The Relocation of English: Shifting Paradigms in a Global Era by M. SaraceniThe Relocation of English: Shifting Paradigms in a Global Era by M. Saraceni

The Relocation of English: Shifting Paradigms in a Global Era

byM. Saraceni

Hardcover | August 11, 2010

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Addressing issues related to the physical, cultural, ideological and psychological relocation of English, this volume provides a critical examination of current sociolinguistic study of English in the world and suggests a new approach which focuses more on ideological and psychological aspects of the phenomenon.
MARIO SARANCENI teaches Applied Linguistics at the University of Portsmouth, UK. His previous publications includeEnglish in the World: Global Rules, Global Roles(co-edited with Rani Rubdy, 2006),The Language of Comics(2003) and papers in international journals, such asEnglish Today, ELT Journal, World Englishes.
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Title:The Relocation of English: Shifting Paradigms in a Global EraFormat:HardcoverDimensions:156 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.44 inPublished:August 11, 2010Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230206654

ISBN - 13:9780230206656

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Table of Contents

Preface English in the World Language and Nation Building World Englishes The Contradiction of Plurality English as a Lingua Franca The Location of English in Malaysia The Relocation of English References Index

Editorial Reviews

'This is an innovative and thought-provoking monograph...[it] is thoughtful, well-written, and full of insights, drawn from the author's research as well as his personal experience. It is strongly recommended to all those interested in the development of world Englishes as a field research and pedagogy.' - Kingsley Bolton, World Englishes