Multilingualism in contexts: the relativity of time and space

Coleman, James A. (2009). Multilingualism in contexts: the relativity of time and space. In: Wiater, Werner and Videsott, Gerda eds. Migration und Mehrsprachigkeit. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, pp. 115–133.

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Abstract

This chapter is concerned with contexts: historical, geographical, societal, educational, technological and linguistic. It argues that multilingualism as a European political objective cannot be taken for granted, and that higher education policies designed to promote multilingualism must take into account evolving contextual particularities, and build on relevant research

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