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The English language teacher in global civil society

Author: Barbara M Birch
Publisher: New York ; London : Routledge, 2009.
Series: ESL and applied linguistics professional series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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How can English language teachers contribute to peace locally and globally? English language teachers and learners are located in the global civil society - an international network of civil organizations and NGOs related to human rights, the environment, and sustainable peace. English, with its special role as an international language, is a major tool for communication within this network. On the local level, many  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara M Birch
ISBN: 9780415994484 0415994489 9780415994491 0415994497 9780203878040 0203878043
OCLC Number: 237880876
Description: xi, 228 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: The big picture --
Global civil society --
Global civic culture --
Global citizens --
Sustainable peace --
Local uncivil societies --
Pro-social capitalists --
Education for global citizenship --
Pedagogies of conflict transformation --
Tolerance --
Remembrance --
Reconciliation --
Forgiveness.
Series Title: ESL and applied linguistics professional series.
Responsibility: Barbara M. Birch.
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Many English language teachers are interested in promoting reconciliation and sustainable peace, locally and globally, but often do not know how to do so. This book provides information, analysis,  Read more...

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