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- Fremantle Press 2011; US$ 12.99
Jan Gothard is an associate professor at Murdoch University and a former editor of the Oral History Association of Australia Journal . She is the author of Blue China: Single Female Migration to Colonial Australia , which won the Western Australia Premier?s Prize for History, and the general editor of the Historical Encyclopedia of Western Australia... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 43.95
This book examines the changing linguistic and cultural identities of bilingual students through the narratives of four Japanese returnees ( kikokushijo ) as they spent their adolescent years in North America and then returned to Japan to attend university. As adolescents, these students were polarized toward one language and culture over the other,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 105.00
The first critical ethnography of bilingual education in Japan. Based on fieldwork at five different schools, this examines the role of schools in the unequal distribution of bilingualism as cultural capital. It argues that schooling gives children unequal access to bilingualism thus socializing them into different futures. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 45.95
Currently, linguistic minority students?? students who speak a language other than English at home ? represent 21% of the entire K-12 student population and 11% of the college student population. Bringing together emerging scholarship on the growing number of college-bound linguistic minority students in the K-12 pipeline, this ground-breaking volume... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 46.95
Imagined Communities and Educational Possibilities focuses on three main themes: imaged communities expand the range of possible selves, technological advances in the last two decades have had a significant impact on what is possible to imagine, and imagination at even the most personal level is related to social ideologies and hegemonies. The diverse... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 54.95
‘e KenzaburŰ was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1994. This critical study examines ‘e?s entire career from 1957 ? 2006 and includes chapters on ‘e?s later novels not published in English. Through close readings at different points in ‘e?s career Yasuko Claremont establishes the spiritual path that he has taken in its three major phrases... more...
- Springer Japan 2007; US$ 259.00
Neurotraumatology patients present an enormous challenge to society. Neuros- gical management of brain and spinal cord injury has been a frustrating area, as s- gical methods, especially in moderate and severe injuries, have been limited to control of brain and spinal compression, control of intracranial pressure with its expected effect on cerebral... more...
- Elsevier Science 2009; US$ 290.00
This serial is firmly established as an extensive documentation of the advances in contemporary brain research.† Each volume presents authoritative reviews and original articles by invited specialists. This volume concentrates on coma and consciousness science. presenting articles from leading figures in the area on the clinical and ethical implications... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1999; US$ 143.00
This book marks the first-ever collection of papers in English on the acquisition of Japanese as a second language. Its overarching goal is to broaden and deepen the field of SLA research by focusing on Japanese rather than on more commonly studied European languages. Broad in scope and eclectic in approach with chapters by leading scholars in the... more...
- CRC Press 2011; US$ 162.95
"This book concerns matter that is intrinsically difficult: convex optimization, complementarity and duality, nonsmooth analysis, linear and nonlinear programming, etc. The author has skillfully introduced these and many more concepts, and woven them into a seamless whole by retaining an easy and consistent style throughout. The book is not all... more...