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  • Focus on Bilingual Educationby Ofelia García

    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...

  • Negotiating Language Policies in Schoolsby Kate Menken; Ofelia Garcia

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 53.95

    Bridging the divide between policy and practice, this book explores how educators interpret, negotiate, resist, and (re)create language policies in schools, focusing on their central role in this complex and dynamic process. more...

  • Handbook of Language and Ethnic Identity, 2by Joshua Fishman; Ofelia Garcia

    Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 98.99

    Like the first volume, The Handbook of Language and Ethnic Identity, Volume 2 is a reference work on the interconnection between language and ethnic identity. In this volume, 37 new essays provide a systematic look at different language and ethnic identity efforts, assess their relative successes and failures, and place the cases on a success-failure... more...

  • The Multilingual Appleby Joshua A. Fishman; Ofelia García

    De Gruyter 2001; US$ 56.00

    This book will be of special interest to the general reader concerned with the issue of language in the United States, as well as the language specialist and sociolinguist. It has been written to inform those wishing to learn more about the role that languages other than English have had, and continue to have, in the life of the most important United... more...

  • Bilingual Community Education and Multilingualismby Ofelia García; Zeena Zakharia

    Channel View Publications 2012; US$ 30.00

    This book explores bilingual community education, specifically the educational spaces shaped and organized by American ethnolinguistic communities for their children in the multilingual city of New York. Employing a rich variety of case studies which highlight the importance of the ethnolinguistic community in bilingual education, this collection examines... more...

  • Translanguagingby Ofelia Garcia; Li Wei

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 45.00

    This book addresses how the new linguistic concept of 'Translanguaging' has contributed to our understandings of language, bilingualism and education, with potential to transform not only semiotic systems and speaker subjectivities, but also social structures. more...

  • Language Loyalty, Continuity and Changeby Ofelia Garcia; Rakhmiel Peltz; Harold Schiffman

    Multilingual Matters 2006; US$ 39.95

    Provides a comprehensive and synoptic view of Joshua A Fishman's contributions to international sociolinguistics. This work contains two integrative essays that provide readers with the understandings of Fishmanian sociolinguistics and his contributions to Yiddish scholarship. more...

  • Imagining Multilingual Schoolsby Ofelia Garcia; Tove Skutnabb-Kangas; Maria E. Torres-Guzman

    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...

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