Journal article

Ethical dialogues for New Times

Julie Hamston

Australian Review of Applied Linguistics | John Benjamins Publishing Company | Published : 2005

Abstract

Abstract Changing global and local conditions have given rise to complex issues of identity. Within such conditions, the challenge for educators is to help students to develop a language with which to describe the new and dynamic cultural identities and relationships constitutive of what Hall (1996a, p.223) describes as ‘New Times’. Students need opportunities to encounter and to negotiate ways of shaping the world through language that are more representative of ‘New Ethnicities’ (Hall, 1996a, p. 481) that characterize Australian society in the context of dynamic global networks. A dialogic pedagogy can provide opportunities for students to engage in an ethically reflexi..

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