The Routledge Handbook of Language and Superdiversity

1st Edition

Angela Creese, Adrian Blackledge

Routledge
Published March 6, 2018
Reference - 536 Pages - 49 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138905092 - CAT# Y185740
Series: Routledge Handbooks in Applied Linguistics

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Summary

The Routledge Handbook of Language and Superdiversity provides an accessible and authoritative overview of this growing area, the linguistic analysis of interaction in superdiverse cities. Developed as a descriptive term to account for the increasingly stratified processes and effects of migration in Western Europe, ‘superdiversity’ has the potential to contribute to an enhanced understanding of mobility, complexity, and change, with theoretical, practical, global, and methodological reach.

With seven sections edited by leading names, the handbook includes 35 state-of-the art chapters from international authorities. The handbook adopts a truly interdisciplinary approach, covering:

  • Cultural heritage
  • Sport
  • Law
  • Education
  • Business and entrepreneurship.

The result is a truly comprehensive account of how people live, work and communicate in superdiverse spaces.

This volume is key reading for all those engaged in the study and research of Language and Superdiversity within Applied Linguistics, Linguistic Anthropology and related areas.

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