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The Resource Why English? : confronting the hydra, edited by Pauline Bunce, Robert Phillipson, Vaughan Rapatahana and Ruanni Tupas

Why English? : confronting the hydra, edited by Pauline Bunce, Robert Phillipson, Vaughan Rapatahana and Ruanni Tupas

Label
Why English? : confronting the hydra
Title
Why English?
Title remainder
confronting the hydra
Statement of responsibility
edited by Pauline Bunce, Robert Phillipson, Vaughan Rapatahana and Ruanni Tupas
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book explores the ways and means by which English threatens the vitality and diversity of other languages and cultures in the modern world. Using the metaphor of the Hydra monster from ancient Greek mythology, it explores the use and misuse of English in a wide range of contexts, revealing how the dominance of English is being confronted and counteracted around the globe. The authors explore the language policy challenges for governments and education systems at all levels, and show how changing the role of English can lead to greater success in education for a larger proportion of children. Through personal accounts, poems, essays and case studies, the book calls for greater efforts to ensure the maintenance of the world's linguistic and cultural diversity
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Cataloging source
DLC
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Bunce, Pauline,
  • Phillipson, Robert,
  • Rapatahana, Vaughan,
  • Tupas, T. Ruanni F.,
Series statement
Linguistic diversity and Language rights
Series volume
13
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Languages in contact
  • English language
  • English language
  • English language
  • English language
  • English language
  • English language
  • English language
  • English language
  • Languages in contact
  • 17.50 grammar
Label
Why English? : confronting the hydra, edited by Pauline Bunce, Robert Phillipson, Vaughan Rapatahana and Ruanni Tupas
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Promoting English: Hydras Old and New
  • Robert Phillipson
  • 3.
  • English, Neocolonialism and Forgetting
  • Ruanni Tupas
  • 4.
  • English Language as Naga in Indonesia
  • Hywel Coleman
  • 5.
  • Offshore Call Centre Work is Breeding a New Colonialism
  • Machine generated contents note:
  • Mehdi Boussebaa
  • pt. 2
  • Hydra Mythology
  • 6.
  • Confronting Language Myths, Linguicism and Racism in English Language Teaching in Japan
  • Tomoyo Okuda
  • 7.
  • Mr Jones: Mi Laik Askim Yu Samting
  • Hilary Smith
  • 8.
  • editors
  • Must the (Western) Hydra Be Blond(e)? Performing Cultural `Authenticity' in Intercultural Education
  • Phiona Stanley
  • 9.
  • Voluntary Overseas English Language Teaching: A Myopic, Altruistic Hydra
  • Pauline Bunce
  • 10.
  • English Language as `Fatal Gadget' in Iceland
  • Ari Pall Kristinsson
  • 11^
  • pt. 1
  • Hydra at Large
  • 1.
  • English Language in a Global Context: Between Expansion and Resistance
  • Alamin Mazrui
  • 2.
  • pt. 3
  • Confronting the Hydra
  • 14.
  • Mauritian Kreol Confronts English and French Hydras
  • Lindsey Collen and the Ledikasyon pu Travayer (LPT) team
  • 15.
  • `Hydra Languages' and Exclusion versus Local Languages and Community Participation in three African Countries
  • Godfrey Sentumbwe
  • 16.
  • Destruction of Nadia's Dream: The English Language Tyrant in Pakistan's Education System
  • English Hydra as Invader on the Post-Communist `New Periphery' in Bulgaria
  • Zubeida Mustafa
  • 17.
  • (Illusory) Promise of English in India
  • A. Giridhar Rao
  • pt. 4
  • Resistance and Cohabitation with the Hydra
  • 18.
  • Personal Reflection on Chican@ Language and Identity in the US-Mexico Borderlands: The English-Language Hydra as Past and Present Imperialism
  • Aja Y. Martinez
  • 19^eland
  • Bill Templer
