Robert Phillipson

List of John Benjamins publications for which Robert Phillipson plays a role.



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… read more
Phillipson, Robert 2018 Chapter 12. English, the Lingua Nullius of global hegemonyThe Politics of Multilingualism: Europeanisation, globalisation and linguistic governance, Kraus, Peter A. and François Grin (eds.), pp. 275–304 | Chapter
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
Skutnabb-Kangas, Tove and Robert Phillipson 2007 Language ecologyHandbook of Pragmatics: 2007 Installment, Östman, Jan-Ola and Jef Verschueren (eds.), pp. 1–24 | Article
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
Skutnabb-Kangas, Tove and Robert Phillipson 2001 Language ecologyHandbook of Pragmatics: 1999 Installment, Verschueren, Jef, Jan-Ola Östman, Jan Blommaert † and Chris Bulcaen (eds.), pp. 1–18 | Article
Phillipson, Robert 1997 Lessons for Europe from language policy in AustraliaLanguage Choices: Conditions, constraints, and consequences, Pütz, Martin (ed.), pp. 115 ff. | Article