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The handbook of language and globalization

Author: Nikolas Coupland
Publisher: Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2010.
Series: Blackwell handbooks in linguistics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"An enlightening and engaging collection by eminent intermational scholars. A major resource for the study of theoretical and pragmatic approaches to Global English, including concerns about m̀arginalization' and m̀urder' of languages." Braj B. Kachru, Professor Emeritus, University of Illionis.

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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nikolas Coupland
ISBN: 9781405175814 1405175818 9781118347171 111834717X
OCLC Number: 500823424
Description: ix, 662 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Sociolinguistics in the global era / Nikolas Coupland --
Part I. Global multilingualism, world languages and language systems: 1. Globalization, global English, and world English(es): Myths and facts / Salikoko Mufwene --
2. Global language systems / Abram de Swaan --
3. The global politics of language: Markets, maintenance, marginalisation or murder? / Tove Skutnabb-Kangas and Robert Phillipson --
4. World languages: Trends and futures / Ulrich Ammon --
5. Language policy and globalization / Thomas Ricento --
6. Panlingual globalization / Jonathan Pool --
7. The spread of global Spanish: From Cervantes to reggaetón / Clare Mar-Molinero --
8. New national languages in Eastern Europe / Brigitta Busch --
Part II. Global discourse in key domains and genres: 9. Localising the global on the participatory Web / Jannis Androutsopoulos --
10. Globalizing the local: The case of an Egyptian superhero comic / Theo van Leeuwen and Usama Suleiman --
11. Language and the globalizing habitus of tourism: Towards a sociolinguistics of fleeting relationships / Adam Jaworski and Crispin Thurlow --
12. Globalization and language teaching / David Block --
13. Discursive constructions of global war and terror / Adam Hodges --
14. Has God gone global? Religion, language and globalisation / Annabelle Mooney --
Part III. Language, values and markets under globalization: 15. Language as resource in the globalized new economy / Monica Heller --
16. Language and movement in space / Jan Blommaert and Jie Dong --
17. Indexing the local / Barbara Johnstone --
18. Ecolinguistics and globalization / Arran Stibbe --
19. The Chinese discourse of human rights and glocalization / Shi-Xu --
20. Meanings of'globalization': east and west / Peter Garrett --
21. Languages and global marketing / Helen Kelly-Holmes --
Part IV. Language, distance and identities: 22. Shadows of discourse: Intercultural communication in global contexts / Claire Kramsch and Elizabeth Boner --
23. Unraveling post-colonial identity through language / Rakesh M. Bhatt --
24. At the intersection of gender, language and transnationalism / Ingrid Piller and Kimie Takahashi --
25. Globalization and gay language / William Leap --
26. Metroethnicities and metrolanguages / John C. Maher --
27. Popular cultures, popular languages and global identities / Alastair Pennycook --
28. Global representations of distant suffering / Lilie Chouliaraki --
29. Global media and the regime of lifestyle / David Machin and Theo van Leeuwen.
Series Title: Blackwell handbooks in linguistics.
Responsibility: edited by Nikolas Coupland.


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