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Authors/Editors: Danet, Brenda & Susan C. Herring (eds).
Title: The Multilingual Internet. Language, Culture, and Communication.
Year: 2007
Publisher: Oxford: Oxford University Press
Pages: 464 pp
Publication type: Book — edited volume
DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304794.001.0001
Language: English
Keyword(s): code-switching ; communication ; internet ; language and culture ; multilingualism
Annotation: This book explores Internet related computer-mediated-communication in languages other than English, including non-native English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Arabic, Chinese, Thai and Japanese. Central topics covered include: writing systems, the impact of local languages' structure and characteristics on internet use, code-switching between various languages, gender issues, public policy issues, etc.