The English-Vernacular Divide: Postcolonial Language Politics and Practice (Bilingual Education & Bilingualism)

The English-Vernacular Divide: Postcolonial Language Politics and Practice (Bilingual Education & Bilingualism)

Vaidehi Ramanathan


This e-book bargains a severe exploration of the function of English in postcolonial groups akin to India. in particular, it specializes in a few neighborhood ways that the language falls alongside the traces of a class-based divide (with ancillary ones of gender and caste as well). The ebook argues that problems with inequality, subordination and unequal worth appear to revolve without delay round the common positioning of English on the subject of vernacular languages.  The writer used to be raised and schooled within the Indian academic system.

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