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- De Gruyter 2010; US$ 168.00
In this book, the reader is taken on a fascinating journey through some of Madrid's multilingual and multicultural schools, revealing the role of linguistic practices in constructing inequality and educational failure. The exciting discussion of these issues is particularly important in a globalized world where, on a daily basis,children enter multilingual... more...
- Charles C Thomas 2004; US$ 38.95
The primary objective of this book is to help higher education and student affairs graduate students as well as current higher education and student affairs professionals practice and refine thinking skills needed to resolve diversity-related issues and problems on college and university campuses. Within each chapter the author has included case studies... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2007; US$ 158.00
This book is a sociolinguistic study of children?s talk and how they interact with one another and their teachers in multilingual, multicultural and multiethnic schools. It is based on tape recordings and ethnographic observations of majority Greek and minority Turkish-speaking children at an Athens primary school. It offers the reader a unique look... more...
- Les Presses de l'Universite d'Ottawa 2007; US$ 16.99
Les chercheurs en éducation oeuvrant en milieu minoritaire de langue française effectuent des démarches de recherche variées pour mieux comprendre les forces qui agissent sur leur communauté et pour répondre à ses besoins particuliers. Ce livre poursuit trois objectifs principaux: 1) permettre la diffusion de recherches portant sur l'éducation de... more...
- Hong Kong University Press 2009; US$ 60.00
This book aims at meeting this urgent need by discussing, in accessible language, research findings on key concepts of bilingual education, and recent developments of bilingual education policies in Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia. Teachers, students and researchers in the areas of bilingual education, language policy and planning (LPP), and studies... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 18.00
Over the past three decades, more than a quarter of a million children have become citizens of the United States through international adoption. Kindergarten teacher Jane Katch recently found herself with three such children in her class: Katya, born in Russia, Jasper, from Cambodia, and Caleb, from Romania. Each child had spent early years in an... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 39.95
How can schools be better designed to enable equitable academic outcomes for culturally and linguistically diverse children from communities lacking in economic, political and social power? Putting forward a robust ?science of performance? model of school change based on a specified process of research and development in local contexts, this book:... more...
- Stanford University Press 2011; US$ 60.00
Postsecondary institutions for indigenous peoples emerged in the late 1960s, just as other special purpose colleges based on gender or race began to close. What accounts for the emergence of these distinctive institutions? Though indigenous students are among the least populous, the poorest, and the most educationally disadvantaged in the world, they... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1991; US$ 188.00
This volume contains interdisciplinary essays on bilingual education in various countries of the world. Some contributions deal with policy and curricular issues with regard to minority and majority language, some consider the enrichment aspect of bilingual education. Others focus on language maintenance and revitalization, still others look at ways... more...