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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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Motor Speech Disordersby Nick Miller; Anja Lowit

    Channel View Publications 2014; US$ 35.00

    Motor speech disorders are a common accompaniment of a whole range of neurological conditions, from stroke, brain injury and Parkinson?s disease through to many rarer conditions. This book aims to aid understanding of the nature of motor speech disorders from a cross-language perspective, in contrast to the largely English-centric nature of research... more...

  • Explorer Travellers and Adventure Tourismby Jennifer Laing; Warwick Frost

    Channel View Publications 2014; US$ 35.00

    This book examines the nexus between exploring and tourism and argues that exploration travel ? based heavily on explorer narratives and the promises of personal challenges and change ? is a major trend in future tourism. In particular, it analyses how romanticised myths of explorers form a foundation for how modern day tourists view travel and themselves.... more...

  • Tourism and Cricketby Tom Baum; Richard Butler

    Channel View Publications 2014; US$ 25.00

    This book is the first to focus on the relationship between tourism and cricket. The pattern of cricket as a sport and as a tourist attraction is highly dynamic. This volume examines how cricket as a participant and spectator sport generates diverse tourism to both major and peripheral locations. It looks at the ways in which cricket's extended duration... more...

  • Migrant Communication Enterprisesby Maria Sabaté i Dalmau

    Channel View Publications 2014; US$ 25.00

    This unique critical sociolinguistic ethnography explores alternative migrant-regulated institutions of resistance and subversive communication technology: the locutorios or ethnic call shops. These migrant-owned businesses act as a window into their multimodal and hybrid linguistic and communicative practices, and into their own linguistic hierarchies... more...