Linguistic Imperialism Continued by Robert PhillipsonLinguistic Imperialism Continued by Robert Phillipson

Linguistic Imperialism Continued

byRobert PhillipsonEditorRobert Phillipson

Paperback | January 21, 2010

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This volume brings together key writings since the 1992 publication ofLinguistic Imperialism 'Robert Phillipson's controversial benchmark volume, which triggered a major re-thinking of the English teaching profession by connecting the field to wider political and economic forces. Analyzing how the global dominance of English in all domains of power is maintained, legitimized and persists in the twenty-first century,Linguistic Imperialism Continuedreflects and contributes in important ways to understanding these developments.

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Robert Phillipson is Professor Emeritus, Copenhagen Business School, Department of International Language Studies and Computational Linguistics .
Title:Linguistic Imperialism ContinuedFormat:PaperbackDimensions:296 pages, 8.4 × 5.5 × 0.6 inPublished:January 21, 2010Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415872014

ISBN - 13:9780415872010

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Editorial Reviews

"Robert Phillipson has made, and continues to make, a major contribution to our understanding of the social construction of English as a ¿world language¿ representing potent symbolic capital within the global cultural economy." Naz Rassool, University of Reading "[A] major contribution to critical sociolinguistics¿. " Probal Dasgupta, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata "¿ A fascinating work which manifests how humanistic values can be blended with erudition and analytical incisiveness to create the kind of scholarship which can transcend the mere description of reality our research methods enforce upon us." Tariq Rahman, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad "Phillipson¿s work is not only thought-provoking and ground-breaking, but it gets to the very heart of some of the key issues around the global dominance of English in the world. It provides a major contribution to our understanding of the role of English in the contemporary world." Peter Martin, University of East London