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LINGUIST List 22.2978

Thu Jul 21 2011

Books: Applied Ling/Socioling: Preisler, Klitgård, Fabricius (Eds)

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        1.     Elinor Robertson , Language and Learning in the International University: Preisler, Klitgård, Fabricius (Eds)

Message 1: Language and Learning in the International University: Preisler, Klitgård, Fabricius (Eds)
Date: 21-Jul-2011
From: Elinor Robertson <marketingmultilingual-matters.com>
Subject: Language and Learning in the International University: Preisler, Klitgård, Fabricius (Eds)
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Title: Language and Learning in the International University
Subtitle: From English Uniformity to Diversity and Hybridity
Series Title: Languages for Intercultural Communication and Education
Published: 2011
Publisher: Multilingual Matters
                http://www.multilingual-matters.com/

Book URL: http://www.multilingual-matters.com/display.asp?isb=9781847694133

Editor: Bent Preisler
Editor: Ida Klitgård
Editor: Anne H Fabricius
Hardback: ISBN: 9781847694140 Pages: 272 Price: U.S. $ 129.95
Hardback: ISBN: 9781847694140 Pages: 272 Price: U.K. £ 79.95
Paperback: ISBN: 9781847694133 Pages: 272 Price: U.K. £ 29.95
Paperback: ISBN: 9781847694133 Pages: 272 Price: U.S. $ 39.95
Abstract:

This book views the international university as a microcosm of a world
where internationalization does not equate with across-the-board use of
English, but rather with the practice of linguistic and cultural diversity,
even in the face of Anglophone dominance. The globalization-localization
continuum manifests itself in every university trying to adopt
internationalization strategies. The many cases of language and learning
issues presented in this book, from universities representing different
parts of the world, are all manifestations of a multidimensional space
encompassing local vs. global, diversification vs. Anglicization. The
internationalization of universities represents a new cultural and
linguistic hybridity with the potential to develop new forms of identities
unfettered by traditional 'us-and-them' binary thinking, and a new
open-mindedness about the roles of self and others, resulting in new
patterns of communicative (educational and social) practices.

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
                            Sociolinguistics

Written In: English (eng )

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