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Published: 01 December 2015

288 Pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199947195

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Sustaining the Nation

The Making and Moving of Language and Nation

Monica Heller, Lindsay A. Bell, Michelle Daveluy, Mireille McLaughlin, and Hubert Noël

Oxford Studies in Sociolinguistics

  • Reverses the lens on discussions of nationalism and mobility by positing mobility as foundational and normal
  • Puts ethnographic flesh on recent calls in the social sciences for a "mobility turn"
  • Provides ethnographic evidence for the co-construction of mobility and mooring
  • Foregrounds trajectories over sites, and collaboration over individual research and writing

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