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Translation and Global Spaces of Power

Edited by: Stefan Baumgarten, Jordi Cornellà-Detrell | Paperback | 9781788921800

This book focuses on the role of translation in a globalising world. It presents a series of case studies that explore the ways in which translation is subject to ideology and power play across diverging domains and genres.…

Transcending Self and Other Through Akogare (Desire) The English Language and the Internationalization of Higher Education in Japan

Author: Chisato Nonaka | Hardback | 9781788921701

The Japanese concept of <em>akogare </em>has become well known in TESOL-related literature in recent years, usually in the context of interracial sexual desire. In this far-reaching new study of the internationalization of Japanese Higher Education, Chisato Nonaka uses <em>akogare</em> as both an analytica…

Mind Matters in SLA

Edited by: Clare Wright, Thorsten Piske, Martha Young-Scholten | Paperback | 9781788921602

This book examines key issues in theories of what language is and what happens in the mind during second language acquisition (SLA), inspiring readers to think in new and exciting ways about language learning and teaching. Chapters, written by both established and rising star scholars, provide cutting-edge insights and new empirical find…

Profiles of Dual Language Education in the 21st Century

Edited by: M. Beatriz Arias, Molly Fee | Paperback | 9781788921657

In the last 20 years dual language education programs have increased in number and expanded in range. Whereas once they were predominantly focused at the elementary level, they now span from pre-K through to high school.…

Teacher Leadership for Social Change in Bilingual and Bicultural Education

Author: Deborah K. Palmer | Paperback | 9781788921428

Leadership takes on a tone of urgency when we are struggling for justice. At the same time, the right to lead – the agency to embrace a leadership identity – can also feel more distant when we are marginalized by the dominant society.…

Spirituality and English Language Teaching Religious Explorations of Teacher Identity, Pedagogy and Context

Edited by: Mary Shepard Wong, Ahmar Mahboob | Paperback | 9781788921527

This collection of 16 reflective accounts and data-driven studies explores the interrelationship of religious identity and English Language Teaching (ELT). The chapters broaden a topic which has traditionally focused on Christianity by including Buddhist, Hindu, Muslim and non-religious perspectives.…

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Translation and the Interplay between Society, Ideology and Power

This month we published Translation and Global Spaces of Power edited by Stefan Baumgarten and Jordi Cornellà-Detrell. In this post the editors tell us what to expect from the book. Translation is a key process in the circulation of values and ideas across languages and cultures. Translation is a key site of cultural production and contestation, it … Continue reading Translation and the Interplay between Society, Ideology and Power

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