The Sociolinguistics of Academic Publishing : Language and the Practices of Homo Academicus Hardback
by Linus Salo
This book presents a sociolinguistics of academic publishing from an historical and contemporary perspective.
Using Swedish academia as a case study, it focuses on publishing practices within history and psychology.
The author demonstrates how new regimes of research evaluation and performance-based funding are impinging on university life.
His central argument, following the French sociologist Bourdieu, is that the trend towards publishing in English should be understood as a social strategy, developed in response to such transformations.
Thought-provoking and challenging, this book will interest students and scholars of sociolinguistics, language planning and language policy, research policy, sociology of science, history and psychology.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 141 pages, VII, 141 p.
- Publisher: Springer International Publishing AG
- Publication Date: 21/07/2017
- Category: Language: reference & general
- ISBN: 9783319589398
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