Language and Poverty (Multilingual Matters) By Wayne Harbert, Sally McConnell-Ginet, Amanda Miller
Publisher: Multilingual Matters 2008 | 184 Pages | ISBN: 1847691188 | PDF | 1 MB
This volume explores the complex interactions of language with economic resources. How does poverty affect language survival? How is the economic status of individuals affected by the languages they do or do not speak? The authors address these questions from multiple perspectives, drawing on linguistics, language policy and planning, economics, anthropology, and sociology.