The Handbook of Bilingualism and Multilingualism

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Tej K. Bhatia, William C. Ritchie
Wiley, Sep 19, 2012 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 968 pages
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**Honored as a 2013 Choice Outstanding Academic Title**

Comprising state-of-the-art research, this substantially expanded and revised Handbook discusses the latest global and interdisciplinary issues across bilingualism and multilingualism.
  • Includes the addition of ten new authors to the contributor team, and coverage of seven new topics ranging from global media to heritage language learning
  • Provides extensively revised coverage of bilingual and multilingual communities, polyglot aphasia, creolization, indigenization, linguistic ecology and endangered languages, multilingualism, and forensic linguistics
  • Brings together a global team of internationally-renowned researchers from different disciplines
  • Covers a wide variety of topics, ranging from neuro- and psycho-linguistic research to studies of media and psychological counseling
  • Assesses the latest issues in worldwide linguistics, including the phenomena and the conceptualization of 'hyperglobalization', and emphasizes geographical centers of global conflict and commerce

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About the author (2012)

Tej K. Bhatia is Professor of Linguistics and Director of South Asian Languages at Syracuse University. He is a recipient of the Chancellor’s Citation Award for excellence in research. Publications include Colloquial Urdu: The Complete Course for Beginners (2000), Colloquial Hindi: The Complete Course for Beginners, 2nd Edition (2007), Advertising and Marketing in Rural India, 2nd Edition (2007), and The New Handbook of Second Language Acquisition (co-edited with William C. Ritchie, 2009).

William C. Ritchie is Associate Professor of Linguistics at Syracuse University. His publications include an edited volume entitled Second Language Acquisition Research: Issues and Implications (1978). He has co-edited four handbooks with Tej K. Bhatia, including Handbook of Child Language Acquisition (1999).

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