By Catherine Miller, Enam Al-Wer, Dominique Caubet, Janet C.E. Watson
Filling a niche within the literature at present to be had at the subject, this edited assortment is the 1st exam of the interaction among urbanization, language edition and language switch in fifteen significant Arab towns. The Arab international offers very differing types and levels of urbanization, from good verified previous capital-cities comparable to Cairo to new rising capital-cities akin to Amman or Nouakchott, those in flip embedded in several forms of nationwide development. it truly is those city settings which elevate questions in regards to the dynamics of homogenization/differentiation and the tactics of standardization end result of the coexistence of competing linguistic versions. themes investigated comprise: background of payment The linguistic influence of migration The emergence of recent city vernaculars Dialect convergence and divergence Code-switching, early life language and new city tradition Arabic within the Diaspora Arabic between non-Arab teams. Containing a large number of case stories from around the Arab international and that includes contributions from top city sociolinguistics and dialectologists, this e-book offers a clean method of our realizing of the interplay among language, society and area. As such, the publication will entice the linguist in addition to to the social scientist ordinarily.
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Arabic in the City (Routledge Arabic Linguistics) by Catherine Miller, Enam Al-Wer, Dominique Caubet, Janet C.E. Watson