Publication details [#56592]

Sharma, Bal Krishna. 2012. Beyond social networking: Performing global Englishes in Facebook by college youth in Nepal. Journal of Sociolinguistics 16 (4) : 483–509.
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Language as a subject
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This paper discusses how economically and educationally privileged Nepali college youth employ Facebook social networking to reset the role of English in relation to their existing social relationships, innovatively mixing the English and Nepali language in their bilingual identity construction.