The Multilingual Internet: Language, Culture, and Communication Online

By Brenda Danet

Thirds of world web clients are non-English audio system. regardless of this, such a lot scholarly literature on the net and computer-mediated-communication (CMC) focuses completely on English. this is often the 1st ebook dedicated to reading net similar CMC in languages except English. the amount collects 18 new articles on aspects of language and net use, all of which revolve round numerous principal themes: writing structures, the constitution and lines of neighborhood languages and the way they have an effect on web use, code switching among a number of languages, gender matters, public coverage concerns, and so forth.

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