A Peripherist View of English as a Language of Decolonization in Post-colonial India

  • VINITI VAISH
  • Published 2005

Abstract

This article presents a ‘peripherist’ view of English language use in India. I define peripherism as the ideology or view of those groups that have historically been linguistically subalternized or disenfranchised but that have now, due to the market forces of globalization, gained access to linguistic capital. Rather than a tool of linguicism, which it was… (More)

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@inproceedings{VAISH2005APV, title={A Peripherist View of English as a Language of Decolonization in Post-colonial India}, author={VINITI VAISH}, year={2005} }