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Multilingual Identities in a Global City: London Stories

Multilingual Identities in a Global City: London Stories (Paperback)

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Opening with a discussion of the key issues of globalization, migration, multiculturalism, multilingualism and global cities, David Block then turns to four detailed case studies: East Asian students living and working in London; foreign language teachers from France; London's growing Latino community; and second generation South Asian university students. Via these case studies the book explores the ambivalent and multi-layered identities of individuals who have crossed geographical and psychological borders during the course of their lifetimes and settled in London, the quintessential global city.

Languages with Grant & CutlerLearning & Reference By SubjectSociolinguisticsLanguages with Grant & CutlerLinguisticsPsycholinguisticsPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial groupsEthnic studiesPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial groupsUrban communitiesPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial issues & processesGlobalization Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan Publication Date: 22/11/2005 ISBN-13: 9780230554344  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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SIAN PREECE is Senior Lecturer in Educational Development at the University of Westminster, London, UK, and Course Leader of Postgraduate Certificate, Diploma and MA in Higher Education

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