Language and Society in a Changing Italy Author: Arturo Tosi

Format:
Paperback - 304 pages
Related Formats:
Hardback PDF 
ISBN:
9781853595004
Published:
18 Dec 2000
Series:
Multilingual Matters
Publisher:
Multilingual Matters
Dimensions:
210 x 148
Availability:
Available

Summary

This book examines the interrelation between language and society in contemporary Italy. It aims to provide an up to date account of linguistic diversity, social variation, special codes and language varieties within Italian society, and in situations of language contact both within and outside Italy.

Author Biography:

Arturo Tosi is Professor of Italian at Royal Holloway, University of London and Professor of Sociolinguistics at Siena University, Italy. His research interests include sociolinguistics, contact linguistics, translation studies, the language question in Europe and educational and language policy.





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