The Linguistic Landscape of Chinatown

The Linguistic Landscape of Chinatown

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This book presents a sociolinguistic ethnography of the linguistic landscape of Chinatown in Washington, DC. The book sheds a unique light on the impact of urban development on traditionally ethnic neighbourhoods and discusses the various historical, social and cultural factors that contribute to this area’s shifting linguistic landscape. Based on fieldwork, interviews with residents and visitors and analysis of community meetings and public policies, it provides… (more)

Book Details  

Publisher: Multilingual Matters (April 28, 2016)

Collection: Encounters

Format: EPUB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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