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Critical Ethnography

  1. Steven Talmy

Published Online: 5 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781405198431.wbeal0279

The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics

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Talmy, S. 2012. Critical Ethnography. The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. .

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  1. Published Online: 5 NOV 2012


Critical ethnography in applied linguistics is an explicitly political approach to the empirical investigation of local occasions of language learning and use, and their connections to issues of race, ethnicity, class, gender, sexuality, identity, and language politics.


  • critical applied linguistics;
  • critical ethnography;
  • research methods in applied linguistics