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New and Published Books

  1. Language, Ideology and Education

    The politics of textbooks in language education

    Edited by Xiao Lan Curdt-Christiansen, Csilla Weninger

    Series: Routledge Research in Language Education

    This book examines the role textbooks play in the teaching of dominant and non-dominant (first and foreign) languages in a range of cultural contexts worldwide. Each chapter addresses important issues related to what constitutes "legitimate knowledge", the politics of learning materials, global...

    Published April 17th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Secondary School English Education in Asia

    From policy to practice

    Edited by Bernard Spolsky, Kiwan Sung

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Asian Education

    Continuing on from the previously published Primary School English-Language Education in Asia: From Policy to Practice (Moon & Spolsky, 2012), this book compiles the proceedings which took place at the 2011 annual conference of AsiaTEFL which took place in Seoul, Korea. It surveys the current...

    Published April 9th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Adult Language Education and Migration

    Challenging agendas in policy and practice

    Edited by James Simpson, Anne Whiteside

    Adult Language Education and Migration: Challenging Agendas in Policy and Practice provides a lively and critical examination of policy and practice in language education for adult migrants around the world, showing how opportunities for learning the language of a new country both shape and are...

    Published March 27th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Markets of English

    Linguistic Capital and Language Policy in a Globalizing World

    By Joseph Sung-Yul Park, Lionel Wee

    Series: Routledge Studies in Sociolinguistics

    The global spread of English both reproduces and reinforces oppressive structures of inequality. But such structures can no longer be seen as imposed from an imperial center, as English is now actively adopted and appropriated in local contexts around the world. This book argues that such...

    Published February 27th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Global Portuguese

    Linguistic Ideologies in Late Modernity

    Edited by Luiz Paulo Moita-Lopes

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Multilingualism

    This book aims at deconstructing and problematizing linguistic ideologies related to Portuguese in late modernity and questioning the theoretical presuppositions which have led us to call Portuguese ‘a language.’ Such an endeavor is crucial when we know that Portuguese is a language which is...

    Published December 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Affirming Language Diversity in Schools and Society

    Beyond Linguistic Apartheid

    Edited by Pierre Orelus

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Language is perhaps the most common issue that surfaces in debates over school reform, and plays a vital role in virtually everything we are involved. This edited volume explores linguistic apartheid, or the disappearance of certain languages through cultural genocide by dominant European...

    Published January 13th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Language Planning in Europe

    Cyprus, Iceland and Luxembourg

    Edited by Robert B. Kaplan, Richard B. Baldauf Jr., Nkonko Kamwangamalu

    This volume focuses on language planning in Cyprus, Iceland and Luxembourg, explaining the linguistic diversity, historical and political contexts and current language situation (including language-in-education planning), the role of the media, the role of religion and the roles of non-indigenous...

    Published June 20th 2013 by Routledge

  8. The Global Intercultural Communication Reader

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Molefi Kete Asante, Yoshitaka Miike, Jing Yin

    The Global Intercultural Communication Reader is the first anthology to take a distinctly non-Eurocentric approach to the study of culture and communication. In this expanded second edition, editors Molefi Kete Asante, Yoshitaka Miike, and Jing Yin bring together thirty-two essential readings for...

    Published June 19th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Language Planning in Africa

    The Cameroon, Sudan and Zimbabwe

    Edited by Nkonko Kamwangamalu, Richard B. Baldauf Jr., Robert B. Kaplan

    This volume focuses on language planning in the Cameroon, Sudan and Zimbabwe, explaining the linguistic diversity, historical and political contexts, current language situation (including language-in-education planning), the role of the media, the role of religion and the roles of non-indigenous...

    Published June 14th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Bilingual Education and Language Policy in the Global South

    Edited by Jo Arthur Shoba, Feliciano Chimbutane

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Multilingualism

    This volume considers a range of ways in which bilingual programs can make a contribution to aspects of human and economic development in the global South. The authors examine the consequences of different policies, programs, and pedagogies for learners and local communities through recent...

    Published March 22nd 2013 by Routledge