Professional academic writing in global contexts

Recensioner i media "This book takes the exploration of academic writing and publishing in new directions, not least in the array of methodological and theoretical constructs developed in the book.

The book makes an invaluable contribution to the fields of applied linguistics, teaching and researching writing in general and academic literacies in particular, and teaching English as a second and foreign language.

Through their research Lillis and Curry have provided rich perspectives into the ways texts are shaped, who is involved in this process and where this happens.

Academic Writing in a Global Context examines the impact of the growing dominance of English on academic writing for publication globally. In addition to this, case studies of individual scholars in professional academic writing in global contexts local institutions and countries are used to illustrate experiences of using English in the academic world.

The authors explore the ways in which the global status attributed to English is impacting on the lives and practices of multilingual scholars working in contexts where English is not the official language of communication and throws into relief the politics surrounding academic publishing.

The book makes an invaluable contribution to the fields of applied linguistics, teaching and researching writing in general and academic literacies in particular, and teaching English as a second and foreign language.

All in all, this volume is highly recommendable for researchers and teachers whose interests lie in language and globalization and academic writing. Subjects Description Academic Writing in a Global Context addresses the issue of the pressure on academics worldwide to produce their work in English in scholarly publishing, and why the growth of the use of academic English matters.

This book is a must-read for all who are engaged in preparing students and scholars in non-Anglophone contexts for academic writing and publication for the global research community. This book will be of interest to postgraduates and professionals in the fields of World Englishes, language and globalization and English Language Teaching.

It offers a good insight into the different aspects of academic text and knowledge production and how these are influenced by the current publishing practices.

All in all, this volume is highly recommendable for researchers and teachers whose interests lie in language and globalization and academic writing.

It will no doubt be of interest to researchers an teachers in these fields and become part of the lists of highly recommended readings in postgraduate programmes in these areas.

Academic Writing in a Global Context

Reviews "This book takes the exploration of academic writing and publishing in new directions, not least in the array of methodological and theoretical constructs developed in the book. It will no doubt be of interest to researchers an teachers in these fields and become part of the lists of highly recommended readings in postgraduate programmes in these areas.

Through their research Lillis and Curry have provided rich perspectives into the ways texts are shaped, who is involved in this process and where this happens. It offers a good insight into the different aspects of academic text and knowledge production and how these are influenced by the current publishing practices.'Academic Writing in a Global Context is a thorough exploration of the consequences of the dominance of English in academic publishing.

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Professional academic writing in a global context (sites in Hungary, Slovakia, Spain and Portugal). August British Academy. £ Travel grants to Hungary and Slovakia for project field work. - LINGUIST List 'Academic Writing in a Global Context is a thorough exploration of the consequences of the dominance of English in academic publishing.

It offers a good insight into the different aspects of academic text and knowledge production and how these are influenced by the current publishing practices. Professional Academic Writing in a Global Context | This longitudinal study of 50 multilingual scholars' practices of writing for publication, focusing mainly on English, began in and is ongoing, though with more limited data collection since Informed by the works of Jan Blommaert, Pierre Bourdieu, Suresh Canagarajah, Roz Ivanic and John Swales, among others, Academic Writing in a Global Context critically examines the politics of text production, exchange, and evaluation across national and transnational boundaries.

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