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Who's Centric Now? The Present State of Post-Colonial Englishes

Bruce Moore ed. Oxford University Press, 2001. 320 pages. ISBN 0 19 551450 5.

These are the papers from a conference held at the Australian National University 27 to 29 October 1999. The conference was sponsored by Oxford University Press Australia and New Zealand, the Australian National Dictionary Centre, and the Humanities Research Centre.

Chapters:

    Tom McArthur 'World English(es), world dictionaries'

    Tony Deverson 'New Zealand, New Zealand English, and the dictionaries'

    Bruce Moore 'Australian English: Australian identity'

    Graeme Kennedy 'Lexical borrowing from Maori in New Zealand English'

    Penny Silva 'South African English: politics and the sense of place'

    Vincent B.Y. Ooi 'Globalising Singaporean-Malaysian English in an inclusive learner's dictionary'

    Rahela Banu and Roland Sussex 'English in Bangladesh after independence: dynamics of policy and practice

    R.S. Gupta 'English in post-colonial India: an appraisal'

    Cavan Hogue 'The spread of Anglo-Indian words into South-East Asia'

    Darrell Tryon 'Pacific Pidgin Englishes: the Australian connection'

    Ian Malcolm 'Two-way English and the bicultural experience'

    Jan Tent 'The current status of English in Fiji'

    John Simpson 'Queen's English and People's English'

    Katherine Barber 'Neither Uncle Sam nor John Bull: Canadian English comes of age'

    Pam Peters 'Varietal effects: the influence of American English on Australian and British English'
 

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