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Title: The Handbook of World Englishes
Edited By: BrajB.Kachru
CecilL.Nelson
URL: http://www.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-1405188316.html
Series Title: Blackwell Handbooks in Linguistics
Description:

The Handbook of World Englishes is a collection of newly commissioned
articles focusing on selected critical dimensions and case studies of the
theoretical, ideological, applied and pedagogical issues related to English
as it is spoken around the world.

-Represents the cross-cultural and international contextualization of the
English language

-Articulates the visions of scholars from major varieties of world
Englishes – African, Asian, European, and North and South American

-Discusses topics including the sociolinguistic contexts of varieties of
English in the inner, outer, and expanding circles of its users; the ranges
of functional domains in which these varieties are used; the place of
English in language policies and language planning; and debates about
English as a cause of language death, murder and suicide.

Publication Year: 2009
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Sociolinguistics
Subject Language(s): English
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Versions:
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 1405188316
ISBN-13: 9781405188319
Pages: 832
Prices: U.S.$ 49.95