The material culture of multilingualism: moving beyond the linguistic landscape

  title={The material culture of multilingualism: moving beyond the linguistic landscape},
  author={Larissa Aronin and Muiris {\'O} Laoire},
  journal={International Journal of Multilingualism},
  pages={225 - 235}
Not all the constituents of societal or individual multilingualism (speaker, language, context and environment) have been researched equally to date. Multilingualism studies up to this juncture have theorised environment mostly as milieu, conceptualised usually in terms of people, i.e. community, family, school populations. Heretofore, the material culture of multilingualism has remained largely unresearched. This is surprising, since the environment of multilinguals is replete with material… 
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