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By Alison Phipps, Manuela Guilherme

Instructing and studying Languages and Intercultural communique isn't a impartial company. severe Pedagogy, as a circulation and an highbrow box, engages with the political and ideological questions raised in academic practices. during this booklet the respective fields of languages, intercultural communique and important pedagogy are introduced into discussion, dissent and mirrored image.

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We will show that Freire’s (2001) accounts of oppression and of transformative pedagogy – while consonant in significant ways with Stewart’s (1995) ideas about the socially constituted character of human life – also imply a ‘two worlds’ ontology. Freire is an author whose germinal work on critical education has overwhelmingly influenced us (the three authors) as teachers and scholars; his conception of communication as fundamental to social transformation is the starting point of our analysis. Our goal is not to directly refute his conception of communication and its relationship to oppression, but rather to interrogate that conception for the purpose of showing how new insights into communication theory might meaningfully extend it.

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Rhetorical Regularisation and Subjectification Newton’s Optics was reprinted several times and accrued status and admiration, thereby affording the opportunity for his rhetorical structuring to be replicated in different contexts and with different subject matter. Such a process need not have been consciously undertaken, but a popular text is likely to have effects on what counts as accessible style and generate norms of accessibility. In the preface to an early 20th century edition of Optics, Albert Einstein shows its enduring effects by praising Newton’s ‘joy in creation and his minute precision … evident in every word and every figure’ (quoted in Bazerman, 1988: 124).

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