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LINGUIST List 23.3539

Thu Aug 23 2012

Books: Linguistics, Literature and Culture: Manan, Rahim (Eds)

Editor for this issue: Danniella Hornby <daniellalinguistlist.org>

Date: 20-Aug-2012
From: Chris Humphrey <chumphreyc-s-p.org>
Subject: Linguistics, Literature and Culture: Manan, Rahim (Eds)
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Title: Linguistics, Literature and Culture
Subtitle: Millennium Realities and Innovative Practices in Asia
Published: 2012
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
                http://www.c-s-p.org

Editor: Shakila Abdul Manan
Editor: Hajar Abdul Rahim
Hardback: ISBN: 9781443840156 Pages: 345 Price: ---- 49.99
Hardback: ISBN: 9781443840156 Pages: 345 Price: ---- 74.99
Abstract:

This book documents the changing realities in the fields of linguistics, literature and culture in Asia, resulting from globalization, modernisation and rapid technological development. It consists of sixteen essays by academics and researchers around the world, reflecting on the interface between the global and the local, and its impact on the local and regional languages, literatures and cultures of Asia. This scenario, which exemplifies language contact in action, is captured by the book mainly to demonstrate that linguistic negotiations, appropriations and indeed changes are not one-way. As such, their implications on language use, language choice, language policy and planning, literacy and pedagogy, identity, subjectivity and culture need to be closely examined. The uniqueness of this book lies in its attempt to showcase original research in a variety of multicultural settings. Its multi- and cross-disciplinary approach will appeal to a wide spectrum of readers from diverse backgrounds. This book will serve as a useful reference that is both scholarly and informative for researchers as well as academics in the fields of linguistics, literature and culture.

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
                            Ling & Literature
                            Sociolinguistics

Written In: English (eng)

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