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  • English and the Discourses of Colonialismby Alastair Pennycook

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 59.95

    Is the English language neutral, global and open to everyone? By examining colonial language policies in India, Malaysia and Hong Kong, this book shows how various policies emerged which both reflected and produced colonial disourses. more...

  • Critical Applied Linguisticsby Alastair Pennycook

    Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 42.95

    The first accessible guide & overview of critical applied linguistics, highlighting problems, arguments, & debates, and helping readers come to their own understanding of these issues. The book is structured to interweave "critical theory" and pedagogy.< more...

  • Global Englishes and Transcultural Flowsby Alastair Pennycook

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 44.95

    Alastair 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. more...

  • Language as a Local Practiceby Alastair Pennycook

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 51.95

    Language as a Local Practice addresses the questions of language, locality and practice as a way of moving forward in our understanding of how language operates as an integrated social and spatial activity. By taking each of these three elements ? language, locality and practice ? and exploring how they relate to each other, Language as a Local Practice... more...

  • Language and Mobilityby Alastair Pennycook

    Channel View Publications 2012; US$ 25.00

    This book looks at language in unexpected places. Drawing on a diversity of materials and contexts, including farewell addresses to British workers in colonial India, letters written from parents to their children at home, a Cornish anthem sung in South Australia, a country fair in rural Australia, and a cricket match played in the middle of the 19th... more...

  • Disinventing and Reconstituting Languagesby Sinfree B. Makoni; Alastair Pennycook

    Multilingual Matters 2006; US$ 39.95

    Looking at diverse contexts from sign languages in Indonesia to literacy practices in Brazil, the authors argue that unless we change and reconstitute the ways in which languages are taught and conceptualized, language studies will not be able to improve the social welfare of language users. more...

  • Global Linguistic Flowsby H. Samy Alim; Awad Ibrahim; Alastair Pennycook

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 56.95

    Located at the intersection of sociolinguistics and Hip Hop Studies, this cutting-edge book moves around the world ? spanning Africa, Asia, Australia, the Americas and the European Union ? to explore Hip Hop Cultures, youth identities, the politics of language, and the simultaneous processes of globalization and localization. Focusing closely on language,... more...

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