Multiculturalism alive and well in Austria

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I love public libraries. Here in Sydney, our family regularly spends time in our local public library and in the Persian library in Parramatta. We treat public libraries a bit like an indoors park: a public space where we can enjoy books, events and “hanging out” without having to buy something as you have to in most other public spaces, such as malls or cafes. In that we are very similar to the visitors of the central library in Vienna, as a new fascinating ethnography demonstrates (Busch, 2009).
Original languageEnglish
Specialist publicationLanguage on the move
PublisherLanguage on the move
Publication statusPublished - 24 Nov 2010


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  • 200401 applied linguistics and educational linguistics
  • 200405 language in culture and society (sociolinguistics)

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