This book focuses on lesser known sociolinguistic systems, from regions of Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, South America, the Caucasus, Slavic regions and the European Mediterranean and specific speech communities and challenges the predominance of mainstream sociolinguistic theories. The specialist...
To Be Published June 2nd 2015 by Routledge
Transformations and Prospects
Despite its monolingual self-image, Japan is multilingual and growing more so due to indigenous minority language revitalization and as an effect of migration. Besides Japan's autochthonous languages such as the Ainu and Ryukyuan languages, there are more than 75,000 immigrant children in the...
Published April 14th 2013 by Routledge