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The Multilingual City: Vitality, Conflict and Change

Last Updated: 25 Mar 2017

Edited by: Lid King, Lorna Carson

Format: Paperback - 240 pages

ISBN: 9781783094769

Published: 26 Jan 2016

Publisher: Multilingual Matters

This book is an exploration of the vitality of multilingualism and of its critical importance in and for contemporary cities. It examines how the city has emerged as a key driver of the multilingual future, a concentration of different, changing cultures which somehow manage to create a new identity. The book uses the recent LUCIDE multilingual city reports as a basis for discussion and analysis, and deals with both societal and individual multilingualism in a way that draws on the full range of their historical, contemporary, visual/audible, psychological, educational and policy-oriented aspects. The book will be of interest to students and researchers of multilingualism, migration studies, European Studies, anthropology, sociology and urbanism. More information here...>>>