oup.com/us
Palgrave Macmillan http://www.palgrave.com
Rodopi http://www.rodopi.nl/
Routledge (Taylor and Francis) http://www.routledge.com/
Springer http://www.springer.com

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Anthropological Linguistics http://www.indiana.edu/~anthling/
CSLI Publications http://cslipublications.stanford.edu/
Graduate Linguistic Students' Assoc. Umass http://glsa.hypermart.net/
International Pragmatics Assoc. http://www.ipra.be
Kingston Press Ltd http://www.kingstonpress.com/
Linguistic Assoc. of Finland http://www.ling.helsinki.fi/sky/
MIT Working Papers in Linguistics http://web.mit.edu/mitwpl/
Netherlands Graduate School of Linguistics / Landelijke http://www.lotpublications.nl/
Pacific Linguistics http://pacling.anu.edu.au/
SIL International http://www.ethnologue.com/bookstore.asp
St. Jerome Publishing Ltd. http://www.stjerome.co.uk
Utrecht institute of Linguistics http://www-uilots.let.uu.nl/

 






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