Implications for SLA, TESOL, and Bilingual Education
Drawing on the latest developments in bilingual and multilingual research, The Multilingual Turn offers a critique of, and alternative to, still-dominant monolingual theories, pedagogies and practices in SLA, TESOL, and bilingual education. Critics of the ‘monolingual bias’ argue that notions...
To Be Published September 5th 2013 by Routledge
Ethnicity, Nationalism and the Politics of Language, 2nd Edition
The second edition addresses new theoretical and empirical developments since its initial publication, including the burgeoning influence of globalization and the relentless rise of English as the current world language. May’s broad position, however, remains largely unchanged. He argues that the...
Published November 15th 2011 by Routledge
Theory and Praxis
Critical multiculturalism has emerged over the last decade as a direct challenge to liberal or benevolent forms of multicultural education. By integrating and advancing various critical theoretical threads such as anti-racist education, critical race theory, and critical pedagogy, critical...
Published February 23rd 2010 by Routledge
Ethnicity, Nationalism and the Politics of Language
2008 Choice Academic Outstanding Title Winner! In this provocative and ground-breaking book, Stephen May argues for a non-essentialist understanding of language rights, while at the same time outlining why language rights, particularly for minority groups, are defensible and important, both...
Published November 18th 2007 by Routledge
Rethinking Multicultural and Antiracist Education
This book aims to bring together two movements - multiculturalism and anti- racism - which, though having aims in common, have been at arms length in the past. Differences of emphasis have meant that classroom practice has been the natural realm of multiculturalism, while anti-racism has been...
Published November 16th 1998 by Routledge