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AuthorPennycook, Alastair, 1957-
TitleLanguage as a Local Practice / Alastair Pennycook
Imprint London : Routledge, 2010
Edition 1st ed
Descript vii, 167 p. ; 24 cm


1. Introduction: language as a local practice -- 2. 'Press 1 for English': practice as the 'generic social thing' -- 3. The reverend on ice again: similarity, difference and relocalization -- 4. Talking in the city: the linguistic landscaping of locality -- 5. Kerala tuskers: language as already local -- 6. Alibangbang and ecologies of local language practices -- 7. 'Molding hearts-- leading minds-- touching lives': practice as the new discourse? -- 8. Conclusion: language as a local practice

Sociolinguistics Language and languages -- Variation

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