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  • Global Citizen Actionby Michael Edwards; John Gaventa

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    Civil society, or citizen's groups, have taken centre stage in international policy debates and global problem solving. They hold out the promise of a global community and global governance. This volume, by leading scholars and participants, shows how to understand the changes that are occurring, particularly in relation to the international institutions... more...

  • Multilingualismby John Edwards

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 85.00

    By looking at the effect of language difference, Edwards examines the interaction of language with nationalism, politics, history, identity and education. This book unpicks this complexity and creates a multidisciplinary overview. more...

  • Telecosmosby John Edwards

    Wiley 2004; US$ 39.95

    Although telecom companies are battling for survival, technology is moving forward. In research laboratories around the world, powerful new technologies are being developed that will shape tomorrow's communications world. Telecosmos will look at the many different telecom concepts that will be adopted by both consumers and businesses in the years ahead. more...

  • When Race Countsby John Edwards

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 63.95

    Investigates the use of race-conscious practices in social policy in Britain and America and evaluates the effectiveness of a range of education and employment policies. more...

  • The Geeks of Warby John Edwards

    AMACOM 2005; US$ 24.00

    A look inside the shadowy world of emerging war technology. more...

  • Language and Identityby John Edwards

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 35.00

    Outlines the relationship between our identity as members of groups and the language varieties important to each group. more...

  • Language Diversity in the Classroomby John Edwards

    Channel View Publications 2009; US$ 49.95

    Provides comprehensive coverage of language contact in classroom settings. This work presents an analysis of the sources and implications of social disadvantage, since the nonstandard dialects that children bring with them to school - and the unfavourable perceptions of these dialects - have traditionally given rise to educational difficulties. more...

  • Minority Languages and Group Identityby John Edwards

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2010; US$ 149.00

    The central concern in this book is the relationship between language and group identity, a relationship that is thrown into greatest relief in ?minority? settings. Since much of the current interest in minority languages revolves around issues of identity politics, language rights and the plight of ?endangered? languages, one aim of the book is to... more...

  • Language in Canadaby John Edwards

    Cambridge University Press 1998; US$ 59.00

    This book provides an up-to-date account of the linguistic situation in Canada. more...

  • Sociolinguisticsby John Edwards

    Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 9.99

    Sociolinguistics deals with the social life of language, language in its sociocultural context. It is a branch of linguistics that looks less at the shape or sound of words--morphology or phonology--and more at how our words and sentences are influenced by the society around us--for instance, how the accent or the dialect we use has been shaped by... more...