Critical Applied Linguistics: A Critical Introduction

Critical Applied Linguistics: A Critical Introduction

by Alastair Pennycook
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0805837914

ISBN-13: 9780805837919

Pub. Date: 01/28/2001

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Critical applied linguistics is a newly emergent approach to critical questions in language education, literacy, discourse analysis, language in the workplace, translation, and other language-related domains. This book is the first accessible guide and introduction to this newly defined area of work. Covering both critical theory- from post-colonialism to

Overview

Critical applied linguistics is a newly emergent approach to critical questions in language education, literacy, discourse analysis, language in the workplace, translation, and other language-related domains. This book is the first accessible guide and introduction to this newly defined area of work. Covering both critical theory- from post-colonialism to queer theory- and domains of practice, this book is organized around the following themes: the politics of knowledge, the politics of language, the politics of texts, the politics of pedagogy, and the politics of difference.

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ISBN-13:
9780805837919
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/28/2001
Pages:
222
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.80(d)

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Table of Contents

Contents: Preface. Introducing Critical Applied Linguistics. The Politics of Knowledge. The Politics of Language. The Politics of Text. The Politics of Pedagogy. The Politics of Difference. Applied Linguistics With an Attitude.

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