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  1. Language and Superdiversity

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

    A first synthesis of work done in sociolinguistic superdiversity, this volume offers a substantial introduction to the field and the issues, state-of-the-art research, and commentary. The focus is to show how complexity rather than plurality can serve as a lens through which an equally vast range...

    To Be Published June 14th 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 1st 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 12th 1998 by Routledge

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