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LINGUIST List 20.4129

Wed Dec 02 2009

Books: Applied Ling/Socioling: Bianco, Orton, Yihong (Eds)

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        1.    Elinor Robertson, China and English: Bianco, Orton, Yihong (Eds)

Message 1: China and English: Bianco, Orton, Yihong (Eds)
Date: 02-Dec-2009
From: Elinor Robertson <marketingmultilingual-matters.com>
Subject: China and English: Bianco, Orton, Yihong (Eds)
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Title: China and English
Subtitle: Globalisation and the Dilemmas of Identity
Series Title: Critical Language and Literacy Studies
Published: 2009
Publisher: Multilingual Matters
                http://www.multilingual-matters.com/

Book URL: http://www.multilingual-matters.com/display.asp?isb=9781847692283

Editor: Joseph Lo Bianco
Editor: Jane Orton
Editor: Gao Yihong
Hardback: ISBN: 184769229X 9781847692290 Pages: 336 Price: U.S. $ 129.95
Hardback: ISBN: 184769229X 9781847692290 Pages: 336 Price: U.K. £ 69.95
Paperback: ISBN: 1847692281 9781847692283 Pages: 336 Price: U.K. £ 24.95
Paperback: ISBN: 1847692281 9781847692283 Pages: 336 Price: U.S. $ 49.95
Abstract:

It has been said there are more Chinese learning English than there are
Americans. We all have a sense that the first decades of the third
millennium, including the effects of the global financial recession, signal
dramatic changes to the shape of the world to come. China's emergence as a
superpower is one of the few certainties in this rapidly changing world.
What is less well realised is the critical role which China's decisions
about English will play in the world's communication profile. This unique
volume explores this question looking at the debates on identity, cultural
values and communication practices. Taking a wide-ranging view and uniquely
blending both Chinese and Western perspectives the volume explores the
critically important cultural consequences of mass English learning in
today's world.

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
                            Sociolinguistics

Subject Language(s): English (eng)

Written In: English (eng )

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