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The Local Construction of a Global Language: Ideologies of English in South Korea
  • J. Park
  • Political Science
  • 18 March 2009
The book investigates how the hegemony of English in South Korea is constructed through the mediation of language ideologies. Based on an innovative analysis of metalinguistic discourse in languageExpand
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The promise of English: linguistic capital and the neoliberal worker in the South Korean job market
Abstract English is often assumed to be a key to material success and social inclusion, and this belief commonly works to justify the global dominance of English, glossing over and rationalizingExpand
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Markets of English: Linguistic Capital and Language Policy in a Globalizing World
1. Introduction 2. The Three Circles Model: A Market-Theoretic Perspective 3. Performativity and Appropriation: English in Autonomous and Unified Markets 4. Is There a Market for English as a LinguaExpand
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Language Ideologies in Educational Migration: Korean "Jogi Yuhak" Families in Singapore.
This paper discusses the connection between language ideologies and educational migration. South Korea is experiencing a boom in short-term migration among pre-university students, a phenomenon knownExpand
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Naturalization of Competence and the Neoliberal Subject: Success Stories of English Language Learning in the Korean Conservative Press
This article analyzes “success stories” of English language learning in the Korean conservative press as tales of neoliberal personhood, locating the stories within South Korea's neoliberalExpand
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The Three Circles Redux: A Market-Theoretic Perspective on World Englishes
While Kachru's Three Circles model of World Englishes (Kachru 1985, 1986; Kachru and Nelson 1996) has been highly influential in highlighting the changing distribution and functions of English, itExpand
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Regimenting languages on Korean television: subtitles and institutional authority
Abstract This article presents an analysis of two different practices of subtitling on Korean television. It claims that these practices constitute different strategies of entextualization thatExpand
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Language as pure potential
ABSTRACT Language occupies a crucial position in neoliberalism, due to the reimagination of language as commodified skill. This paper studies the role of language ideology in this transformation byExpand
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Continuous seiche in bays and harbors
Abstract. Seiches are often considered a transitory phenomenon wherein large amplitude water level oscillations are excited by a geophysical event, eventually dissipating some time after the event.Expand
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Space and Language Learning under the Neoliberal Economy
Neoliberalism, as an ideology that valorizes and institutionalizes market-based freedom and individual entrepreneurship, derives from the logic of highly advanced capitalism, and thus must beExpand
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