Geolinguistic Regions and Diasporas in the Age of Satellite Television

@article{Albizu2007GeolinguisticRA,
  title={Geolinguistic Regions and Diasporas in the Age of Satellite Television},
  author={Josu Albizu},
  journal={International Communication Gazette},
  year={2007},
  volume={69},
  pages={239 - 261}
}
  • Josu Albizu
  • Published 1 June 2007
  • Sociology
  • International Communication Gazette
Studies of the globalization processes in the communications media have frequently emphasized the planetary-scale diffusion of the dominant cultural and linguistic models. This is undoubtedly a clearly observable tendency of our age. However, at the same time different tendencies can be observed through which globalization is also affecting other languages and cultures, which have no choice but to globalize themselves since they belong to less favoured communities. This is the case, for example… 

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