  • Ari Pall Kristinsson
  • 11^
  • 12.
  • English Alphabet: Alpha-Best or Alpha-Beast?
  • Pauline Bunce
  • 13.
  • `Languages'
  • Tammy Ho Lai-Ming
  • 22.
  • English Language as a Trojan Horse within the People's Republic of China
  • Vaughan Rapatahana
  • 23.
  • TEFL as Hydra: Rescuing Brazilian Teacher Educators from `Privilege'
  • Clarissa Menezes Jordao
  • 24.
  • `Writing back (to the centre)'
  • Vaughan Rapatahana
  • Struggle to Raise Bilingual Children in the Belly of the English Hydra Beast: The United States of America
  • Christof Demont-Heinrich
  • 20.
  • TEFL and International Politics: A Personal Narrative
  • Julian Edge
  • 21.
  • Hungary: A Sham Fightback Against the Domination of English
  • Miklos Kontra
Control code
947953901
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxii, 285 pages
Isbn
9781783095841
Lccn
2016004795
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)947953901
Label
Why English? : confronting the hydra, edited by Pauline Bunce, Robert Phillipson, Vaughan Rapatahana and Ruanni Tupas
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Promoting English: Hydras Old and New
  • Robert Phillipson
  • 3.
  • English, Neocolonialism and Forgetting
  • Ruanni Tupas
  • 4.
  • English Language as Naga in Indonesia
  • Hywel Coleman
  • 5.
  • Offshore Call Centre Work is Breeding a New Colonialism
  • Machine generated contents note:
  • Mehdi Boussebaa
  • pt. 2
  • Hydra Mythology
  • 6.
  • Confronting Language Myths, Linguicism and Racism in English Language Teaching in Japan
  • Tomoyo Okuda
  • 7.
  • Mr Jones: Mi Laik Askim Yu Samting
  • Hilary Smith
  • 8.
  • editors
  • Must the (Western) Hydra Be Blond(e)? Performing Cultural `Authenticity' in Intercultural Education
  • Phiona Stanley
  • 9.
  • Voluntary Overseas English Language Teaching: A Myopic, Altruistic Hydra
  • Pauline Bunce
  • 10.
  • English Language as `Fatal Gadget' in Iceland
  • Ari Pall Kristinsson
  • 11^
  • pt. 1
  • Hydra at Large
  • 1.
  • English Language in a Global Context: Between Expansion and Resistance
  • Alamin Mazrui
  • 2.
  • pt. 3
  • Confronting the Hydra
  • 14.
  • Mauritian Kreol Confronts English and French Hydras
  • Lindsey Collen and the Ledikasyon pu Travayer (LPT) team
  • 15.
  • `Hydra Languages' and Exclusion versus Local Languages and Community Participation in three African Countries
  • Godfrey Sentumbwe
  • 16.
  • Destruction of Nadia's Dream: The English Language Tyrant in Pakistan's Education System
  • English Hydra as Invader on the Post-Communist `New Periphery' in Bulgaria
  • Zubeida Mustafa
  • 17.
  • (Illusory) Promise of English in India
  • A. Giridhar Rao
  • pt. 4
  • Resistance and Cohabitation with the Hydra
  • 18.
  • Personal Reflection on Chican@ Language and Identity in the US-Mexico Borderlands: The English-Language Hydra as Past and Present Imperialism
  • Aja Y. Martinez
  • 19^eland
  • Bill Templer
  • Ari Pall Kristinsson
  • 11^
  • 12.
  • English Alphabet: Alpha-Best or Alpha-Beast?
  • Pauline Bunce
  • 13.
  • `Languages'
  • Tammy Ho Lai-Ming
  • 22.
  • English Language as a Trojan Horse within the People's Republic of China
  • Vaughan Rapatahana
  • 23.
  • TEFL as Hydra: Rescuing Brazilian Teacher Educators from `Privilege'
  • Clarissa Menezes Jordao
  • 24.
  • `Writing back (to the centre)'
  • Vaughan Rapatahana
  • Struggle to Raise Bilingual Children in the Belly of the English Hydra Beast: The United States of America
  • Christof Demont-Heinrich
  • 20.
  • TEFL and International Politics: A Personal Narrative
  • Julian Edge
  • 21.
  • Hungary: A Sham Fightback Against the Domination of English
  • Miklos Kontra
Control code
947953901
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxii, 285 pages
Isbn
9781783095841
Lccn
2016004795
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)947953901

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