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  1. Language and Superdiversity

    Edited by Karel Arnaut, Jan Blommaert, Ben Rampton, Massimiliano Spotti

    A first synthesis of work done in sociolinguistic superdiversity, this volume offers a substantial introduction to the field and the issues and state-of-the-art research papers organized around three themes: Sketching the paradigm, Sociolinguistic complexity, Policing complexity. The focus is to...

    To Be Published November 1st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Grassroots Literacy

    Writing, Identity and Voice in Central Africa

    By Jan Blommaert

    Series: Literacies

    What effect has globalization had on our understanding of literacy? Grassroots Literacy seeks to address the relationship between globalization and the widening gap between ‘grassroots’ literacies, or writings from ordinary people and local communities, and ‘elite’ literacies. Displaced from their...

    Published June 2nd 2008 by Routledge

  3. Debating Diversity

    Analysing the Discourse of Tolerance

    By Jan Blommaert, Jef Verschueren

    Immigration, racism and nationalism have become hotly debated issues in the Western world. This highly original and controversial work focuses on the language used by the vast majority who regard themselves as being open to a multi-cultural society.Using Belgium as a case study and drawing...

    Published August 13th 1998 by Routledge

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