Discourses and Identities in Contexts of Educational Change: Contributions from the United States and Mexico (Counterpoints #387) (Paperback)

Discourses and Identities in Contexts of Educational Change: Contributions from the United States and Mexico (Counterpoints #387) By Shirley R. Steinberg (Editor), Guadalupe López-Bonilla (Editor), Karen Englander (Editor) Cover Image
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Discourses and Identities in Contexts of Educational Change presents the work of fourteen scholars concerning the United States and Mexico. The authors explore current and changing educational contexts through the relationship between discourses and identities. These are contexts in which the participants must negotiate multiple, and sometimes conflicting, positions. The empirical studies reported here are grounded in contemporary theories of sociolinguistics and literacy practices, social relations conceptualized in dynamics of power, and identity representations. The book uniquely contributes to the challenges facing different educational communities in specific contexts by using discourse and identity as the conceptual tools to analyze the problematic and often unclear relationship among diverse educational actors immersed in contexts of change at the local, national, and global levels.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781433109287
ISBN-10: 143310928X
Publisher: Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publi
Publication Date: January 12th, 2011
Pages: 279
Language: English
Series: Counterpoints