Critical Applied Linguistics: A Critical Introduction by Alastair Pennycook

By Alastair Pennycook

This available advisor and creation to serious utilized linguistics offers a transparent evaluation, highlighting difficulties, debates, and competing perspectives in language schooling, literacy, discourse research, language within the place of work, translation and different language-related domain names. overlaying either serious conception and domain names of perform, the ebook is geared up round 5 subject matters: the politics of information, the politics of language, the politics of texts, the politics of pedagogy, and the politics of distinction. it really is an enormous textual content for an individual occupied with utilized linguistics, TESOL, language schooling, or different language-related fields.

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