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- 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...
- Aboriginal Studies Press 1990; US$ 17.50
Since the late 1970s, many Aboriginal communities have been moving towards control of their children?s education. Different models of bicultural or ?two way? schooling are emerging, in which Aboriginal language and culture are taught as legitimate ends in themselves, not merely as a means to more effective learning of English. Stephen Harris explores... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 45.00
Focuses on the purposes of bilingual education programs in schools and their historical development from the 1960s to the present. In a nation of immigrants, the questions surrounding bilingual education are not simply academic. Is diversity in language enriching or divisive? Do immigrants revitalize or drain the economy? Should language education... more...
- Multilingual Matters 2007; US$ 59.95
Compares and contrasts two strands of bilingualism in China, one for minority nationality groups, the other for majority. This volume examines the history, policy, philosophy, politics, provision and practice in bilingual, trilingual or multilingual education involving Mandarin Chinese, English, and minority languages. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 33.95
A Co-Publication of Routledge, the Center for Applied Linguistics, and the International Reading Association This book is a shorter version of Developing Literacy in Second-Language Learners, reporting the findings of the National Literacy Panel on Language-Minority Children and Youth. This book concisely summarizes what is known from empirical... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 62.95
This volume is a path-breaking contribution to the study of efforts of diaspora, indigenous, and minority groups, broadly defined, to use education (formal and informal) to sustain cultural continuity while grappling with the influences and demands of wider globalizing, nationalizing, or other homogenizing and assimilatory forces. Particular attention... more...
- Multilingual Matters 2008; US$ 79.95
This volume focuses on research in education in the Basque Country where Basque is very often the language of instruction for some or all the school subjects. The volume provides background information about the Basque educational system; about academic and linguistic results related to the use of Basque as the language of instruction and the challenges... more...
- SAGE Publications 2006; US$ 37.00
This accessible resource includes guidance on developing whole-school policies, improving classroom practice, promoting home-school collaboration, and creating positive classroom settings to promote learning. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 63.95
This book is the definitive and final presentation of John Ogbu?s cultural ecological model and the many debates that his work has sparked during the past decade. The theory and empirical foundation of Ogbu?s scholarship, which some have mistakenly reduced to the "acting white hypothesis," is fully presented and re-visited in this posthumous collection... more...