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Author Canagarajah, A. Suresh.
Title A geopolitics of academic writing / A. Suresh Canagarajah.
Imprint Pittsburgh : University of Pittsburgh Press, [2002]
2002

Author Canagarajah, A. Suresh.
Series Pittsburgh series in composition, literacy, and culture
Pittsburgh series in composition, literacy, and culture.
University of Pittsburgh Press Digital Editions
University of Pittsburgh Digital Collections
Subject Scholarly publishing -- Political aspects.
Scholarly publishing -- Political aspects -- Developing countries.
Academic writing -- Political aspects.
Academic writing -- Political aspects -- Developing countries.
Communication in learning and scholarship -- Political aspects.
Communication in learning and scholarship -- Political aspects -- Developing countries.
Description 1 online resource (x, 332 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 314-324) and index.
Contents Contextualizing academic writing -- Communities of knowledge construction -- Conventions in knowledge construction -- Textual conventions in conflict -- Publishing requirements and material constraints -- Literacy practices and academic culture -- Poverty and power in knowledge production -- Reform, resistance, reconstruction.
Summary This work acts as a critique of current scholarly publishing practices, exposing the inequalities in the way academic knowledge is constructed and legitimized. It examines three broad conventions governing academic writing: textual concerns, social customs, and publishing practices.
Note Print version record.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Pittsburgh, Pa. : University of Pittsburgh, Digital Research Library
Note English.
ISBN 9780822972389 (electronic bk.)
0822972387 (electronic bk.)
0822957949
9780822957942
0822941872
9780822941873
8125031111
9788125031116
OCLC # 887802818
Additional Format Print version: Canagarajah, A. Suresh. Geopolitics of academic writing 0822957949 (DLC) 2002008025 (OCoLC)50064682



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