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Pauwels, Anne (2011) 'Planning for a global lingua franca: challenges for feminist language planning in English(es) around the world.' Current Issues in Language Planning, 12 (1). pp. 9-19.

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In this paper I outline the challenges for feminist language planning in the context of a global lingua franca – English. Drawing upon the views of speakers of ‘World Englishes’ I discuss their reactions as well as reported practices in relation to gender-inclusive language use. This reveals the complexities of managing the tension between the ‘universal’ goals of feminism(s) and the myriad of local and cultural differences affecting in the social, economic and political positions of women.

Item Type: Journal Article
SOAS Departments & Centres: Departments and Subunits > School of Languages, Cultures & Linguistics > Department of Linguistics
Legacy Departments > Faculty of Languages and Cultures > Department of Linguistics
ISSN: 14664208
DOI (Digital Object Identifier):
Date Deposited: 28 Mar 2012 08:46

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