LINGUIST List 24.4900

Tue Dec 03 2013

Books: The Global-Local Interface and Hybridity: Rubdy, Alsagoff (Eds)

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Date: 03-Dec-2013
From: Elinor Robertson <marketingmultilingual-matters.com>
Subject: The Global-Local Interface and Hybridity: Rubdy, Alsagoff (Eds)
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Title: The Global-Local Interface and Hybridity Subtitle: Exploring Language and Identity Published: 2013 Publisher: Multilingual Matters
                http://www.multilingual-matters.com/

Book URL: http://www.multilingual-matters.com/display.asp?isb=9781783090846

Editor: Rani Rubdy Editor: Lubna Alsagoff Hardback: ISBN: 9781783090853 Pages: 344 Price: U.S. $ 169.95
Hardback: ISBN: 9781783090853 Pages: 344 Price: U.K. £ 99.95
Paperback: ISBN: 9781783090846 Pages: 344 Price: U.K. £ 29.95
Paperback: ISBN: 9781783090846 Pages: 344 Price: U.S. $ 49.95
Abstract:

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.

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

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