Author:Tollefson, James W


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Power and Inequality in Language Education

By: Tollefson, James W.

Price: $39.99

Publisher: United Kingdom, Cambridge University Press: 24/Feb/1995

Seller ID: 3306

ISBN: 0521468078

2 tables 222 In Power and Inequality in Language Education, James W. Tollefson assembles the work of twelve scholars who explore the relationship between language policy, wealth, and power. Their original research demonstrates how language planning and education reflect existing inequities in the distribution of economic, political, and social power, and how language policy is used to obtain and maintain power. Articles examine such timely topics as the growth of official language movements, the role of language teachers in reinforcing social inequality, and misconceptions regarding how first ... View more info