Multilingualism and the new economy

Authored by: Alexandre DuchĂȘne , Monica Heller

The Routledge Handbook of Multilingualism

Print publication date:  May  2012
Online publication date:  May  2012

Print ISBN: 9780415496476
eBook ISBN: 9780203154427
Adobe ISBN: 9781136578144

10.4324/9780203154427.ch21

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Abstract

This chapter examines how multilingualism has become an integral part of the new economy. Our objective is to explore the impact that economic transformations have had on language and multilingual practices, as well as to consider multilingualism as both a product and process of economic activity.

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