The Handbook of Language and Globalization brings together important new studies of language and discourse in the global era, consolidating a vibrant new field of sociolinguistic research.
- The first volume to assemble leading scholarship in this rapidly developing field
- Features new contributions from 36 internationally-known scholars, bringing together key research in the field and establishing a benchmark for future research
- Comprehensive coverage is divided into four sections: global multilingualism, world languages and language systems; global discourse in key domains and genres; language, values and markets under globalization; and language, distance and identities
- Covers an impressive breadth of topics including tourism, language teaching, social networking, terrorism, and religion, among many others
- Winner of the British Association for Applied Linguistics book prize 2011