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Markets of English : linguistic capital and language policy in a globalizing world / Joseph Sung-Yul Park and Lionel Wee.

By: Park, Joseph Sung-Yul
Contributor(s): Wee, Lionel
Call number: 306.449 P235M Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Routledge studies in sociolinguistics ; 5Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Routledge/Taylor & Francis Group, 2012. Description: vi, 215 p. : ill.ISBN: 9780415882910 (hbk.).Subject(s): English language -- Globalization | Language policy | Sociolinguistics
Contents:
Part I. The problem of global English. 1, Introduction: Towards a new critique of global English. 2, The challenge: the complexity of global English. 3, Theoretical preliminaries: value, market, and practice -- Part II. Past approaches to global English. 4, Is there a market for English as a lingua Franca?. 5, Models and ideologies of world Englishes. 6, Performing English in autonomous and unified markets -- Part III. The making of global English. 7, English as entity: the mystification of language. 8, English as commodity: the life of indexical meaning. 9, English as capital: the logic of conversion -- Part IV. Interrupting global English. 10, Managing the linguistic market: possible policy responses. 11, Conclusions: Future of the critique of global English.
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