Bridging Linguistics and Economics

Author:   Cecile B. Vigouroux (Simon Fraser University, British Columbia) ,  Salikoko S. Mufwene (University of Chicago)
Publisher:   Cambridge University Press
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9781108479332


Pages:   312
Publication Date:   19 March 2020
Format:   Hardback
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Author:   Cecile B. Vigouroux (Simon Fraser University, British Columbia) ,  Salikoko S. Mufwene (University of Chicago)
Publisher:   Cambridge University Press
Imprint:   Cambridge University Press
Dimensions:   Width: 15.60cm , Height: 1.80cm , Length: 23.50cm
Weight:   0.490kg
ISBN:  

9781108479332


ISBN 10:   1108479332
Pages:   312
Publication Date:   19 March 2020
Audience:   Professional and scholarly ,  Professional & Vocational
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In stock   Availability explained
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Table of Contents

1. Do linguists need economics and economists linguistics? Cecile B. Vigouroux and Salikoko S. Mufwene; 2. Economists do need linguists Victor Ginsburgh and Shlomo Weber; 3. The invisibility of linguistic diversity online: reflections on the political economy of digital communication Ana Deumert; 4. Evaluating language policy and planning: an introduction to the economics approach Michele Gazzola, Francois Grin and Francois Vaillancourt; 5. The economics of language diversity and language resilience in the Balkans Adam D. Clark-Joseph and Brian D. Joseph; 6. Determinants of bilingualism among children: an economic analysis Barry R. Chiswick and Marina Gindelsky; 7. Economy and language in Africa Paulin G. Djite; 8. The unequal exchange of texts in the world language system Abram de Swaan; 9. Language economics and language rights John Edwards.

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'Bridging Linguistics and Economics integrates the complex, highly interlinked fields of linguistics and economics in many admirable, creative and thought-provoking ways. Linguists and economists will benefit - and likely probe their previously-held conceptions.' W. Travis Selmier II, Indiana University


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Cecile B. Vigouroux is an Associate Professor of French Sociolinguistics at Simon Fraser University, British Columbia. She has co-edited with Salikoko S. Mufwene Globalization and Language Vitality (2008) and Colonisation, globalisation, vitalite du francais (2014). Salikoko S. Mufwene is the Frank J. McLoraine Distinguished Professor Linguistics at the University of Chicago. He holds a Medaillle du College de France and was inducted as a fellow of the Linguistic Society of America for his distinguished contribution to linguistics. He is the founding editor of Cambridge Approaches to Language Contact.

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