The Politics of English as a World Language: New Horizons in Postcolonial Cultural Studies (Google eBook)

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Christian Mair
Rodopi, Jan 1, 2003 - Communication, International - 497 pages
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Contents

English as a Global
3
English for the Globe or Only for GlobeTrotters?
19
The Threat
31
English as the Supranational Language of Human Rights?
53
English as an Exotic Language
67
The Ambivalent Impact
97
Towards Global Diglossia? English in the Sciences and the Humanities
107
The Recording of Vocabulary from the Major Varieties of English
119
Home Hybridity and Postcolonial Discourse in Caryl Phillipss
219
English and the Politics of Language Planning
235
CrossCultural Encounters in Amit Chaudhuris Afternoon Raag
375
Imperial Pretensions and The Pleasures of Conquest
385
Language Relations
393
around the Pacific
407
Maori or English? The Politics of Language
419
Language Humour and Ethnic Identity Marking
431

English as a Lingua Franca and the Politics of Property
139
Language Advocacy and Conquest Diglossia
157
The Caribbean CounterThrust
179
ReReading the Religious Bodies of Postcolonial Literature
203
An Africans Trouble with His Masters Voices
209
The Politics of Literacy Education
457
English
467
Reflecting on the Limits
479
Contributors
493
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