Language, Space and Power: A Critical Look at Bilingual Education (Bilingual Education & Bilingualism)

Language, Space and Power: A Critical Look at Bilingual Education (Bilingual Education & Bilingualism)

By: Samina Hadi-Tabassum (author)Hardback

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Description

Language, Space, and Power describes the sociolinguistic and sociocultural life of a Spanish-English dual language classroom in which attention is given to not only the language learning processes at hand but also to how race, ethnicity, and gender dynamics interact within the language acquisition process.

About Author

Samina Hadi-Tabassum received a doctorate degree from Columbia University and is currently an Assistant Professor at Dominican University in River Forest, Illinois. She is the director of the Bilingual and ESL Program. Her research interests include bilingual education, multicultural education, and linguistics.

Contents

Contents Introduction Chapter 1. The Research Setting Chapter 2. Language Space and Power: Examining Metalinguistic Conflicts Along the Borderlands Chapter 3. The Cheers: The Ethics of Making Aesthetic Judgements Chapter 4. Jack, Su Mama Y El Burro: The Performitivity of Race, Gender and Language in a Bilingual Play Chapter 5. The Flow and Movement of Music: Appropriating the Third Space Chapter 6. Conclusion: False Binaries and True Dialectics References Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781853598791
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 304
  • ID: 9781853598791
  • weight: 504
  • ISBN10: 1853598798

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