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Title: Sociolinguistics and Language Education
Edited By: NancyH.Hornberger
SandraLeeMcKay
URL: http://www.multilingual-matters.com/display.asp?isb=9781847692825
Series Title: New Perspectives on Language and Education
Description:

This book, addressed to experienced and novice language educators, provides
an up-to-date overview of sociolinguistics, reflecting changes in the global
situation and the continuing evolution of the field and its relevance to language
education around the world. Topics covered include nationalism and popular
culture, style and identity, creole languages, critical language awareness, gender
and ethnicity, multimodal literacies, classroom discourse, and ideologies and
power. Whether considering the role of English as an international language or
innovative initiatives in Indigenous language revitalization, in every context of
the world sociolinguistic perspectives highlight the fluid and flexible use of
language in communities and classrooms, and the importance of teacher
practices that open up spaces of awareness and acceptance of --and access to-
-the widest possible communicative repertoire for students.

Publication Year: 2010
Publisher: Multilingual Matters
Review: Read the review
BibTex: View BibTex record
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Sociolinguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1847692834
ISBN-13: 9781847692832
Pages: 592
Prices: U.S.$ 149.95
U.K.£ 89.95

 
 
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 1847692826
ISBN-13: 9781847692825
Pages: 592
Prices: U.K.£ 29.95
U.S.$ 39.95