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These Kids: Identity, Agency, and Social Justice at a Last Chance High School

Kysa Nygreen

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226031422
eISBN:
9780226031736
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226031736.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Secondary Education

Few would deny that getting ahead is a legitimate goal of learning, but the phrase implies a cruel hierarchy: a student does not simply get ahead, but gets ahead of others. This book turns a critical ... More


Stylistics of educational discourse

Martin Solly

in The Stylistics of Professional Discourse

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780748691692
eISBN:
9781474418546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748691692.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter focuses on some of the ideas currently underpinning notions of education in order to show how they drive contemporary educational discourse, and also on how the language choice plays a ... More


Teaching Intercultural Communication in a Chinese Perspective

Shen Zhaohua

in Discourse as Cultural Struggle

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098114
eISBN:
9789882206830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098114.003.0012
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter examines the current educational discourse on intercultural communication in China. It suggests that successful intercultural communication involves not only a person's linguistic ... More


The Earth School: The Movement of Spiritual Inner Awareness

James R. Lewis

in Controversial New Religions

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199315314
eISBN:
9780190258245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199315314.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

The Movement of Spiritual Inner Awareness (MSIA) is a contemporary religious group which represents a blend of New Age, Metaphysical Christianity, and the Sant Mat (Radhasoami) tradition. This ... More


The Great Master

R.V. Vaidyanatha Ayyar

in The Holy Grail: India's Quest for Universal Elementary Education

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199463473
eISBN:
9780199087129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199463473.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter offers vignettes of the personality, career, and educational philosophy and mission of two eminent Indian educationists J.P.Naik and Anil Bordia who made significant contribution to ... More


The Romance Revival

Anna Vaninskaya

in William Morris and the Idea of Community: Romance, History and Propaganda, 1880-1914

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641499
eISBN:
9780748651672
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641499.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter discusses the romance revival. It looks at the place of romance as a secure antithetical literary category. It identifies the developments in publishing that helped the romance genre ... More


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