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First Names and Globalization

Gerritzen, D. (2008) First Names and Globalization.

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Official URL: http://www.naamkunde.net/images/pdf/GerritzenICOS23.pdf

Abstract

Changes in society are reflected in the names that parents choose for their children. An important aspect of today's social transition concerns the effect of increasing globalization. A study of naming trends in the Western world made clear that in many countries international names are dominant. Since the media play a crucial role here special attention is paid to this factor, focusing especially on television and the internet.

Item Type:Lecture
Institutes:Meertens instituut
ID Code:8747
Deposited On:29 Jan 2009 01:00
Last Modified:17 Nov 2011 13:09

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