1st Edition

Language and Globalization Critical Concepts in Linguistics

    1592 Pages
    by Routledge

    A relatively new yet flourishing field, Language and Globalization can be confusing and difficult to navigate for students and scholars. To help make sense of the diverse and voluminous scholarship, this new four volume collection will include key research from a broad spectrum of disciplines, but also from a wide range of geographical, regional and historical contexts.

    Volume 1


    1. A. De Swaan, ‘Introduction: The Global Language System’, Words of the World: The Global Language System (Cambridge, UK: Polity, 2001), pp. 1-17.
    2. B. B. Kachru, ‘Standards, Codification and Sociolinguistic Realism: The English Language in the Outer Circle’, in R. Quirk, et al. (eds), English in the World: Teaching and Learning the Language and Literatures (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1985), pp. 11-30.
    3. D. Crystal, ‘The Past, Present, and Future of World English’, in A. Gardt, et al. (eds), Globalization and the Future of German (Berlin and New York: De Gruyter Mouton, 2004), pp. 27-45.
    4. R. Phillipson, ‘The Linguistic Imperialism of Neoliberal Empire’, Critical Inquiry in Language Studies, 5, 1, 2008, 1-43.
    5. P. Ives, ‘Global English’: Linguistic Imperialism or Practical Lingua Franca?’, Studies in Language and Capitalism, 1, 1, 2006, 121-141.
    6. C. Demont-Heinrich, ‘Language, Globalization, and the Triumph of Popular Demand: The Discourse of Populism in American Prestige Press Coverage of the Global Hegemony of English’, The Communication Review, 12, 1, 2009, 20 - 49.
    7. A. Mazrui, ‘The World Bank, the Language Question and the Future of African Education’, Race & Class, 38, 3, 1997, 35-48.
    8. J. Pool, ‘Language Regimes and Political Regimes’, in B. Weinstein (ed.), Language Policy and Political Development (Westport, CT and London: Greenwood Press, 1990), pp. 241-261.
    9. P. Bruthiaux, ‘Hold Your Courses: Language Education, Language Choice, and Economic Development’, TESOL Quarterly, 36, 3, 2002, 275-296.
    10. S. Karmani, ‘Petro-Linguistics: The Emerging Nexus between Oil, English, and Islam’, Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 4, 2, 2005, 87-102.
    11. G. Hu and L. Alsagoff, ‘A Public Policy Perspective on English Medium Instruction in China’, Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 31, 4, 2010, 365-382.
    12. M. Niño-Murcia, ‘"English Is Like the Dollar": Hard Currency Ideology and the Status of English in Peru’, World Englishes, 22, 2, 2003, 121-141.
    13. G. Price, ‘English for All? Neoliberalism, Globalization, and Language Policy in Taiwan’, Language in Society, 43, 5, 2014, 567-589.
    14. S. K. C. Chua, ‘Singapore's Language Policy and Its Globalised Concept of Bi(Tri)Lingualism’, Current Issues in Language Planning, 11, 4, 2010, 413-429.
    15. M. W. Lee, ‘"Gangnam Style" English Ideologies: Neoliberalism, Class and the Parents of Early Study-Abroad Students’, International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, 19, 1, 2016, 35-50.
    16. N. M. Kamwangamalu, ‘Vernacularization, Globalization, and Language Economics in Non-English-Speaking Countries in Africa’, Language Problems & Language Planning, 34, 1, 2010, 1-23.
    17. I. Piller and J. Cho, ‘Neoliberalism as Language Policy’, Language in Society, 42, 1, 2013, 23-44.

