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Journal Title: English World-Wide
Volume/Issue:   33 / 2
Issue Title: English World-Wide Vol. 33, No. 2 (2012)
Table of Contents: 2012. iv, 113 pp.

Table of Contents

South African English as a late 19th-century extraterritorial variety
Ian Bekker
127–146

The hypothetical subjunctive in South Asian Englishes: Local developments in the use of a global construction
Marianne Hundt, Sebastian Hoffmann and Joybrato Mukherjee
147–164

I own this language that everybody speaks: Ghanaians’ attitude toward the English language
Dominic Maximilian Ofori and Mohammed Albakry
165–184

Ascending kinship terminology in Middle Rocky Mountain English
Lamont D. Antieau
185–204

James A. Walker. 2010. Variation in Linguistic Systems.
Alexandra D'Arcy
205–209

Roberta Facchinetti, David Crystal and Barbara Seidlhofer, eds. 2010. From International to Local English — and Back Again. (Linguistic Insights 95.)
Reviewed by Janina Werner
210–214

Miriam Meyerhoff and Erik Schleef, eds. 2010. The Routledge Sociolinguistics Reader.
Reviewed by Christine Mallinson
215–220

Daniel Schreier, Peter Trudgill, Edgar W. Schneider and Jeffrey P. Williams, eds. 2010. The Lesser-Known Varieties of English. (Studies in English Language).
Reviewed by David Deterding
221–224

Maria Lourdes S. Bautista and Kingsley Bolton, eds. 2008. Philippine English: Linguistic and Literary Perspectives.
Reviewed by James D'Angelo
225–230

Dele Adeyanju, ed. 2009. The Sociolinguistics of English and Nigerian Languages. (LINCOM Studies in Sociolinguistics 06.)
Reviewed by Dagmar Deuber
231–235

Mukul Saxena and Tope Omoniyi, eds. 2010. Contending with Globalization in World Englishes.
Reviewed by David Deterding
236–239
Publisher: John Benjamins
Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Typology
History of Linguistics
Subject Language(s): English
 
LL Issue: 23.3122