Language Regimes in Transformation: Future Prospects for German and Japanese in Science, Economy, and Politics (Contributions to the Sociology of Lang
By: Florian Coulmas (editor)Hardback
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Globalization has many faces. One of them is the transformation of language regimes caused by the spread of English. This book provides an in-depth account of how two highly developed all-purpose national languages, Japanese and German, are affected by this process. In the international arena, they no longer compete with English, but their status as foreign languages in third countries as well as in their home countries is in flux. Original empirical and theoretical contributions are presented in this up-to-date study of language regime change.
Florian Coulmas, German Institute for Japanese Studies Tokyo, Japan & University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany.
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