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English language as hydra : its impacts on non-English language cultures

Author: Vaughan Rapatahana; Pauline Bunce
Publisher: Bristol ; Buffalo : Multilingual Matters, 2012
Series: Linguistic diversity and language rights, 9
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book argues that the English language industry has become a swirling, beguiling monster, unashamedly intent on challenging local lingua-diversity and threatening individual identities. It brings  Read more...

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English language as hydra.
Bristol ; Buffalo : Multilingual Matters, 2012
(DLC) 2012009135
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Vaughan Rapatahana; Pauline Bunce
ISBN: 9781847697509 184769750X 9781847697493 1847697496 9781847697516 1847697518
OCLC Number: 921580934
Description: 1 online resource (xxv, 275 p.)
Contents: ContributorsAcknowledgementsSeries Editor's Note - Tove Skutnabb-KangasThe Genesis of this Book - Vaughan Rapatahana and Pauline BunceForeword - Robert PhillipsonIntroduction: English Language as Thief - Vaughan Rapatahana1. The Challenge - Ndaraca ya Thiomi: Languages as Bridges - Ng~ug~i wa Thiong'o2. English Language as Bully in the Republic of Nauru - Xavier Barker3. Out of Sight, Out of Mind... and Out of Line: Language Education in the Australian Indian Ocean Territory of the Cocos (Keeling) Islands - Pauline Bunce4. English Language as Juggernaut - Aboriginal English and Indigenous Languages in Australia - Robyn Ober and Jeanie Bell5. English Language as Nemesis for Maori - Graham Hingangaroa Smith and Vaughan Rapatahana6. A Personal Reflection: New Zealand Maori and English - Tamati Cairns7. The Malchemy of English in Sri Lanka: Reinforcing Inequality through Imposing Extra-Linguistic Value - Arjuna Parakrama8. English Language as Governess: Expatriate English Teaching Schemes in Hong Kong - Eugene Chen Eoyang, Pauline Bunce and Vaughan Rapatahana9. English Language as Auntie: Of 'Good Intentions' and a Pedagogy of Possibilities - ELT in the Philippines and its Effects on Children's Literacy Development - Lalaine F. Yanilla Aquino10. It's Not Always English: 'Duelling Aunties' in Brunei Darussalam - Noor Azam Haji-Othman11. English Language as Siren Song: Hope and Hazard in Post-Apartheid South Africa - Sandra Land12. English Language as Border-Crossing: Longing and Belonging in the South Korean Experience - Joseph Sung-Yul Park13. English and Mandarin in Singapore: Partners in Crime? - Rani Rubdy14. English Language as Intruder: The Effects of English Language Education in Colombia and South America - a Critical Perspective - Anne-Marie de MejiaAfterword: Could Heracles Have Gone About Things Differently? - Alastair PennycookCoda: One Colonial Language: One Great Tragic Epic. English in Malaysia and Beyond - Muhammad Haji Salleh
Series Title: Linguistic diversity and language rights, 9
Responsibility: edited by Vaughan Rapatahana and Pauline Bunce

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The engaged and politically accountable scholarship exhibited in this volume offer both example and hope for creating a more equitable linguistic world order. -- Ahmed Kabel, Al Akhawayn University Read more...

 
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