Singapore’s Balancing Act, from the Perspective of the Linguistic Landscape

@article{Tan2014SingaporesBA,
  title={Singapore’s Balancing Act, from the Perspective of the Linguistic Landscape},
  author={Peter K. W. Tan},
  journal={Sojourn: Journal of Social Issues in Southeast Asia},
  year={2014},
  volume={29},
  pages={438 - 466}
}
  • Peter K. W. Tan
  • Published 1 July 2014
  • Linguistics
  • Sojourn: Journal of Social Issues in Southeast Asia
Messages displayed or exposed in public spaces have begun to receive attention from scholars, as they turn to the study of what has been referred to as the linguistic landscape or as geosemiotics — if we consider how the text interacts with the social and physical world. Like traditional media, these messages are also public communication, in that the designated audience is the general passer-by rather than specific individuals. In multilingual and multicultural areas of the world, the extent… 

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