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Professor Yasuko Kanno

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  • Negotiating Bilingual and Bicultural Identitiesby Yasuko Kanno

    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...

  • Language and Education in Japanby Professor Yasuko Kanno

    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...

  • Linguistic Minority Students Go to Collegeby Yasuko Kanno; Linda Harklau

    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...

  • Imagined Communities and Educational Possibilitiesby Yasuko Kanno; Bonny Norton

    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...

  • The Novels of Oe Kenzaburoby Yasuko Claremont

    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...

  • Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery and Neurotraumatologyby Tetsu Kanno

    Springer Japan 2007; Not Available

    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...

  • Coma Scienceby Professor Laureys

    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...

  • The Acquisition of Japanese as a Second Languageby Kazue Kanno

    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...

  • Nonsmooth Mechanics and Convex Optimizationby Yoshihiro Kanno

    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...

  • Archaeology of Native North Americaby Dean R Professor Snow

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 94.95

    This comprehensive text is intended for the junior-senior level course in North American Archaeology. Written by accomplished scholar Dean Snow, this new text approaches native North America from the perspective of evolutionary ecology. Succinct, streamlined chapters present an extensive groundwork for supplementary material, or serve as a core text.The... more...