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Academic writing in a global context : the politics and practices of publishing in English

Author: Theresa M Lillis; Mary Jane Curry
Publisher: Milton Park, Abingdon ; New York : Routledge, 2010.
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Academic Writing in a Global Context addresses the issue of the pressure on academics worldwide to produce their work in English in scholarly publishing, and why the growth of the use of academic English matters. Drawing on an eight year 'text-ethnographic' study of the experiences of fifty scholars working in Europe, this book discusses these questions at both a macro and micro level - through discussions of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Lillis, Theresa M., 1956-
Academic writing in a global context.
Milton Park, Abingdon ; New York : Routledge, 2010
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Theresa M Lillis; Mary Jane Curry
ISBN: 9781136977527 113697752X 0415468817 9780415468817 0415468833 9780415468831 0203852583 9780203852583
OCLC Number: 827207169
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 203 pages) : illustrations
Contents: English and the politics of academic knowledge production --
Writing for publication in a globalized world : interests, regulations, and rewards --
Mobilizing resources for text production : academic research networks --
Texts and literacy brokers --
Staying 'local', going 'global', working at enlightenment science --
Boundaries and stratification in the global academic dystopia --
De-centering academic centering academic text production and evaluation practices.
Responsibility: Theresa Lillis and Mary Jane Curry.

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