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  1. Bonny Norton,
  2. Brian Morgan

Published Online: 5 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781405198431.wbeal0924

The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics

How to Cite

Norton, B. and Morgan, B. 2012. Poststructuralism. The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. .

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 NOV 2012


Our interest in poststructuralism in applied linguistics arises from our work as language teachers and researchers, and our mutual desire to promote a productive relationship between social theory and classroom practice.


  • educational linguistics;
  • research methods in applied linguistics;
  • second language acquisition;
  • teaching methods in applied linguistics;
  • identity;
  • sociocultural language studies