Monday, January 09, 2006

Multilingualism on the Internet

Go to the website for the issue.

This is a special issue of the International Journal on Multicultural Societies published by UNESCO. (Vol. 6, No. 1, February 2004) It reports on research undertaken in the framework of UNESCO’s multidisciplinary project Initiative B@bel. The article included are:
"Globalization, Transnational Communication and the Internet" by David Block;
"An Analysis of the Language Repertoires of Students in Higher Education and their Language Choices on the Internet" (Ukraine, Poland, Macedonia, Italy, France, Tanzania, Oman and Indonesia) by Helen Kelly Holmes;
"From the Oral Tradition to the Information Era: the Case of Tanzania" by Safari Mafu;
"The Internet in Arabic-speaking Settings: a Case Study" by Richard Peel;
"Japanese Speakers and the Internet" by Helen Gerrard and Sachiko Nakamura.

There is a related Editorial by Matthias Koenig amd a "Thematic Introduction" by Sue Wright.

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