The Study of Language and Communication in Urban Refugees: A Sociolinguistic & Bilingual/Biliteracy Introduction to the Case of Thailand and beyond is aimed at international readership, a field arguably the center of language-communication studies for asylum seekers and urban refugees. This engaging book provides revealing insights into daily language and communication practices among urban refugees in Thailand. It includes basic entries for those unfamiliar with a given topic, contextualizing the work for the twenty-first century during the age of globalization particularly in regard to diasporic asylum seeking and transnational resettlement. This text is an accessible companion for all levels of readers, assuming little or no prior background knowledge necessary. It explains key concepts and terminologies in single terms. Topics are singled out for state-of-art treatments, tailored to suit the needs of post-graduate level language-communication studies in conjunction to Southeast Asian studies before tackling formal language-communication studies.