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Fri Jul 13 2012

Books: The Routledge Handbook of Multilingualism: Martin-Jones, Blackledge, Creese (Eds)

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Date: 12-Jul-2012
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Subject: The Routledge Handbook of Multilingualism: Martin-Jones, Blackledge, Creese (Eds)
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Title: The Routledge Handbook of Multilingualism Series Title: Routledge Handbooks in Applied Linguistics Published: 2012 Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)

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Editor: Marilyn Martin-Jones Editor: Adrian Blackledge Editor: Angela Creese Electronic: ISBN: 9780203154427 Pages: 562 Price: ---- Hardback: ISBN: 9780415496476 Pages: 562 Price: U.S. $ 200.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9780415496476 Pages: 562 Price: U.K. £ 120.00

"The Routledge Handbook of Multilingualism" provides a comprehensivesurvey of the field of multilingualism for a global readership, and an overviewof the research which situates multilingualism in its social, cultural andpolitical context. The handbook includes an introduction and five sectionswith thirty two chapters by leading international contributors.

The introduction charts the changing landscape of social and ethnographicresearch on multilingualism (theory, methods and research sites) and itforegrounds key contemporary debates. Chapters are structured around sub-headings such as: early developments, key issues related to theory andmethod, new research directions.

This handbook offers an authoritative guide to shifts over time in thinkingabout multilingualism as well as providing an overview of the range ofcontemporary themes, debates and research sites. "The Routledge Handbookof Multilingualism" is the ideal resource for postgraduate students ofmultilingualism, as well as those studying education and anthropology.

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics                             General Linguistics                             Sociolinguistics
Written In: English (eng)

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