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LINGUIST List 24.2127

Mon May 20 2013

Books: English and Development: Erling, Seargeant (Eds)

Editor for this issue: Rebekah McClure <rebekahlinguistlist.org>

Date: 20-May-2013
From: Laura Longworth <marketingmultilingual-matters.com>
Subject: English and Development: Erling, Seargeant (Eds)
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Title: English and Development
Subtitle: Policy, Pedagogy and Globalization
Series Title: Critical Language and Literacy Studies
Published: 2013
Publisher: Multilingual Matters
                http://www.multilingual-matters.com/

Book URL: http://www.multilingual-matters.com/display.asp?k=9781847699459

Editor: Elizabeth J. Erling
Editor: Philip Seargeant
Hardback: ISBN: 9781847699466 Pages: 296 Price: U.S. $ 159.95
Hardback: ISBN: 9781847699466 Pages: 296 Price: U.K. £ 99.95
Paperback: ISBN: 9781847699459 Pages: 296 Price: U.K. £ 29.95
Paperback: ISBN: 9781847699459 Pages: 296 Price: U.S. $ 49.95
Abstract:

This book investigates the relationship between English and personal and national development, as this is both discursively promoted (particularly through language policy) and practically realized in developing societies. It addresses the effects that the increased use of English and the promotion of English-language education are having in developmental contexts, and their impact on broader educational issues, on local language ecologies and on questions of cultural identity. It investigates these issues by drawing together a series of original examinations and case studies by a range of leading scholars working in this burgeoning field. The chapters focus on a variety of contexts from around the world, and the volume as a whole surveys and critiques the positioning and influence of English as a catalyst for development in the 21st century.

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
                            Sociolinguistics

Subject Language(s): English (eng)

Written In: English (eng)

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