LINGUIST List 25.3946

Wed Oct 08 2014

Books: Critical Perspectives on Language Education: Dunworth, Zhang (eds.)

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Date: 06-Oct-2014
From: Helen van der Stelt <Helen.vanderSteltspringer.com>
Subject: Critical Perspectives on Language Education: Dunworth, Zhang (eds.)
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Title: Critical Perspectives on Language Education
Subtitle: Australia and the Asia Pacific
Series Title: Multilingual Education
Published: 2014
Publisher: Springer
                http://www.springer.com

Book URL: http://www.springer.com/education+%26+language/book/978-3-319-06184-9

Editor: Katie Dunworth
Editor: Grace Zhang
Hardback: ISBN: 9783319061849 Pages: 243 Price: Europe EURO 99.99
Abstract:

The studies in this volume investigate how multilingual education involves a critical engagement with questions of identity and culture, and a movement towards new ways of being and belonging. It addresses previously under-explored issues, in particular the integration of theories like ‘thirdness’, and practices of language education and maintenance with relevance to the Asia-Pacific region. The analyses reveal the delicate balance of interests of all stakeholders and offer detailed insights into the reality of multilingual education, with specific examples of Chinese, English, Japanese and Tamil. In a globalised world, effective language education has become increasingly important, and the studies presented here have the potential to inform and advance evidence-based multilingual education through adding important dimensions of theoretical exploration and fresh empirical resources.

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
                            Language Acquisition
                            Sociolinguistics

Subject Language(s): Chinese, Mandarin (cmn)
                            English (eng)
                            Japanese (jpn)
                            Tamil (tam)

Written In: English (eng)

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