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Brown, Maia S.; Silberstein, Sandra – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2012
This article explores the writings of four prominent Jewish American thinkers, propounding conflicting Zionist and anti-Zionist perspectives, from two different eras. Rhetorics invoked by both generations complicate the notion of a "homeland" and a teleology of return. Throughout, we take a critical approach to discourse analysis, seeing…
Descriptors: Jews, Multilingualism, Discourse Analysis, Rhetoric
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Silberstein, Sandra – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2003
Argues for a complex and contradictory presentation of culture in the language classroom. Uses theories of nationalism to examine treatment of the O.J. Simpson case. Coverage from popular news magazines is read through the lens of anthropology and of literary and social theory. (Author/VWL)
Descriptors: Anthropology, Cultural Education, Nationalism, News Reporting