Language Learning, Gender and Desire (BOK)

Kimie Takahashi

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For many Japanese women, the English language has never been just another school subject. For them, English is the tool of identity transformation and the means of obtaining what they passionately desire - mobility, the West and its masculinity. Language Learning, Gender and Desire explores Japanese women's passion for learning English and how they negotiate identity and desire in the terrain of racial, sexual and linguistic politics. Drawing on ethnographic data and popular media texts, the book offers new insights into the multidirectionality of desire and power in the context of second language learning.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2013 Forfatter Kimie Takahashi
Forlag
MULTILINGUAL MATTERS LTD
ISBN 9781847698537
Antall sider 200 Dimensjoner 14,9cm x 20,8cm x 1,4cm
Vekt 308 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd