By Phiona Stanley
Tens of hundreds of thousands of Western ‘teachers’, lots of whom wouldn't be thought of lecturers in different places, are hired to educate English in private and non-private schooling in China. Little has formerly been recognized, other than anecdotally, approximately their studies, concerning the influence they've got on schooling within the context, or on scholars’ perceptions of ‘the West’ that consequence from this touch. This e-book is an ethnographic examine of Westerners’ lived reports educating English in Shanghai, China. it really is according to 3 years of groundbreaking examine into the pre-service education, lecture room practices, own identities and causes, and native socially built roles of a bunch of ‘backpacker lecturers’ from the united kingdom, the united states and Canada. it's a learn that is going past the school room, addressing broader questions about the sociology, and politics, of transnational schooling and China’s evolving dating with the surface world.
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A Critical Ethnography of ‘Westerners’ Teaching English in China: Shanghaied in Shanghai (Routledge Critical Studies in Asian Education) by Phiona Stanley