Global Englishes in Asian Contexts: Current and Future Debates

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K. Murata, J. Jenkins
Palgrave Macmillan UK, May 21, 2009 - Social Science - 233 pages
This volume explores the global spread of English or global Englishes, and English as a Lingua Franca (ELF), focusing specifically on Asian Englishes. It is unique in the range of diverse perspectives across the languages and cultures by its contributors.

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TEJ K. BHATIA is Professor in the Linguistics and Cognitive Sciences program at Syracuse University, New York, USA SARAN GILL is Professor of Sociolinguistics and Intercultural Communication in the School of Language Studies and Linguistics, Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, Universiti Kebangsaan, Malaysia TONY T.N. HUNG is a Professor in the Language Centre, Hong Kong Baptist University BRAJ B. KACHRU is Center for Advanced Study Professor of Linguistics and Jubilee Professor of Liberal Arts and Sciences Emeritus, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, USA YAMUNA KACHRU is Professor Emerita, Department of LinguisticsUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Chmpaign, USA MORIZUMI MAMORU is Professor of English and English Language Teaching at the Graduate School of International Relations, Obirin University, Japan KYUNG-JA PARK is Professor Emeritus of Korea University, Korea ALASTAIR PENNYCOOK is Professor of Language Studies at the University of Technology Sydney, Australia BARBARA SEIDLHOFER is Professor of English and Applied Linguistics at the University of Vienna, Austria LARRY E. SMITH is Executive Director of the International Association for World Englishes (IAWE), Inc HENRY WIDDOWSON is Emeritus Professor of Education, University of London and Honorary Professor at the University of Vienna, Austria YASUKATA YANO is Professor of Applied Linguistics at Waseda University, Japan.