Reclaiming the Local in Language Policy and Practice

Synopsis

Asserts the place of the local in theorizing about language policies and practices in applied linguistics. It focuses on the outcome of globalization in and among communities, and makes a case for the importance of local social practices, communicative conventions, linguistic realities, and knowledge paradigms to actively inform language policies.

Additional information

Contributors:
Includes content by:
  • Eli Hinkel
  • Suresh Canagarajah
  • Rakesh M. Bhatt
  • Dominique Ryon
  • Lynn Mario T. Menezes De Souza
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Mahwah, NJ
Publication year:
  • 2004