ISBN 9781405170109,The Handbook of World Englishes

The Handbook of World Englishes


Braj Kachru

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Wiley Black Publisher

Publication Year 2009

ISBN 9781405170109

ISBN-10 1405170107


Number of Pages 832 Pages
Language (English)


The Handbook of World Englishes is a collection of newly commissioned articles focusing on selected critical dimensions and case studies of the theoretical, ideological, applied and pedagogical issues related to English as it is spoken around the world. Represents the cross-cultural and international contextualization of the English language Articulates the visions of scholars from major varieties of world Englishes - African, Asian, European, and North and South American Discusses topics including the sociolinguistic contexts of varieties of English in the inner, outer, and expanding circles of its users; the ranges of functional domains in which these varieties are used; the place of English in language policies and language planning; and debates about English as a cause of language death, murder and suicide.

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