skip to content
Language as a local practice Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Language as a local practice

Author: Alastair Pennycook
Publisher: Milton Park, Abingdon ; New York : Routledge, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
Summary:
This work addresses the questions of language, locality and practice as a way of moving forward in our understanding of how language operates as an integrated social and spatial activity.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alastair Pennycook
ISBN: 9780415547505 0415547504 9780415547512 0415547512 9780203846223 0203846222
OCLC Number: 436311268
Description: vii, 167 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction: language as a local practice --
2. 'Press 1 for English': practice as the 'generic social thing' --
3. The reverend on ice again: similarity, difference and relocalization --
4. Talking in the city: the linguistic landscaping of locality --
5. Kerala tuskers: language as already local --
6. Alibangbang and ecologies of local language practices --
7. 'Molding hearts --
leading minds --
touching lives': practice as the new discourse? --
8. Conclusion: language as a local practice.
Responsibility: Alastair Pennycook.

Abstract:

This work addresses the questions of language, locality and practice as a way of moving forward in our understanding of how language operates as an integrated social and spatial activity.

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"Language as a Local Practice is one of the most refreshing linguistics books to appear in a decade. Weaving together different strands of current research, Alastair Pennycook provides new framings Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/436311268> # Language as a local practice
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
   library:oclcnum "436311268" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/enk> ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
   library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/322514328#Place/milton_park_abingdon> ; # Milton Park, Abingdon
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/322514328#Topic/language_theory> ; # Language theory
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/322514328#Topic/lokalisation> ; # Lokalisation
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/322514328#Topic/language_use> ; # Language use
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/322514328#Topic/pragmatics_local_aspects> ; # Pragmatics--Local aspects
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/322514328#Topic/soziolinguistik> ; # Soziolinguistik
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/322514328#Place/englisch> ; # Englisch.
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85074541> ; # Language and languages--Variation
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1123847> ; # Sociolinguistics
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/322514328#Topic/spraksociologi> ; # Språksociologi
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/322514328#Topic/englisch> ; # Englisch
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/992272> ; # Language and languages--Variation
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/322514328#Topic/sociolinguistics_local_aspects> ; # Sociolinguistics--Local aspects
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/306.44/e22/> ;
   schema:bookEdition "1st ed." ;
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/54295386> ; # Alastair Pennycook
   schema:datePublished "2010" ;
   schema:description "1. Introduction: language as a local practice -- 2. 'Press 1 for English': practice as the 'generic social thing' -- 3. The reverend on ice again: similarity, difference and relocalization -- 4. Talking in the city: the linguistic landscaping of locality -- 5. Kerala tuskers: language as already local -- 6. Alibangbang and ecologies of local language practices -- 7. 'Molding hearts -- leading minds -- touching lives': practice as the new discourse? -- 8. Conclusion: language as a local practice."@en ;
   schema:description "This work addresses the questions of language, locality and practice as a way of moving forward in our understanding of how language operates as an integrated social and spatial activity."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/322514328> ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:name "Language as a local practice"@en ;
   schema:productID "436311268" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/436311268#PublicationEvent/milton_park_abingdon_new_york_routledge_2010> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/322514328#Agent/routledge> ; # Routledge
   schema:url <http://bvbr.bib-bvb.de:8991/F?func=service&doc_library=BVB01&local_base=BVB01&doc_number=018968564&line_number=0001&func_code=DB_RECORDS&service_type=MEDIA> ;
   schema:url <http://www.dawsonera.com/depp/reader/protected/external/AbstractView/S9780203846223> ;
   schema:url <http://bvbr.bib-bvb.de:8991/F?func=service&doc_library=BVB01&local_base=BVB01&doc_number=018968564&line_number=0002&func_code=DB_RECORDS&service_type=MEDIA> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780203846223> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780415547505> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780415547512> ;
   umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GBA9C2673> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/436311268> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/322514328#Place/milton_park_abingdon> # Milton Park, Abingdon
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Milton Park, Abingdon" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/322514328#Topic/pragmatics_local_aspects> # Pragmatics--Local aspects
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Pragmatics--Local aspects"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/322514328#Topic/sociolinguistics_local_aspects> # Sociolinguistics--Local aspects
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Sociolinguistics--Local aspects"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85074541> # Language and languages--Variation
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Language and languages--Variation"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1123847> # Sociolinguistics
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Sociolinguistics"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/992272> # Language and languages--Variation
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Language and languages--Variation"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/54295386> # Alastair Pennycook
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1957" ;
   schema:familyName "Pennycook" ;
   schema:givenName "Alastair" ;
   schema:name "Alastair Pennycook" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780203846223>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0203846222" ;
   schema:isbn "9780203846223" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780415547505>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0415547504" ;
   schema:isbn "9780415547505" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780415547512>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0415547512" ;
   schema:isbn "9780415547512" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.