Decolonisation, Globalisation: Language-in-education Policy and Practice

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Angel Lin, Peter W. Martin
Multilingual Matters, Jan 1, 2005 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 204 pages
This volume brings together scholars from around the world to juxtapose the voices of classroom participants alongside the voices of ruling elites with the aim of critically linking language policy issues with classroom practice in a range of contexts. The volume is suitable for postgraduate students, researchers and educators in a range of areas.
 

Contents

From a Critical Deconstruction Paradigm to a Critical
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Language Choice
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Critical Transdisciplinary Perspectives on Languagein
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Official Ideology
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The Four Language Stages in the History of Iran
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Higher Education Language Policy and the Challenge
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Language Classroom Practices in Kenya
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The Intersection
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LanguageinEducation Policies and Practices in Africa with
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Index
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Angel Lin is Associate Professor in the Department of English and Communication at the City University of Hong Kong. She teaches and researches in the areas of critical discourse analysis, urban and school ethnography, bilingual education, feminist cultural studies and postcolonial studies.
Peter Martin is Senior Lecturer and Director of the Centre for English Language Teacher Education and Applied Linguistics in the School of Education at the University of Leicester. His research interests include bilingualism, bilingual education, language education, classroom discourse and language shift.

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