By Keijiro Otsuka
By Keijiro Otsuka
By Peter Auer, Li Wei
This quantity is an updated, concise advent to bilingualism and multilingualism in faculties, within the place of work, and in overseas associations in a globalized global. The authors use a problem-solving method and ask huge questions on bilingualism and multilingualism in society, together with the query of language acquisition as opposed to upkeep of bilingualism. Key good points: - presents a cutting-edge description of other components within the context of multilingualism and multilingual communique - provides a serious appraisal of the relevance of the sector, - deals recommendations of daily language-related difficulties - overseas guide with contributions from well known specialists within the box
By Peter C Bell BSc (eds.)
By George Ritzer
Essentials of Globalization is a hugely helpful compact variation of the author's full-scale textbook, Globalization: A simple Text. The Essentials is written in a mode available to undergraduates, and attracts on either educational and renowned resources in its reasons.
By Colin Hay, David Marsh
Globalization has, inside of educational, political and company circles alike, turn into the buzz-word of the Nineties, conjuring an ever-growing range of institutions, connotations and attendant mythologies. during this quantity a exceptional array of foreign lecturers check the contribution of the globalization thesis, in its numerous guises, to our figuring out of social, political and monetary switch in modern societies. The authors solid a serious and, largely, sceptical gaze over the various usually wildly exaggerated and wilfully extrapolated claims made within the identify of globalization, while looking to go beyond the disciplinary shackles that experience come to symbolize, as they've got come to restrict, our realizing of the dynamic methods and mechanisms of globalization. They divulge, problem and demystify lots of our intuitive assumptions approximately this advanced and contested technique, constructing a particular 'third wave' point of view at the phenomena variously often called monetary, political, social and cultural globalization.
By Hanefeld, Johanna
By David Hirsh
The various world’s 7000 documented language teams are endangered as a result of falling charges of language and tradition transmission from one new release to the following. a few endangered language teams were the point of interest of efforts to opposite styles of linguistic and cultural loss, with variable good fortune. This publication provides case reports of endangered language teams from Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe and the Pacific (including Bisu, Iban, Iquito, Quechua, Wawa, Yi and signal languages) and in their linked wisdom and trust structures, to focus on the significance of protecting linguistic and cultural variety. problems with id and delight emerge in the e-book, along dialogue of language and tradition coverage.
Migrants give a contribution to the commercial development in their host nations in lots of methods, bringing new talents and potential with them and aiding to lessen labour shortages. a side that has obtained simply constrained recognition prior to now is migrants contribution to entrepreneurial task and employment construction of their host countries. In OECD international locations, entrepreneurship is a bit of larger between immigrants than natives and the complete variety of folks hired in migrant companies is massive, even supposing the survival price of those companies is frequently under that in their local opposite numbers. Migrant entrepreneurship has long gone past conventional ethnic companies, right into a wide variety of sectors and cutting edge parts. better wisdom of migrant entrepreneurship is vital if coverage makers are to higher help migrant organisations and their function in monetary development and task production. moreover, expanding expertise of the confident function that migrants can play as marketers may give a contribution to a extra balanced public debate on immigration. Taking a cross-country standpoint, this booklet sheds mild on those concerns and extra, discussing coverage innovations to foster the advance and good fortune of migrant companies. it's a compilation of papers awarded at a June 2010 convention organised via the OECD Secretariat, with the monetary aid of the Swedish and Turkish professionals, and the Dutch-Turkish Businessmen organization (HOTIAD). http://www.oecd.org/els/migration/entrepreneurship
By Chandra Chari
This ebook specializes in how the united states may perhaps adapt its overseas coverage projects to slot in with the growing to be aspirations of a multipolar global for a extra balanced foreign order. Written via best students, equivalent to Joseph Nye, Eric Hobsbawm and Akira Iriye, the quantity examines if the absence of a superpower prestige may bring about anarchy, or if another is feasible. In view of the globalization approach and the altering perceptions folks hegemony within the numerous areas of the area, it addresses the potential for re-examining and redefining the 19th century classical stability of strength. Divided into sections, it analyzes: international views on struggle, peace and hegemony, and the position of the U.S. each one sector of the area within the context of the unfolding strategies of globalization; many of the ways that fiscal and socio-political corporations are impacting inter- and intra-regionally; and the position of the USA vis-a-vis the person international locations and areas.
By Stéphane Paquin, Guy LaChappelle
Modern globalization is remodeling and undermining the position of the countryside, inflicting it to lose its grip on either the nationwide economic system and id. this can be a penetrating analysis of this phenomenon and an explorationn of how governments - nationwide, neighborhood, neighborhood, worldwide city-regions - can respond.
This unique collection of essays discusses the effect of globalization on realms and the foreign method, the ensuing political and sociological fragmentation of countries, and the increase of a number of identities inside of these international locations. those essays uniquely examine the dramatic influence of globalization on governance, outlining how sub-state 'governments' have now develop into foreign actors.
This volume delivers a key insight into the best way globalization is reshaping political relationships, and should be of curiosity to scholars of politics, overseas experiences and globalization.