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Author Seawright, Leslie.

Title Going Global : Transnational Perspectives on Globalization, Language, and Education
Published Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (237 pages)
Contents Table of contents; acknowledgements; introduction; part i; chapter one; chapter three; chapter four; chapter five; part ii; chapter six; chapter seven; chapter eight; chapter nine; chapter ten; chapter eleven; chapter twelve; contributors; index
Summary While English has become the lingua franca in science, business, and other fields, scholars still grapple with the implications of its adoption in many other settings and cultures. To what extent should English be introduced and taught in schools around the world? Who ""owns"" the English language and can therefore shape its structure and aims? What are world Englishes and how can teachers demonstrate them to their students? Is English the language of the oppressor, an imperialist tool, or does .
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Subject Globalization -- Developing countries.
Developing countries -- Economic conditions.
Developing countries -- Social conditions.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1443867616 (electronic bk.)
9781443867610 (electronic bk.)