Item description for English and Globalization: Perspectives from Hong Kong and China by Kwok-Kan Tam & Timothy Weiss...
This book offers a groundbreaking perspective on the political, cultural and pedagogical issues of English in the age of globalization. Additionaly it addresses theoretical concepts as they relate to language and globalization while simulataneously creating new perspectives on the issues. The fifteen papers that make up this collection present valuable information about the English language in Hong Kong and China. Including pioneering works that examine how language functions as a mediating agent in the global cultural formation, and vice versa.
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Studio: The Chinese University Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 1" Width: 6.5" Height: 9.5" Weight: 1.3 lbs.
Release Date Jan 31, 2005
Publisher The Chinese University Press
ISBN 9629961849 ISBN13 9789629961848
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More About Kwok-Kan Tam & Timothy Weiss
Kwok-kan Tam is a professor at the department of english at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. His areas of research include globalization and postcolonial studies, language and subjectivity, comparative literature and culture, drama, and psychoanalysis. Timothy Weiss, also a professor at the department of english at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. His recent focus has been on postcolonial literature, world literature in English, and comparative literature.
Kwok-kan Tam was born in 1952 and has an academic affiliation as follows - Chinese University of Hong Kong.