Academic Writing in a Global Context The Politics and Practices of Publishing in English

ISBN-10: 0415468833

ISBN-13: 9780415468831

Edition: 2010

Authors: Theresa Lillis, Mary Jane Curry

List price: $51.95 Buy it from $38.65
This item qualifies for FREE shipping

*A minimum purchase of $35 is required. Shipping is provided via FedEx SmartPost® and FedEx Express Saver®. Average delivery time is 1 – 5 business days, but is not guaranteed in that timeframe. Also allow 1 - 2 days for processing. Free shipping is eligible only in the continental United States and excludes Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico. FedEx service marks used by permission."Marketplace" orders are not eligible for free or discounted shipping.

30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee

If an item you ordered from TextbookRush does not meet your expectations due to an error on our part, simply fill out a return request and then return it by mail within 30 days of ordering it for a full refund of item cost.

Learn more about our returns policy

Description:

This work 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.
New Starting from $60.80
what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
coins
coins
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!
Study Briefs

Limited time offer: Get the first one free! (?)

All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.

Add to cart
Study Briefs
History of Western Art Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
Italian Grammar Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
Italian Grammar Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
Portuguese Grammar Online content $4.95 $1.99
Customers also bought
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading

Book details

List price: $51.95
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 6/18/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 210
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

List of illustrations
Acknowledgements
English and the politics of academic knowledge production
Why academic writing 'in a global context'?
The politics of location in academic text production
The global position of English in journal publications
A social practice approach to academic text production in a global context
How this book is organized
Ethics and anonymity
Note to the reader
Suggestions for further reading
Writing for publication in a globalized world: interests, regulations and rewards
Introduction
Writing for different communities
The communities that multilingual scholars are writing for
Situated systems of regulations and rewards
Conclusion
Suggestions for further reading
Mobilizing resources for text production: academic research networks
Introduction
'Competence' as individual expertise or networks of activity?
Multilingual scholars' networks
Characterizing local-transnational network activity in academic text production
Conclusion
Suggestions for further reading
Texts and literacy brokers
Introduction
'Polishing the text': literacy brokering in academic text production
Types of literacy brokers in academic text production
The impact of language brokers on texts
The impact of academic brokers on texts
Academic literacy brokers and the construction of knowledge in English-medium 'international' journals
Conclusion
Suggestions for further reading
Staying 'local', going 'global'?: working at Enlightenment Science
Introduction
The importance of the 'local' in scholars' writing lives
Everything in its place in the global academic utopia
Working toward equivalence
Conclusion
Suggestions for further reading
Boundaries and stratification in the global academic dystopia
Introduction
Science as local: 'global' is a place called the 'US'
Crossing boundaries (or attempts at 'scale-jumping')
What counts as 'new'? Locality, parochialism and exoticization
How locality gets valued in global knowledge making
Textual ideologies in gatekeeping the boundaries between local and global
Conclusion
Suggestions for further reading
Decentring academic text production and evaluation practices
Introduction
Academic text production within the current marketplace
Making visible ideologies of text production and evaluation systems
Sustaining local research languages and publications
Internationality rather than 'international'
Concluding comments: from knowledge economy to knowledge as a gift economy
Suggestions for further reading
Notes
References
Index
Free shipping on orders over $35*

*A minimum purchase of $35 is required. Shipping is provided via FedEx SmartPost® and FedEx Express Saver®. Average delivery time is 1 – 5 business days, but is not guaranteed in that timeframe. Also allow 1 - 2 days for processing. Free shipping is eligible only in the continental United States and excludes Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico. FedEx service marks used by permission."Marketplace" orders are not eligible for free or discounted shipping.

Learn more about the TextbookRush Marketplace.

×