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By Alastair Pennycook

This obtainable advisor and advent to serious utilized linguistics presents a transparent review, highlighting difficulties, debates, and competing perspectives in language schooling, literacy, discourse research, language within the office, translation and different language-related domain names. overlaying either severe conception and domain names of perform, the publication is geared up round 5 topics: the politics of data, the politics of language, the politics of texts, the politics of pedagogy, and the politics of distinction. it's an immense textual content for somebody excited by utilized linguistics, TESOL, language schooling, or different language-related fields.

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