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

Author: Phiona Stanley
Publisher: Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, 2013.
Series: Routledge critical studies in Asian education.
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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  Read more...
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Stanley, Phiona.
Critical ethnography of 'Westerners' teaching English in China.
Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, 2013
(DLC) 2012022729
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Phiona Stanley
ISBN: 113513569X 9781135135690 9780203078051 0203078055 9781299156753 1299156754 9781135135683 1135135681
OCLC Number: 842822492
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 276 pages) : illustrations.
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.
Series Title: Routledge critical studies in Asian education.
Responsibility: Phiona Stanley.

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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.

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