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Globalization of language and culture in Asia [electronic resource] : the impact of globalization processes on language / edited by Viniti Vaish.

Contributor(s): Vaish, Viniti, 1964-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Advances in sociolinguistics: Publisher: London ; New York : Continuum, c2010Description: 1 online resource (ix, 245 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9781441129574 (electronic bk.); 144112957X (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Language and culture -- Asia | Culture and globalization -- Asia | Social Science | LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Linguistics -- Sociolinguistics | Sprache | Kultur | Globalisierung | AsienGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Globalization of language and culture in Asia.DDC classification: 306.44095 Online resources: EBSCOhost Summary: The impact of globalization processes on language is an emergent field in sociolinguistics.� To date there has not been an in-depth look at this in Asia, although Asia includes the two most populous globalizing economies of the world, India and China. Covering the major themes in the field of globalization and language, this book will take a look at topics such as English emerging as the medium of instruction for subjects like mathematics and science.�Another�theme is the rise of Mandarin as a potentially 'global' language networking the Chinese diaspora.� The cultural cont.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

The impact of globalization processes on language is an emergent field in sociolinguistics.� To date there has not been an in-depth look at this in Asia, although Asia includes the two most populous globalizing economies of the world, India and China. Covering the major themes in the field of globalization and language, this book will take a look at topics such as English emerging as the medium of instruction for subjects like mathematics and science.�Another�theme is the rise of Mandarin as a potentially 'global' language networking the Chinese diaspora.� The cultural cont.

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