The Handbook of Language and Globalization bringstogether important new studies of language and discourse in theglobal era, consolidating a vibrant new field of sociolinguisticresearch.
- The first volume to assemble leading scholarship in thisrapidly developing field
- Features new contributions from 36 internationally-knownscholars, bringing together key research in the field andestablishing a benchmark for future research
- Comprehensive coverage is divided into four sections: globalmultilingualism, world languages and language systems; globaldiscourse in key domains and genres; language, values and marketsunder 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 bookprize 2011