Language, Education and Neoliberalism : Critical Studies in Sociolinguistics, Hardback Book

Language, Education and Neoliberalism : Critical Studies in Sociolinguistics Hardback

Edited by Mi-Cha Flubacher, Alfonso del Percio

Part of the Critical Language and Literacy Studies series

Description

This edited volume presents an empirical account of how neoliberal ideas are adopted on the ground by different actors in different educational settings, from bilingual education in the US, to migrant work programmes in Italy, to minority language teaching in Mexico.

It examines language and education as objects of neoliberalization and as powerful tools and sites through which ideological principles underpinning neoliberal societies and economies are (re)produced and maintained (and with that, inequality and exclusion).

This book aims to produce a complex understanding of how neoliberal rationalities are articulated within locally anchored and historical regimes of knowledge on language, education and society.

Information

  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 264 pages
  • Publisher: Channel View Publications Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Sociolinguistics
  • ISBN: 9781783098682

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