      Volume II

    19. M. Obaidul Hamid, ‘Globalisation, English for Everyone and English Teacher Capacity: Language Policy Discourses and Realities in Bangladesh’, Current Issues in Language Planning, 11, 4, 2010, 289-310.
    20. J. N. Adams, ‘"Romanitas" and the Latin Language’, The Classical Quarterly, 53, 1, 2006, 184-205.
    21. M. H. Fisher, ‘Teaching Persian as an Imperial Language in India and in England During the Late 18th and Early 19th Centuries’, in B. Spooner, et al. (eds), Literacy in the Persianate World : Writing and the Social Order (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2012), pp. 328-358.
    22. H. J. Sharkey, ‘Language and Conflict: The Political History of Arabisation in Sudan and Algeria’, Studies in Ethnicity and Nationalism, 12, 3, 2012, 427-449.
    23. I. Csernicskó and P. Laihonen, ‘Hybrid Practices Meet Nation-State Language Policies: Transcarpathia in the Twentieth Century and Today’, Multilingua, 35, 1, 2016, 1-30.
    24. M. Niño-Murcia, et al. ‘Spanish as a World Language: The Interplay of Globalized Localization and Localized Globalization’, International Multilingual Research Journal, 2, 1-2, 2008, 48-66.
    25. C. Mar-Molinero, ‘Subverting Cervantes: Language Authority in Global Spanish’, International Multilingual Research Journal, 2, 1-2, 2008, 27-47.
    26. J. Si, ‘Breaking through the "Jargon" Barrier: Early 19th Century Missionaries’ Response on Communication Conflicts in China’, Frontiers of History in China, 4, 3, 2009, 340-357.
    27. M. Heller, ‘Globalization, the New Economy, and the Commodification of Language and Identity’, Journal of Sociolinguistics, 7, 4, 2003, 473-492.
    28. A. Duchene, ‘Neoliberalism, Social Inequalities and Multilingualism: The Exploitation of Speakers and Linguistic Resources’, Langage & Societe, 136, 2011, 81-106.
    29. J. S.-Y. Park, ‘Language as Pure Potential’, Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 37, 5, 2016, 453-466.
    30. A. Luke, et al., ‘Globalization, Corporatism, and Critical Language Education’, International Multilingual Research Journal, 1, 1, 2007, 1-13.
    31. J. Spring, ‘The Triumph of the Industrial-Consumer Paradigm and English as the Global Language’, International Multilingual Research Journal, 1, 2, 2007, 61-78.
    32. J. Nekvapil and M. Nekula, ‘On Language Management in Multinational Companies in the Czech Republic’, Current Issues in Language Planning, 7, 2&3, 2006, 307-327.
    33. M. Gazzola and F. Grin, ‘Is ELF More Effective and Fair Than Translation? An Evaluation of the EU's Multilingual Regime’, International Journal of Applied Linguistics, 23, 1, 2013, 93-107.
    34. K. Mirchandani, ‘Practices of Global Capital: Gaps, Cracks and Ironies in Transnational Call Centres in India’, Global Networks, 4, 4, 2004, 355–373.
    35. K. L. O'Neill, ‘The Soul of Security Christianity, Corporatism, and Control in Postwar Guatemala’, Social Text, 30, 2, 2012, 21-42.

      Volume 3

    37. B. Johnstone, ‘The Sociolinguistics of Globalization: Standardization and Localization in the Context of Change. Annual Review of Linguistics, 2, 1, 2016, 349-365
    38. N. Fairclough, ‘Discourses of Globalization’, in N. Fairclough (ed.), Language and Globalization (London: Routledge, 2006), pp. 39-63.
    39. R. Hasan, ‘Globalization, Literacy and Ideology’, World Englishes, 22, 4, 2003, 433-448.
    40. G. Kress, ‘Internationalisation and Globalisation: Rethinking a Curriculum of Communication’, Comparative Education, 32, 2, 1996, 185-196.
    41. A. Bell, ‘Poles Apart: Globalization and the Development of News Discourse across the Twentieth Century’, in J. Aitchison, et al. (eds), New Media Language (London: Routledge, 2003), pp. 7-17.
    42. M. Silverstein, ‘How Language Communities Intersect: Is "Superdiversity" An incremental or Transformative Condition?’, Language & Communication, 44, 2015, 7-18.
    43. J. Blommaert, ‘Sociolinguistics and Discourse Analysis: Orders of Indexicality and Polycentricity’, Journal of Multicultural Discourses, 2, 2, 2007, 115-130.
    44. J. Collins, ‘Indexicalities of Language Contact in an Era of Globalization: Engaging with John Gumperz's Legacy’, Text & Talk, 31, 4, 2011, 407-428.
    45. B. Kumaravadivelu, ‘Cultural Globalization and Its Processes’, in B. Kumaravadivelu (ed.), Cultural Globalization and Language Education (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2008), pp. 28-47.
    46. D. Cameron, ‘Globalization and the Teaching of Communication Skills’, in D. Block, et al. (eds), Globalization and Language Teaching (London: Routledge, 2002), pp. 67-82.
    47. A. S. Canagarajah, ‘Agency and Power in Intercultural Communication: Negotiating English in Translocal Spaces’, Language and Intercultural Communication, 13, 2, 2013, 202-224.
    48. A. Pennycook, ‘Language, Localization and the Real: Hip-Hop and the Global Spread of Authenticity’, Journal of Language, Identity & Education, 6, 2, 2007, 101-116.
    49. A. Lin, ‘"Respect for Da Chopstick Hip Hop": The Politics, Poetics, and Pedagogy of Cantonese Verbal Art in Hong Kong’, in S. H. Alim, et al. (eds), Global Linguistic Flows: Hip Hop Cultures, Youth Identities, and the Politics of Language (New York and London: Routledge, 2008), pp. 159-177.
    50. M. Morgan, ‘"The World Is Yours": The Globalization of Hip-Hop Language’, Social Identities, 22, 2, 2016, 133-149.
    51. J. Lo Bianco, ‘Domesticating the Foreign: Globalization's Effects on the Place/s of Languages’, The Modern Language Journal, 98, 1, 2014, 312-325.
    52. A. Jaworski, ‘Globalese: A New Visual-Linguistic Register’, Social Semiotics, 25, 2, 2015, 217-235.
    53. C. Thurlow and A. Jaworski, ‘The Alchemy of the Upwardly Mobile: Symbolic Capital and the Stylization of Elites in Frequent-Flyer Programmes’, Discourse and Society, 17, 1, 2006, 99-135.

