[lg policy] book notice: Decolonisation, globalisation: Language-in-education policy and practice

Harold Schiffman hfsclpp at GMAIL.COM
Tue Aug 2 14:02:15 UTC 2011

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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