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The article expands the debate about the interaction and conflict of linguistic commodification with other values attached to a language. It interrogates Russian dominant discourse produced between 2010-2015, focusing on how it attributes the values of ‘pride’ and ‘profit’ to the Russian language in three transnational contexts: the narrative of ‘compatriots’ outside Russia, the formation of the Eurasian Economic Union and the conflict between Russia and Ukraine. It argues that the discursive construction of Russian as a means for material advancement is constantly intertwined with manufacturing the transnational semantics of belonging to Russia (the transnational ‘pride’). This is often overlaid with the instrumental value-attribution for Russian for establishing and perpetuating power relations, exerting control and, finally, warmongering.
|Number of pages||14|
|Journal||International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism|
|Early online date||26 Dec 2015|
|Publication status||Published - 2 May 2017|
- linguistic commodification
- linguistic weaponization
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Larissa Ryazanova-Clarke (Invited speaker)17 Jun 2014
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