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Title: The Global-Local Interface and Hybridity
Subtitle: Exploring Language and Identity
URL: http://www.multilingual-matters.com/display.asp?isb=9781783090846
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The chapters in this volume seek to bring hybrid language practices to the center of discussions about English as a global language. They demonstrate how local linguistic resources and practices are involved in the refashioning of identities in a variety of cross-cultural and geographical contexts, and illustrate hybridity as an enactment of resistance and creativity. Drawing on a variety of disciplines and ideological perspectives, the authors use contexts as diverse as social media, Bollywood films, workplaces and kindergartens to explore the ways in which English has become a part of localities and social relations in ways that are of significant sociolinguistic interest in understanding the dynamics of mobile cultures and transcultural flows.

Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: Multilingual Matters
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Subject Language(s): English
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