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Title: Urban Schools and English Language Education in Late Modern China
Subtitle: A Critical Sociolinguistic Ethnography
Written By: Miguel Pérez-Milans
Series Title: Routledge Critical Studies in Multilingualism

This book explores the meaning of modernization in contemporary Chinese education. It examines the implications of the implementation of reforms in English language education for experimental-urban schools in the People’s Republic of China. Pérez-Milans sheds light on how national, linguistic, and cultural ideologies linked to modernization are being institutionally (re)produced, legitimated, and inter-personally negotiated through everyday practice in the current context of Chinese educational reforms.

Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Subject Language(s): English
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9780415502221
Pages: 196
Prices: U.K. £ 80.00