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ERIC Number: EJ668035
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
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ISSN: ISSN-0883-2919
The Ambivalent Role of English in Brazilian Politics.
Rajagopalan, Kanavillil
World Englishes, v22 n2 p91-101 May 2003
Discusses the political import of a controversial bill currently being debated in the upper house of Brazil's legislature that seeks to curb the use of English in all but a handful of situations. Examines the ambivalence toward the language and suggest it has to do with the difficult geopolitics of the region and the contradictions in has engendered through the years. (VWL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Brazil