      Volume 4

    55. M. L. Curtin, ‘Languages on Display: Indexical Signs, Identities and the Linguistic Landscape of Taipei’, in E. Shohamy, et al. (eds), Linguistic Landscape: Expanding the Scenery (New York and London: Routledge, 2009), pp. 221-237.
    56. X. Chen, ‘Linguascaping the Other: Travelogues’ Representations of Chinese Languages. Multilingua, 35, 5, 2015, 513-534.
    57. K. Dlaske, ‘Shaping Subjects of Globalisation: At the Intersection of Voluntourism and the New Economy’, Multilingua, 35, 4, 2016, 415-440.
    58. D. Dor, ‘From Englishization to Imposed Multilingualism: Globalization, the Internet, and the Political Economy of the Linguistic Code’, Public Culture, 16, 1, 2004, 97-118
    59. F. Willans, ‘Traces of Globalised Discourses within and around Spaces for Multilingualism: Prospects for Education Policy Change in Vanuatu’, Current Issues in Language Planning, 16, 1-2, 2015, 97-113.
    60. M. Ergin, ‘Cultural Encounters in the Social Sciences and Humanities: Western Émigré Scholars in Turkey’, History of the Human Sciences, 22, 1, 2009, 105-130.
    61. R. Baines, ‘Translation, Globalization and the Elite Migrant Athlete’, The Translator, 19, 2, 2013, 207-228.
    62. J. Androutsopoulos, ‘Networked Multilingualism: Some Language Practices on Facebook and Their Implications’, International Journal of Bilingualism, 19, 2, 2013, 185-205.
    63. S. Sultana, et al., ‘Styling the Periphery: Linguistic and Cultural Takeup in Bangladesh and Mongolia’, Journal of Sociolinguistics, 17, 5, 2013, 687-710.
    64. J. Leibold, ‘Performing Ethnocultural Identity on the Sinophone Internet: Testing the Limits of Minzu’, Asian Ethnicity, 16, 3, 2015, 274-293.
    65. M. M. Hasanen, et al., ‘The Role of English Language and International Media as Agents of Cultural Globalisation and Their Impact on Identity Formation in Kuwait’, Globalisation, Societies and Education, 12, 4, 2014, 542-563.
    66. D. D. Premaratne, ‘Globalisation, Language Planning and Language Rights: The Recent Script Policy Measures Adopted by Japan and the People's Republic of China’, Current Issues in Language Planning, 16, 4, 2015, 425-440.
    67. B. Krishna Sharma, ‘On High Horses: Transnational Nepalis and Language Ideologies on Youtube’, Discourse, Context & Media, 4–5, 2014, 19-28.
    68. S. Pietikäinen, ‘Sami in the Media: Questions of Language Vitality and Cultural Hybridisation’, Journal of Multicultural Discourses, 3, 1, 2008, 22-35.
    69. F. Velghe and J. Blommaert, ‘Emergent New Literacies and the Mobile Phone: Informal Language Learning, Voice and Identity in a South African Township’, in B. Geraghty, et al. (eds), Intercultural Contact, Language Learning and Migration (London and New York: Bloomsbury, 2014), pp. 89-110.
    70. S. S. Mufwene, Colonization, Globalization, and the Future of Languages in the Twenty-First Century’, International Journal on Multicultural Societies, 4, 2, 2002, 162-193.
    71. A. Pavlenko, ‘Multilingualism in Post-Soviet Countries: Language Revival, Language Removal, and Sociolinguistic Theory’, International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, 11, 3-4, 2008, 275-314.
    72. S. Ding and R. A. Saunders, ‘Talking up China: An Analysis of China’s Rising Cultural Power and Global Promotion of the Chinese Language’, East Asia, 23, 2, 2006, 3-33.




    Ingrid Piller is Professor of Applied Linguistics at Macquarie University, Australia. Alexandra Grey is a postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Sydney Law School, Australia.