Critical Pedagogies and Language Learning

by Bonny Norton, Kelleen Toohey

Series: Cambridge Applied Linguistics

This important volume on the critical pedagogical approach addresses such topics as critical multiculturalism, gender and language learning, and popular culture. Critical pedagogies are instructional approaches aimed at transforming existing social relations in the interest of greater equity in schools and communities. This paperback edition on the pedagogical approach addresses such topics as critical multiculturalism, gender and language learning, and popular culture. Committed to language education that contributes to social justice, the contributors explore the meaning of creating equitable and critical instructional practices, by exploring diverse representations of knowledge. In addition, recommendations are made for further research, teacher education, and critical testing.

  • Cambridge University Press; January 2004
  • ISBN: 9781139525237
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  • Title: Critical Pedagogies and Language Learning
  • Series: Cambridge Applied Linguistics
  • Author: Bonny Norton (ed.); Kelleen Toohey (ed.)
  • Imprint: Cambridge University Press

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"Critical Pedagogies and Language Learning, is an important book that brings together a wide variety of critical perspectives on language teach and learning." The Canadian Modern Language Review