Critical Applied Linguistics
A Critical Introduction
By (author) Alastair Pennycook
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Critical Applied Linguistics by Alastair Pennycook
Book DescriptionThis accessible guide and introduction to critical applied linguistics provides a clear overview, highlighting problems, debates, and competing views in language education, literacy, discourse analysis, language in the workplace, translation and other language-related domains. Covering both critical theory and domains of practice, the book is organized around five themes: the politics of knowledge, the politics of language, the politics of texts, the politics of pedagogy, and the politics of difference. It is an important text for anyone involved in applied linguistics, TESOL, language education, or other language-related fields.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780805837919
(229mm x 152mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates Inc
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Publish Date: 12-Feb-2001
Country of Publication: United States
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