Language as commodity : global structures, local marketplaces /

This text engages with languages policies and positions in relation to the roles and functions these languages adopt. It examines the 'value' of languages, defined in terms of the power they have in the global marketplace as much as within the complex matrices of the local socio-politics.

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Other Authors: Rubdy, Rani., Tan, Peter K. W.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London ; New York : Continuum, ©2008.
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Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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