Globalization of Language and Culture in Asia

Globalization of Language and Culture in Asia

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The impact of globalization processes on language is an emergent field in sociolinguistics. To date there has not been an in-depth look at this in Asia, although Asia includes the two most populous globalizing economies of the world, India and China. Covering the major themes in the field of globalization and language, this book will take a look at topics such as English emerging as the medium of instruction for subjects like mathematics and science. Another theme is the rise of Mandarin as a potentially 'global' language networking the Chinese diaspora. The cultural contexts of Asia, specifically the Sinic, Hindu and Islamic civililizations give the processes of globalization and language a unique dimension. This book is suitable for researchers and postgraduate students in all fields of sociolinguistic enquiry.Thus the real issue is the equitable distribution of globalizationa#39;s benefits through appropriate public policy. ... In a polemical essay on the environment Shiva (2004 ) argues that a#39;Globalization is not the cross-cultural interaction of diverseanbsp;...


Title:Globalization of Language and Culture in Asia
Author: Viniti Vaish
Publisher:Bloomsbury Publishing - 2010-05-13
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