Encyclopedia of Language and Education

Encyclopedia of Language and Education : Language Policy and Political Issues in Education

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This volume covers basic fields of Sociolinguistics and the Sociology of Language; both macro- and micro-domains are presented in the fields of language teaching, minority languages, and problems of language acquisition as well as practical issues of curricula planning and textbook writing. This book addresses students and scholars in the social sciences as well as public officials in education, language teachers and textbook writers.
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  • Paperback | 304 pages
  • 155 x 235 x 17.02mm | 462g
  • Dordrecht, Netherlands
  • English
  • 1997 ed.
  • 304 p.
  • 0792349288
  • 9780792349280

Table of contents

Introduction. Theoretical Issues. 1. Language Attitudes and Educational Policy; H. Christ. 2. Language Planning and Education; M. Fettes. 3. Critical Applied Linguistics and Education; A. Pennycook. 4. Linguistic Discrimination in Educational Contexts; J. Baugh. 5. Language Policy and Political Issues in Language Education; D. Waite. Minorities and Education. 6. Human Rights and Language Policy in Education; T. Skutnabb-Kangas. 7. International Law and Education in a Minority Language; W.K. Hastings. 8. Language Policies for Indigenous People; D. Corson. 9. National Sign Languages and Language Policies; J. Branson. 10. Non-Standard Varieties and Educational Polity; D. Corson. Specific Areas. 11. Language Policies for a Multicultural Britain; N. Rassool. 12. Language Policy and Education in Australia; M. Clyne. 13. Language Policy and Education in the US; T. Ricento. 14. Language Policy and Education in Canada; B. Burnaby. 15. Language Policy and Education in Francophone Countries; S. Babault, C. Caitucoli. 16. Language Policy and Education in South Africa; U. Smit. 17. Language and Education in the Indian Sub-Continent; L. Khubchandani. 18. Language Policy and Education in New Zealand and the South Pacific; R. Watts. Practical and Empirical Issues. 19. The Politics of English Language Teaching; R. Philipson. 20. Media in Education; T. van Leeuwen. 21. Language Policy in Teacher Education; H. Christ. 22. School Language Politics; St.A. May. 23. Teaching Language and Power; H. Janks. Index.
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