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The Dynamics of Language and Inequality in Education Social and Symbolic Boundaries in the Global South

Edited by: Joel Austin Windle, Dánie de Jesus, Lesley Bartlett | Paperback | 9781788926935

This book contributes new perspectives from the Global South on the ways in which linguistic and discursive boundaries shape inequalities in educational contexts, ranging from Amazonian missions to Mongolian universities. Through critical ethnographic and sociolinguistic analysis, the chapters explore how such boundaries contribute to th…

Learning and Not Learning in the Heritage Language Classroom Engaging Mexican-Origin Students

Author: Kimberly Adilia Helmer | Paperback | 9781788927628

<em>Learning and Not Learning in the Heritage Language Classroom</em>, a critical ethnography, describes the first year of a teacher-founded charter high school and presents a case-study of compulsory Spanish heritage language instruction with two Spanish-language teachers, one English dominant and the other Spanish domin…

Duoethnography in English Language Teaching Research, Reflection and Classroom Application

Edited by: Robert J. Lowe, Luke Lawrence | Paperback | 9781788927178

This book sets out duoethnography as a method of research, reflective practice and as a pedagogical approach in English Language Teaching (ELT). The book provides an introduction to the history of duoethnography and lays out its theoretical foundations.…

Sociolinguistic Perspectives on Migration Control Language Policy, Identity and Belonging

Edited by: Markus Rheindorf, Ruth Wodak | Paperback | 9781788924665

In the midst of an international crisis in migration policy – widely referred to as a ‘refugee crisis’ – this book brings together timely analyses of the manifold and yet specific ways in which migration affects globalized societies, set against the background of the rise of nationalist and populist movements. The…

Chronotopic Identity Work Sociolinguistic Analyses of Cultural and Linguistic Phenomena in Time and Space

Edited by: Sjaak Kroon, Jos Swanenberg | Paperback | 9781788926607

The concept of chronotopicity is increasingly used in sociolinguistic theorizing as a new way of looking at context and scale in studies of language, culture and identity. This volume brings together empirical work that puts flesh on the bones of this rather abstract chronotopical theorizing, especially focusing on the discursive constru…

Fluency in L2 Learning and Use

Edited by: Pekka Lintunen, Maarit Mutta, Pauliina Peltonen | Paperback | 9781788926294

This book brings together theoretical and empirical approaches to second language (L2) fluency and provides a state-of-the-art overview of current research on the topic. The strength of the volume lies in its interdisciplinarity: the chapters approach fluency from non-traditional starting points and go beyond disciplinary boundaries in t…

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