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Title:
Contemporary applied linguistics. Volume 2, Linguistics for the real world
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London ; New York, NY : Continuum, c2009-
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9780826496812
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x, 246 p. : ill.
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Continuum contemporary studies in linguistics
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English
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Summary

Written by internationally renowned academics, this volume provides a snapshot of the field of applied linguistics, and illustrates how linguistics is informing and engaging with neighbouring disciplines.

Chapters in this second volume present an overview of new (and interdisciplinary) applications of linguistics to such diverse fields as economics, law, religion, tourism, media studies and health care.¿ Both volumes represent the best of current practice in applied linguistics, and will be invaluable to students and researchers looking for an overview of the field.


Table of Contents

Introduction: Language in the globalized world
1 Multilingualism, gender and globalisationAneta Pavlenko
2 Language and economyFlorian Coulmas
3 Linguistic diversity, biodiversity and povertySuzanne Romaine
4 Discourse in organizations and workplaceBritt-Louise Gunnarsson
5 Multimodal discoursesGu Yueguo
6 Language and cultureNick Enfield
7 Language in legal contexts/forensic linguisticsJohn Gibbons
8 Translation and politicsChristina Schaeffner
9 Religious language managementBernard Spolsky
10 Language and the BrainMarjorie Lorch
11 Clinical linguisticsMartin Ball
12 Sign linguistics, sign language learning and sign bilingualismGary Morgan