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Language policy and political economy : English in a global context

Author: Thomas Ricento
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This edited volume will articulate a new framework for language policy research that explores the connections between language policy and political economy in its analysis of how English affects the status of other languages in countries, specifically those where English is now spoken as a foreign or additional language.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Ricento
ISBN: 9780199363407 0199363404
OCLC Number: 900818182
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Contents: Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; Notes on Contributors; List of Tables; Introduction: Language Policy and Political Economy-Thomas Ricento; Part I: Political Theory and Political Economy in Language Policy Research on English as a Global Language; 1. Political Economy and English as a "Global" Language-Thomas Ricento; 2. Global English and the Limits of Liberalism: Confronting Global Capitalism and Challenges to the Nation-State-Peter Ives; 3. Language Policy and Global Political Economy-Jeff Bale; 4. Language, Hegemony, and Economy-Glyn Williams Part II: Political Economy and Global English: Case Studies5. The Economics of English in Europe-François Grin; 6. Language Education, Economic Development, and Participation in the Greater Mekong Subregion-Paul Bruthiaux; 7. Neoliberalism as Language Policy-Ingrid Piller and Jinhyun Cho; 8. Why English Dominates the Central Economy: An Economic Perspective on "Elite Closure" and South African Language Policy -Laurence Wright; 9. Narratives of Globalization in Language Politics in India -Selma K. Sonntag; Part III: Global English, Development, and Democracy 10. The Ground Floor of the World: On the Socioeconomic Consequences of Linguistic Globalization-Philippe Van Parijs11. Linguistic Diversity and Global English: The Pushmi-Pullyu of Language Policy and Political Economy-Suzanne Romaine; 12. "English," the Global Lingua Franca?-Thomas Ricento; Index
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Language Policy and Political Economy is superbly conceived and executed, rewarding readers as both a coherent collective and in individual essays. * Vaidehi Ramanathan, Sociolinguistics * Ricento's Read more...

 
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