- Author: Linus Salö
- Release Date : 2017-07-06
- Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
- File Size: 823325 Bytes
‘A thoughtful study of the importance of language choice for making scholarly findings known to the world.’— Dr Florian Coulmas, University of Duisburg-Essen, GermanyThis 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 bo...