War Words: Language, History and the Disciplining of English / Edition 2

War Words: Language, History and the Disciplining of English / Edition 2

by Urszula Clark
     
 

ISBN-10: 0080436501

ISBN-13: 9780080436500

Pub. Date: 02/01/2001

Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.

Debates about the nature of literacy and literacy practices have been conducted extensively over the years. Here, the author underlines the ideological character of such debates showing their deep historical roots. She also undertakes a comparison with other major English-speaking countries, most notably Australia, New Zealand and the USA.

Overview

Debates about the nature of literacy and literacy practices have been conducted extensively over the years. Here, the author underlines the ideological character of such debates showing their deep historical roots. She also undertakes a comparison with other major English-speaking countries, most notably Australia, New Zealand and the USA.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780080436500
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
02/01/2001
Pages:
324
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Language, History and Pedagogic Discourse
Language and Education in the 19th Century
English for the English: A Language for Life?
Nationalising a Curriculum for English
Sparking a War of Words: Recontextualising Grammar within Curriculum Statements for English in New Zealand and Australia
The Ebonics Debate: Race, Culture, Language and Identity in the USA
Conclusion.

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