List of John Benjamins publications for which Robert Phillipson plays a role.
A response to the rejoinder of Jacques Mélitz. Language Problems and Language Planning 43:3, pp. 318–3242019.
Languages in public policy, and constraints in academia. Language Problems and Language Planning 43:3, pp. 286–3112019.
The article explores evidence of public policy ignoring scholarly recommendations, and describes instances of this in the field of language policy at both supranational and national levels. One significant contemporary influence is that university autonomy and academic freedom are being constrained… read more | Discussion
Chapter 12. English, the Lingua Nullius of global hegemony. The Politics of Multilingualism: Europeanisation, globalisation and linguistic governance, Kraus, Peter A. and François Grin (eds.), pp. 275–3042018.
Purportedly democratic states have many unjust and undemocratic features. This is also true of the management of EU affairs, including its multilingualism. These weaknesses co-articulate with an increased use of English in globalisation, neoliberalism, and greater European integration. There has… read more | Chapter
A response to the article ‘English as an International Language: Challenges and possibilities’, by Michael Clyne and Farzad Sharifian. English as an International Language: Challenges and possibilities, Clyne, Michael and Farzad Sharifian † (eds.), pp. 29.1–29.92008.
Language ecology. Handbook of Pragmatics: 2007 Installment, Östman, Jan-Ola and Jef Verschueren (eds.), pp. 1–242007.
Global English and local language policies: What Denmark needs. Language Problems and Language Planning 25:1, pp. 1–242001.
The paper analyses the mythology and imagery underpinning global English, the many labels used to describe English, and the transition from an imperialist language into one that meshes with ongoing processes of Europeanisation and Americanisation, largely through the influence of transnational… read more | Article
Language ecology. Handbook of Pragmatics: 1999 Installment, Verschueren, Jef, Jan-Ola Östman, Jan Blommaert † and Chris Bulcaen (eds.), pp. 1–182001.
English in the New World Order: Variations on a Theme of Linguistic Imperialism and “World” English. Ideology, Politics and Language Policies: Focus on English, Ricento, Thomas (ed.), pp. 87–1062000.
Lessons for Europe from language policy in Australia. Language Choices: Conditions, constraints, and consequences, Pütz, Martin (ed.), pp. 115 ff.1997.