Linguistic landscapes : a comparative study of urban multilingualism in Tokyo
Part of the Multilingual Matters series
"Linguistic Landscapes" is the first comprehensive approach to language on signs.
It provides an up-to-date review of previous research, introduces a coherent analytical framework, and applies this framework to a sample of signs collected in Tokyo. "Linguistic Landscapes" demonstrates that the study of language on signs provides a unique research perspective to urban multilingualism.