Decolonisation, globalisation: Language-in-education policy and practice

| August 1, 2011

Title: Decolonisation, globalisation: Language-in-education policy and practice

Editors: Angel M. Y. Lin and Peter W. Martin

Publisher: Multilingual Matters

Call Number: P40.8 .D43 2005

From the Publisher: This volume brings together scholars from around the world to juxtapose the voices of classroom participants alongside the voices of ruling elites with the aim of critically linking language policy issues with classroom practice in a range of contexts. The volume is suitable for postgraduate students, researchers and educators in a range of areas.

About the Editors:

Dr. Angel Lin is currently an Associate Professor, and Programme Leader of the MATESL Programme, in the Department of English. She received her Ph.D. from the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto, Canada in 1996. Since then her research and teaching has focused on such cutting-edge areas as critical discourse analysis, cultural and feminist media studies, new media literacies, language policies in postcolonial contexts, and sociocultural theories of language learning.

Peter Martin, a former Dean of Cornell Law School and an innovator in the field of digital technology law, teaches copyright and social security law. After his graduation from Harvard Law School, Professor Martin spent three years in the Air Force General Counsel’s Office, and then began his teaching career at the University of Minnesota Law School in 1967. He joined the Cornell Law School Faculty in 1972, and served as Dean from 1980 to 1988.

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