LINGUIST List 23.3064

Sun Jul 15 2012

Books: The Politics of English: Hewings, Tagg (Eds)

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Date: 12-Jul-2012
From: Tara Thomas <tara.thomastaylorandfrancis.com>
Subject: The Politics of English: Hewings, Tagg (Eds)
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Title: The Politics of English Subtitle: Conflict, Competition, Co-existence Series Title: Worlds of English Published: 2012 Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
                http://www.routledge.com/

Book URL: http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415674249/

Editor: Ann Hewings Editor: Caroline Tagg Hardback: ISBN: 9780415674256 Pages: 416 Price: U.S. $ 90.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9780415674256 Pages: 416 Price: U.K. £ 145.00
Paperback: ISBN: 9780415674249 Pages: 416 Price: U.K. £ 24.99
Paperback: ISBN: 9780415674249 Pages: 416 Price: U.S. $ 39.95
Abstract:

"The Politics of English: Conflict, Competition, Co-existence" explorespolicies and practices that affect the use and position of English.

The book discusses the ways in which people's language choices relate tothe history, politics, and economies of their local context. Throughout, thefocus is on the international nature of English and its use alongside otherlanguages in a range of contexts.

The book covers topical issues including the role that English plays inshaping migratory patterns, the English teaching and publishing industries,and the dominance of English in the global media. Key theoretical conceptsare introduced in an accessible manner, and readers are given an in-depthunderstanding of the roles that English and other languages play as peoplemediate relationships of competition, conflict and co-existence in today'sglobalized world.

Drawing on the latest research and The Open University's wide experience ofwriting accessible and innovative texts, this book:

-explains basic concepts and assumes no previous study of English orlinguistics

-contains a range of source material and commissioned readings tosupplement chapters

-includes contributions from leading experts in their fields including MonaBaker, Jan Blommaert, Deborah Cameron, Guy Cook, John Gray, FrankMonaghan and Naz Rassool

-has an international scope, encompassing examples and case studies fromthe UK, the USA, Europe, Asia, and Africa

-is illustrated in full color and includes a comprehensive index.

"The Politics of English: Conflict, Competition, Co-existence" is essentialreading for students of English language studies, and cultural andinternational studies.

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics                             General Linguistics                             Sociolinguistics
Subject Language(s): English (eng)
Written In: English (eng)

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