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  • The Education of Migrant Children and China's Futureby Holly H. Ming

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00

    There are more than 225 million rural-to-urban migrant workers, and some 20 million migrant children in Chinese cities. Because of policies related to the household registration ( hukou ) system, migrant students are not allowed a public high school education in the cities, so their urban education stops abruptly at the end of middle school. This... more...

  • Multicultural Educ - Aroraby Arora

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95

    First published in 1987. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Minority Languages and Multilingual Educationby

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 129.00

    ?This book presents research on the situation minority language schoolchildren face when they need to learn languages of international communication, in particular English. The book takes minority languages as a starting point and it bridges local and global perspectives in the analysis of multilingual education contexts. It examines the interaction... more...

  • Teaching and Learning in Multilingual Contextsby Agnieszka Otwinowska; Gessica De Angelis

    Channel View Publications 2014; US$ 35.00

    It is clearly illogical to search for one good, universal solution for multilingual education when educational contexts differ so widely due to demographic and social factors. The situation is further complicated by the motivations of learners and teachers, and by attitudes towards multilingualism and ?otherness?. The studies in this volume seek to... more...

  • Bilingualism, Multiculturalism, and Second Language Learningby Allan G. Reynolds

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 95.00

    This collection pays tribute to Professor Wallace E. Lambert and his contributions to the fields of language and linguistics. Each chapter, written by an internationally renowned theorist or researcher, traces the currents of theory and research within the topic area to the present day, provides a state-of-the-art review of the topic, and offers an... more...

  • Multilingual Universities in South Africaby Liesel Hibbert; Christa van der Walt

    Channel View Publications 2014; US$ 35.00

    Focusing on the use of African languages in higher education, this book showcases South African higher education practitioners? attempts to promote a multilingual ethos in their classes. It is a first-time overview of multilingual teaching and learning strategies that have been tried and tested in a number of higher education institutions in South... more...

  • Multicultural Educ - Aroraby Rahjit Arora; C.G. Duncan

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 55.00

    First Published in 1986. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • US Education in a World of Migrationby Jill Koyama; Mathangi Subramanian

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Given the protracted, varied, and geographically expansive changes in migration over time, it is difficult to establish an overarching theory that adequately analyzes the school experiences of immigrant youth in the United States. This volume extends the scholarly work on these experiences by exploring how immigrants carve out new identities, construct... more...

  • Flexible Multilingual Educationby Jean-Jacques Weber

    Channel View Publications 2014; US$ 35.00

    This book examines the benefits of multilingual education that puts children?s needs and interests above the individual languages involved. It advocates flexible multilingual education, which builds upon children?s actual home resources and provides access to both the local and global languages that students need for their educational and professional... more...

  • Individuelle Wahrnehmung, nationale Denkmusterby Isabel Sievers

    Brandes & Apsel 2012; US$ 17.97

    Welche Hürden genau sind es, an denen Schüler scheitern, die mit anderen Erstsprachen in die Schule kommen? Neben oft genannten Problemen wie fehlenden Kenntnissen der Landessprache und Bildungsferne der Familien geraten die nationalen Bildungssysteme ins Blickfeld. Denn die Schulleistungen von Kindern mit Migrationshintergrund können durch ethnisch... more...