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- Multilingual Matters 2006; US$ 54.95
Describes the sociolinguistic and sociocultural life of a Spanish-English dual language classroom in which attention is given to not only the language learning processes at hand, but also to how race, ethnicity, and gender dynamics interact within the language acquisition process. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 29.95
Bilingual Education: From Compensatory to Quality Schooling, Second Edition maintains its original purpose of synthesizing the research on successful bilingual education in order to demonstrate that quality bilingual education is possible and desirable. Findings from a wide range of studies are integrated to provide a clear picture of bilingual... more...
- Multilingual Matters 2006; US$ 59.95
Presenting visions of multilingual school, this book examines the pedagogical, socio educational, and socio political issues that impact on their development and success. It considers issues of multilingual schooling in different countries and for diverse populations and groups, while taking into account the global pressures of the 21st century. more...
- ASCD 2006; US$ 26.95
As more and more English language learners (ELLs) are included in mainstream classrooms, what can we do to ensure that they understand academic content and develop their English language skills? To answer this question, authors Jane Hill and Kathleen Flynn have examined decades of research, interviewed mainstream teachers with ELLs in their classrooms,... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 45.00
Focuses on the purposes of bilingual education programs in schools and their historical development from the 1960s to the present. In a nation of immigrants, the questions surrounding bilingual education are not simply academic. Is diversity in language enriching or divisive? Do immigrants revitalize or drain the economy? Should language education... more...
- Aboriginal Studies Press 1990; US$ 17.50
Since the late 1970s, many Aboriginal communities have been moving towards control of their children?s education. Different models of bicultural or ?two way? schooling are emerging, in which Aboriginal language and culture are taught as legitimate ends in themselves, not merely as a means to more effective learning of English. Stephen Harris explores... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 44.95
In recent years, the importance of disseminating the findings of social research has been given increased emphasis. The most effective way in which this can be done is via the mass media. However, there are frequent complaints that media coverage of social and educational research is very limited and often distorted. Through a detailed analysis of... more...
- Multilingual Matters 2007; US$ 59.95
Compares and contrasts two strands of bilingualism in China, one for minority nationality groups, the other for majority. This volume examines the history, policy, philosophy, politics, provision and practice in bilingual, trilingual or multilingual education involving Mandarin Chinese, English, and minority languages. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 58.95
This volume is a path-breaking contribution to the study of efforts of diaspora, indigenous, and minority groups, broadly defined, to use education (formal and informal) to sustain cultural continuity while grappling with the influences and demands of wider globalizing, nationalizing, or other homogenizing and assimilatory forces. Particular attention... more...