Wednesday, August 1, 2012

The Hegemony of English by Donaldo Macedo, Bessie Dendrinos, and Panayota Gounari

A scholarly analysis of the English language as it is used by neoliberalists to dominate economic markets, educational institutions, and corporations around the world. An enlightening and thought provoking critique of current English language programs in the United States and Europe, with a special focus on how English has been used as a linguoracist tool to de-historicize words like freedom, democracy, and community in an attempt to posit the neoliberalist view as the only perspective in the contemporary realm of political thought.

Leatherby Libraries Call Number: P 119.3 .M334 2003, 2nd Floor Humanities
Review submitted by Kevin Ross,
Associate Dean - Leatherby Libraries
Rating: Highly Recommended

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