Handbook of Multilingualism and Multilingual Communication
Hrsg. v. Auer, Peter / Wei, Li
This volume is an up-to-date, concise introduction to bilingualism and multilingualism in schools, in the workplace, and in international institutions in a globalized world. The authors use a problem-solving approach and ask broad questions about bilingualism and multilingualism in society, including the question of language acquisition versus maintenance of bilingualism.
- provides a state-of-the-art description of different areas in the context of multilingualism and multilingual communication
- presents a critical appraisal of the relevance of the field,
- offers solutions of everyday language-related problems
- international handbook with contributions from renown experts in the field
- 24,0 x 16,0 cm
- XX, 586 Seiten
- DE GRUYTER MOUTON
- Angewandte Linguistik; Soziolinguistik
- Research Libraries, Everybody with an Academic Background who is interested in Bilingualism (Teachers, Academics, Social Workers, Politicians, Specialists on Minority Languages and Immigration, Counsellors, Advanced Students of Linguistics, Psychology, Sociology, Anthropology)
"Editors Peter Auer and Li Wei make a convincing case for a critically reflexive problem-solving approach when they ask whether it would make more sense to regard monolingualism as a problem. It provides a good starting place for anyone looking for a current overview of issues and approaches."
Suzanne Romaine in: Language 1/2009