chapter  8
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The Fight of a Minority Language Against the Force of Globalization: The Case of Catalan on the Internet

ByJOSEP LLUÍS MICÓ AND PERE MASIP

Globalization, which often materializes through new information and communication technologies, is usually considered almost exclusively in economic terms, often as a synonym for global capitalism. However, it is necessary to approach globalization as a complex series of processes; it is a heterogeneous phenomenon that includes transformations in spatial and temporal relationships, social practices, and forms of representation.