Professor Jan Blommaert

Project Investigator
Tilburg University
Tilburg University Room D 208, PO Box 90153, 5000 LE Tilburg, The Netherlands
+31 13 466 3770

Jan Blommaert has published widely on language ideologies and language inequality in Africa and Europe, with highlights such as The Sociolinguistics of Globalization (Cambridge University Press, 2010), Grassroots Literacy (Routledge, 2008), Discourse: A Critical Introduction (Cambridge University Press 2005), Language Ideological Debates (edited, Mouton de Gruyter 1999), State Ideology and Language in Tanzania (Köppe 1999) and Debating Diversity (with Jef Verschueren, Routledge 1998).



Blommaert,J.2009. Grassroots Literacy:Writing, Identity andVoice in Africa. London: Routledge,208pp, ISBN 8-0-415-42630-5
Blommaert,J.2009.Language, asylum and the nationalorder.Current Anthropology50/4.
Blommaert,J.2010 on Hymes.Specialissue,Text& Talk 29/3: 239-369
Blommaert, J. 2010. The Sociolinguistics of Globalization. Cambridge, Cambridge University Press.
Blommaert, J. (2010). Obituary: Dell Hymes (1927-2009). Journal of Sociolinguistics, 14, 682-686. 
Blommaert, J. & Dong, J. (2010). Ethnografic fieldwork: A beginner's guide. Bristol: Multilingual Matters. 
Blommaert, J. & Dong, J. (2010). Language and movement in space. In N. Coupland (Ed.), Handbook of language and globalisation. Oxford: Blackwell.
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