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A critical ethnography of 'Westerners' teaching English in China : Shanghaied in Shanghai, Phiona Stanley

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A critical ethnography of 'Westerners' teaching English in China : Shanghaied in Shanghai
Title
A critical ethnography of 'Westerners' teaching English in China
Title remainder
Shanghaied in Shanghai
Statement of responsibility
Phiona Stanley
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Tens of thousands of Western 'teachers', many of whom would not be considered teachers elsewhere, are employed to teach English in public and private education in China. Little has previously been known, except anecdotally, about their experiences, about the effect they have on education in the context, or on students' perceptions of 'the West' that result from this contact. This book is an ethnographic study of Westerners' lived experiences teaching English in Shanghai, China. It is based on three years of groundbreaking research into the pre-service training, classroom practices, personal
Member of
Is part of
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Stanley, Phiona
Dewey number
428.2/4951132
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Routledge critical studies in Asian education
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English language
  • English language
  • English teachers
Label
A critical ethnography of 'Westerners' teaching English in China : Shanghaied in Shanghai, Phiona Stanley
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction -- English teaching in China -- Theorizing transnationals in China -- Showing the workings -- Teachers, training, and teaching -- Understanding oral English -- The pressure to be "fun" -- It's not about English teaching -- Gendered identities -- Training outcomes and teacher needs -- Constructing and maintaining identities -- Recommendations and reflections
Control code
ocn842822492
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 276 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780203078051
Lccn
2012022729
Note
Taylor & Francis
Other control number
  • 99953668653
  • 10.4324/9780203078051
  • 60001702598
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)842822492
Label
A critical ethnography of 'Westerners' teaching English in China : Shanghaied in Shanghai, Phiona Stanley
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction -- English teaching in China -- Theorizing transnationals in China -- Showing the workings -- Teachers, training, and teaching -- Understanding oral English -- The pressure to be "fun" -- It's not about English teaching -- Gendered identities -- Training outcomes and teacher needs -- Constructing and maintaining identities -- Recommendations and reflections
Control code
ocn842822492
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 276 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780203078051
Lccn
2012022729
Note
Taylor & Francis
Other control number
  • 99953668653
  • 10.4324/9780203078051
  • 60001702598
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)842822492

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