In this book we wish to find a new way of talking about, connecting and operationalising the third space, narratives, positioning, and interculturality. Our purpose is to shake established views in what we consider to be an urgent quest for dealing with prejudice.
Presents the worlds and conflicts of TESOL teachers and researchers, whose professional lives are influenced by the interfaces created by working with an international language. This book discusses the balance of power in classroom and curriculum, the relation between language, culture, and discourse, and the change in the ownership of English.
With a strong focus on using less traditional forms of data the Third Edition provides a new perspective on issues such as the role of the researcher and the impact they have on data, and also considers the impact of social, cultural and political complexities across a range of disciplines.
A cutting text that offers a critical approach to current theories and practices of intercultural communication, and invites students and professionals to explore alternative concepts and to become aware of cultural prejudices.