Critical Pedagogy Political Approaches to Languages and Intercultural Communication Author: Alison Phipps, Maria Manuela Guilherme

Hardback - 80 pages
14 Apr 2004
Languages for Intercultural Communication and Education
Multilingual Matters
248 x 168

Key features

- Articles come from a range of disciplinary perspectives

- Together they raise critical, political and radical concerns


Teaching and Learning Languages and Intercultural Communication is not a neutral enterprise. Critical Pedagogy, as a movement and an intellectual field, engages with the political and ideological questions raised in educational practices. In this book the respective fields of languages, intercultural communication and critical pedagogy are brought into dialogue, dissent and reflection.

Author Biography:

Alison Phipps is senior lecturer and Director of the Graduate School for Arts and Humanities at the University of Glasgow, where she teaches anthropology and languages. Her books include Acting Identities (2000), and Contemporary German Cultural Studies (2002). She is associate editor of the journal Tourism and Cultural Change.

Manuela Guilherme is a researcher at the Centro de Estudos Sociais, Universidade de Coimbra, where she co-ordinates international and national projects in the area of Intercultural Education and teaches seminars at postgraduate level. She has recently published Critical Citizens for an Intercultural World with Multilingual Matters.

Readership Level:

Postgraduate, Research / Professional

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