Sociolinguistics and Language Education

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Overview

This book provides an up-to-date overview of sociolinguistics, including topics of nationalism and popular culture, style and identity, creole languages, critical language awareness, multimodal literacies, classroom discourse, ideologies and power, across language education contexts ranging from the teaching of English as an international language to Indigenous language revitalization.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781847692832
  • Publisher: Channel View Publications Ltd
  • Publication date: 6/15/2010
  • Series: New Perspectives on Language and Education Series , #18
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 560
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 1.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Nancy H. Hornberger is Professor of Education and Director of Educational Linguistics at the University of Pennsylvania, USA. Recent three-time Fulbright Senior Specialist, to Paraguay, New Zealand, and South Africa respectively, Hornberger teaches, lectures, and advises on multilingualism and education throughout the world and has authored or edited over two dozen books, including most recently Can Schools Save Indigenous Languages? Policy and Practice on Four Continents (Palgrave Macmillan 2008), and the ten-volume Encyclopedia of Language and Education (Springer 2008).
Sandra McKay is Professor Emeritus of English at San Francisco State University. Her books include Teaching English as an International Language: Rethinking Goals and Approaches (2002, OUP) and Sociolinguistics and Language Teaching (edited with Nancy Hornberger, 1996, CUP). Her newest book is International English in its Sociolinguistic Contexts: Towards a Socially Sensitive Pedagogy (with Wendy Bokhorst-Heng, 2008, Frances Taylor). She has received Fulbright Grants, academic specialists awards and worked extensively in international teacher education in Asia, Africa, South America and Europe.
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Table of Contents

Contributors

Introduction

Part 1: Language and Ideology

1 Language and Ideologies 3

2 Language, Power and Pedagogies Mary E. McGroarty McGroarty, Mary E. 40

3 Nationalism, Identity and Popular Culture Hilary Janks Janks, Hilary 62

Part 2: Language and Society Alastair Pennycook Pennycook, Alastair

4 English as an International Language Alastair Pennycook Pennycook, Alastair 89

5 Multilingualism and Codeswitching in Education Sandra Lee Mckay Mckay, Sandra Lee 116

6 Language Policy and Planning Nkonko M. Kamwangamalu Kamwangamalu, Nkonko M. 143

Part 3: Language and Variation Joseph Lo Bianco Lo Bianco, Joseph

7 Style and Styling Joseph Lo Bianco Lo Bianco, Joseph 177

8 Critical Language Awareness Júrgen Jaspers Jaspers, Júrgen 205

9 Pidgins and Creoles H. Samy Alim Alim, H. Samy 232

Part 4: Language and Literacy Jeff Siegel Siegel, Jeff

10 Cross-cultural Perspectives on Writing: Contrastive Rhetoric Jeff Siegel Siegel, Jeff 265

11 Sociolinguistics, Language Teaching and New Literacy Studies Ryuko Kubota Kubota, Ryuko 290

12 Multimodal Literacy in Language Classrooms Constant Leung Leung, Constant 317

Part 5: Language and Identity Phillip A. Towndrow Towndrow, Phillip A.

13 Language and Identity Phillip A. Towndrow Towndrow, Phillip A. 349

14 Gender Identities in Language Education Bonny Norton Norton, Bonny 370

15 Language and Ethnicity Christina Higgins Higgins, Christina 398

16 Language Socialization Angela Reyes Reyes, Angela 427

Part 6: Language and Interaction Patricia A. Duff Duff, Patricia A.

17 Language and Culture Patricia A. Duff Duff, Patricia A. 455

18 Conversation Analysis Makoto Omori Omori, Makoto 492

19 Classroom Discourse Analysis: A Focus on Communicative Repertoires Jack Sidnell Sidnell, Jack 528

Part 7: Language and Education Betsy Rymes Rymes, Betsy

20 Language and Education: A Limpopo Lens Betsy Rymes Rymes, Betsy 549

Index Nancy H. Hornberger Hornberger, Nancy H. 565

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