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ERIC Number: EJ1042298
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Dec
Pages: 18
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0161-7761
"Will This Hell Never End?": Substantiating and Resisting "Race-Language" Policies in a Multilingual High School
Malsbary, Christine
Anthropology & Education Quarterly, v45 n4 p373-390 Dec 2014
This article presents a critical race theory analysis of teachers' and students' language policy negotiation. It draws on an ethnographic study in a high-school English as a Second Language (ESL) program. Results demonstrate how race-language processes create conditions that traumatize immigrant and bilingual youth of color through embodied nativist policies. On the other hand, youth made dynamic bilingual policies. It is argued that critical race-language scholars must question the legitimacy of ESL programs that function as white supremacy.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: High Schools; Secondary Education
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Language: English
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