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Conceptualizing and Problematizing Boundaries in Language Education

  • Achilleas KostoulasEmail author
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Part of the Second Language Learning and Teaching book series (SLLT)

Abstract

This is a book about borders in language education, or, more precisely, a book that aims to challenge the way we think about the boundaries that define our professional lives as language educators. The interrogation of these boundaries is timelier than ever, as in recent years we are witnessing an erosion in the certainties through which language education has traditionally defined itself. This volume is premised on the belief that there is need for more shared discourse that challenges persisting borders: discourse that might bring closer those of us whose interests lie in different languages and curricular areas; discourse that will enable synergies between diverse theoretical perspectives; and discourse that might help to bridge divides between theory and practice.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Manchester Institute of Education, The University of ManchesterManchesterUK

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