Description - Globalization and Language in the Spanish Speaking World by Clare Mar-Molinero
This volume considers the spread of Spanish today and particularly its role in the processes of globalization. Spanish is frequently dominant in contact with other languages. But how contested is its hegemony and how far does it threaten other languages? How are these other minoritized languages faring in a world of few strong, global languages?
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Author Biography - Clare Mar-Molinero
CLARE MAR-MOLINERO is Reader in Spanish and Head of Modern Languages at the University of Southampton, UK. She teaches and has published widely on language policies and on global Spanish. Her publications include The Politics of Language in the Spanish-speaking World (2000), The Spanish-Speaking World: Introduction to Sociolinguistic Issues (1997), Nationalism and the Nation in the Iberian Peninsula (co-edited with Angel Smith, 1996) and Language Ideologies, Policies and Practices: Language and the Future of Europe (co-edited with Patrick Stevenson, 2005). She is ch