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The English language is spreading across the world, and so too is hip-hop culture: both are being altered, developed, reinterpreted, reclaimed. This timely book explores the relationship between global Englishes (the spread and use of diverse forms of English within processes of globalization) and transcultural flows (the movements, changes and reuses of cultural forms in disparate contexts). This wide-ranging study focuses on the ways English is embedded in other linguistic contexts, including those of East Asia, Australia, West Africa and the Pacific Islands. Drawing on transgressive and performative theory, Pennycook looks at how global Englishes, transcultural flows and pedagogy are interconnected in ways that oblige us to rethink language and culture within the contemporary world. Global Englishes and Transcultural Flows is a valuable resource to applied linguists, sociolinguists, and students on cultural studies, English language studies, TEFL and TESOL courses.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415374804
ISBN-10: 0415374804
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 156mm x 17mm)
Pages: 189
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 4-Dec-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Alastair Pennycook

University of Technology, New South Wales, Australia

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