Chapter 22. Shadows of Discourse: Intercultural Communication in Global Contexts

  1. Nikolas Coupland
  1. Claire Kramsch and
  2. Elizabeth Boner

Published Online: 7 OCT 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444324068.ch22

The Handbook of Language and Globalization

The Handbook of Language and Globalization

How to Cite

Kramsch, C. and Boner, E. (2010) Shadows of Discourse: Intercultural Communication in Global Contexts, in The Handbook of Language and Globalization (ed N. Coupland), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444324068.ch22

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 OCT 2010
  2. Published Print: 6 AUG 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405175814

Online ISBN: 9781444324068

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Keywords:

  • language, distance and identities;
  • shadows of discourse - intercultural communication in global contexts;
  • global shadows - Africa in the Neo-Liberal World Order (2006) – anthropologist, James Ferguson focusing attention on global areas of poverty;
  • intercultural communication in global age;
  • Alastair Pennycook's Global Englishes and Transcultural Flows (2007);
  • global intercultural communication - in a Tanzanian Eco-Partnership;
  • real and imagined solidarities - and exclusionary tactics of global discourse;
  • global and local shadows - “the funding world,” “the government” and “the community”;
  • nature of intercultural communication in global contexts - what approaches to discourse are best suited in studying it;
  • discourse wars, policing boundaries of the speakable - and of who has the right to membership in a global society of speakers

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Intercultural Communication in a Global Age

  • Global Intercultural Communication in a Tanzanian Eco-Partnership

  • Discussion

  • References