Language, Vernacular Discourse And Nationalisms: Uncovering The Myths Of Transnational Worlds

March 27, 2018|
Language, Vernacular Discourse And Nationalisms: Uncovering The Myths Of Transnational Worlds by Finex Ndhlovu
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This book examines the linguistic and discursive elements of social and economic policies and national political leader statements to read new meanings into debates on border protection, national sovereignty, immigration, economic indigenisation, land reform and black economic empowerment. It adds a fresh angle to the debate on nationalisms and transnationalism by pushing forward a more applied agenda to establish a clear and empirically-based illustration of the contradictions in current policy frameworks around the world and the debates they invite. The author''s novel vernacular discourse approach contributes new points of method and interpretation that will advance scholarly conversations on nationalisms, transnationalism and other forms of identity imaginings in a transient world.

Finex Ndhlovu is Associate Professor of Language in Society at the University of New England, Australia, Distinguished Visiting Professor at the Graduate Center, City University of New York, USA, and Visiting Research Professor, College of Graduate Studies, University of South Africa. His research interests sit at the cutting edge of s...
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Title:Language, Vernacular Discourse And Nationalisms: Uncovering The Myths Of Transnational Worlds
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:388 pages, 8.27 X 5.83 X 0 in
Shipping dimensions:388 pages, 8.27 X 5.83 X 0 in
Published:March 27, 2018
Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9783319761343

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