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Fri Mar 09 2012

Books: Multilingualism: Aronin, Singleton

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Date: 08-Mar-2012
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Subject: Multilingualism: Aronin, Singleton
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Title: Multilingualism Series Title: IMPACT: Studies in Language and Society 30 Published: 2012 Publisher: John Benjamins

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Author: Larissa Aronin Author: David Singleton Electronic: ISBN: 9789027274984 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 99.00
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027274984 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 149.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027218704 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 149.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027218704 Pages: Price: U.K. £ 99.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027218704 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 104.94
Paperback: ISBN: 9789027218711 Pages: Price: U.K. £ 33.00
Paperback: ISBN: 9789027218711 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 49.95
Paperback: ISBN: 9789027218711 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 34.98

This book is an authoritative account of multilingualism in the present era, aphenomenon affecting a vast number of communities, thousands oflanguages and millions of language users. The book's focus is specifically onthe knowledge and use of multiple languages, but its treatment of the topic isvery wide-ranging. It deals with both bilingualism and polyglottism, at thelevel of the individual speaker as well as at the societal level. The volumeaddresses not only linguistic facets of multilingualism but alsomultilingualism's cultural, sociological, educational, and psychologicaldimensions, moving from classic perspectives to recent and emergingdirections of interest. The book's extensive coverage takes in topics rangingfrom the 'new linguistic dispensation' in our globalized world to childdevelopment in multilingual environments, from the classification ofmultilingual groupings to characteristics of the multilingual mind. This breadthmakes "Multilingualism" an ideal advanced textbook for undergraduate andpostgraduate students in the areas of linguistics, education and the socialsciences.

Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Written In: English (eng)

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