Tag Archives: Mark Duffield

Lingos: From language knowledge to communication skills

Global governance has expanded over the last two decades into long-term involvement in many countries. This long-term involvement may be compared to earlier European colonial governance, although they follow distinct models of knowledge and interaction. Today‚Äôs global multicultural models, which … Continue reading

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LINGOs: Politics of Cultural and Language Knowledge in Post-Cold War Humanitarianism

LINGOs: Politics of Cultural and Language Knowledge in Post-Cold War Humanitarianism Humanitarianism has been to core how the Global North has related to the Global South. The Live Aid response to the 1984-5 Ethiopian Famine anticipated how humanitarianism would become … Continue reading

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Strangers Meeting? Global Governance and Global English Debates

Globalisation and global governance have been major preoccupations of the social sciences for the last two decades. Yet the language dimension of the evolving global civil society relations has been neglected in the social sciences and policy thinking on global … Continue reading

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