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The politics of language education

individuals and institutions

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Published by Multilingual Matters in Bristol, Buffalo .
Written in English

  • Language and languages -- Study and teaching,
  • Language policy,
  • Language and languages -- Political aspects

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by J. Charles Alderson.
    SeriesNew perspectives on language and education
    ContributionsAlderson, J. Charles.
    LC ClassificationsP53.6128 .P65 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22984189M
    ISBN 109781847691439, 9781847691422, 9781847691446
    LC Control Number2009001470

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The Politics of Language Education: Individuals and Institutions (NEW PERSPECTIVES ON LANGUAGE AND EDUCATION) [Charles Alderson] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Politics can be a very important influence on educational developments and Format: Paperback. Language, Ideology and Education: The Politics of Textbooks in Language Education breaks new ground in adding to our understanding of the role of textbooks in the ideological context of the foreign language classroom It is a book that should be read by all current and future foreign language educators Timothy Reagan, Nazarbayev University.

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Demographers predict that by the end of the century Spanish-speaking persons will constitute the largest minority group in the United States--in this context, bilingual education must be considered a crucial issue for educators and policymakers at the state, national, and local levels.

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I’ll work with labor, industry, government, and educators to strengthen and build new industries, create more high-paying. Politics and Education: Cases from eleven nations tackles the relationship between politics and education. The book presents several dimensions of the politics-education relationship, such as the use of education in achieving political agendas and the effects of the interest of a political group on educational policy.

The expansion of English worldwide has been predicted ever since British occupation of North America. Throughout the British empire English was the language of power. Postcolonial states have largely perpetuated the role of English in government and education, and are heavily influenced by Anglo-American academic structures, know-how and by: This book examines the role that language has played in forming modern European nations.

With language an omnipresent issue within the European Union, the importance languages have played within the histories and present situations of member nations is a crucial topic/5.

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Get this from a library. Language, ideology and education: the politics of textbooks in language education. [Xiao Lan Curdt-Christiansen;] -- "This book examines the complexities of the multiple discourses, texts and voices that are embedded in teaching and learning materials from different language contexts.

Each chapter addresses. When a conservative think tank released a book last year that criticized bilingual education, the group set out to advertise it in the newsletter of the organization best known for promoting such Author: Lynn Schnaiberg.

Seeing education as the central battleground for all debates on language, the study in six thoroughly documented chapters investigates the language policy of the Qing and Republican governments, vernacular journalism of the revolutionaries, the activities of urban script reformers, the linguistic thought of the national essence advocates, and Cited by: Get this from a library.

The politics of language education: individuals and institutions. [J Charles Alderson;] -- This volume highlights the importance of micropolitics in shaping language education policy, development and projects.

Chapters discuss background theory to understanding micropolitics, issues. An international language like French or English, a vestige of colonialism, carries prestige, is used in higher education, and promises mobility-and yet it will not be well known by its essays inLanguages in Africaexplore the layers of African multilingualism as they affect language policy and education.

Through case studies ranging. Oct 04,  · Ben Lerner’s New Novel and the Politics of Language Garth Risk Hallberg discusses Lerner’s “The Topeka School,” and Bari Weiss talks about “How to Fight Anti-Semitism.”.

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Education, according to Joseph, plays a vital role in shaping both language standardization and its primacy over alternative language use. “Education is central to language and politics because it is through education that language and national identity are.

Dec 23,  · Abstract. This chapter summarizes more than three decades of scholarship on the politics of English language teaching (ELT) by outlining and describing early developments, major contributions, selected works in progress, some current problems and difficulties, and.

This article reviews the book: “The politics of language education: Individuals and institutions”, edited by J.C. Alderson. Discover the world's research 15+ million members. The aim of this edited book is to begin a debate about the nature and role of micropolitics, to contribute to a better understanding of language education, change and resistance to change, and the processes of language education.

Sep 04,  · 'Politics and the English Language' is widely considered Orwell's most important essay on style. Style, for Orwell, was never simply a question of aesthetics; it was always inextricably linked to politics and to truth.'All issues are political issues, and politics itself is a mass of lies, evasions, folly, hatred and the general atmosphere is bad, language must suffer.Dec 12,  · Bureaucratic double-speak, tautology and ambiguous cliche not only dominate the language of public life from the health service to higher education, talking .Nov 19,  · This book examines the ways in which the media represents language-related issues, but also how the media's use of language is central to the construction of what people think language is, could or ought to be like.

The chapters examine issues of identity, gender, youth, citizenship, politics and ideology across a range of media, including television, radio, newspapers, magazines and the.