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Channel View Publications

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  • Risk in Academic Writingby Lucia Thesen; Linda Cooper

    Channel View Publications 2013; US$ 15.00

    This book brings together a variety of voices ? students and teachers, journal editors and authors, writers from the global north and south ? to interrogate the notion of risk as it applies to the production of academic writing. Risk-taking is viewed as a productive force in teaching, learning and writing, and one that can be used to challenge the... more...

  • Young Children as Intercultural Mediatorsby Zhiyan Guo

    Channel View Publications 2014; US$ 35.00

    This multidisciplinary approach to cultural mediation brings together insights from anthropology, sociology, linguistics and intercultural communication to offer a detailed depiction of family life in immigrant Chinese communities. Utilising a strongly contextualised and evidence-based narrative approach to exploring the nature of child cultural mediation,... more...

  • Tourism and National Identityby Kalyan Bhandari

    Channel View Publications 2014; US$ 25.00

    This book explores the role of tourism as a means to express 'nation' and 'nationhood'. Based on field research in southwest and central Scotland it shows how various historical accounts, cultural icons and images, events and celebrations create a meaning of the Scottish nation. It examines the narratives, either explicit or implicit, produced at heritage-related... more...

  • Language Policy Processes and Consequencesby Sarah Catherine K. Moore

    Channel View Publications 2014; US$ 30.00

    This book accessibly and comprehensively outlines the highly complex case of the English-only movement and educational language policy in Arizona. It ranges from early Proposition 203 implementation to an investigation of what Structured English Immersion (SEI) policy looks like in today's classrooms, and concludes with a discussion on what the various... more...

  • Measuring L2 Proficiencyby Pascale Leclercq; Amanda Edmonds

    Channel View Publications 2014; US$ 35.00

    The creation of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) has given rise to interest and debate among policy makers, testers, teachers and researchers alike in the reliability and feasibility of the assessment of second language (L2) proficiency. This volume brings together concrete ideas on identifying and measuring L2 proficiency... more...

  • Spices and Tourismby Lee Jolliffe

    Channel View Publications 2014; US$ 25.00

    This is the first book to explore the relationship between tourism and spices. It examines the various layers of connection between spices and tourism in terms of destinations, attractions and cuisines. The book reveals how spice-producing destinations are employing spices in destination branding and encouraging spice farms to move towards tourism,... more...

  • Coastal Mass Tourismby Bill Bramwell

    Channel View Publications 2004; US$ 30.00

    This book examines the development of mass tourism in coastal regions of Southern Europe, with implications for similar regions across the world. It provides a critical assessment of two influential policies intended to promote sustainable development, these being attempts to make mass tourism resorts more sustainable, and the development of smaller-scale,... more...

  • Continua of Biliteracyby Nancy H. Hornberger

    Channel View Publications 2003; US$ 25.00

    Biliteracy - the use of two or more languages in and around writing- is an inescapable feature of lives and schools worldwide, yet one which most educational policy and practice continue blithely to ignore. The continua of biliteracy featured in the present volume offers a comprehensive yet flexible model to guide educators, researchers, and policy-makers... more...

  • Motivation, Language Attitudes and Globalisationby Zoltan Dornyei; Kata Csizer

    Channel View Publications 2006; US$ 25.00

    This volume presents the results of the largest ever language attitude/motivation survey in second language studies. The research team gathered data from over 13,000 Hungarian language learners on three successive occasions: in 1993, 1999 and 2004. The examined period covers a particularly prominent time in Hungary?s history, the transition from a... more...

  • Bilingual Mindsby Aneta Pavlenko

    Channel View Publications 2006; US$ 30.00

    Do bi- and multilinguals perceive themselves differently in their respective languages? Do they experience different emotions? How do they express emotions and do they have a favourite language for emotional expression? How are emotion words and concepts represented in the bi- and multilingual lexicons? This ground-breaking book opens up a new field... more...