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  • Gendered Identities and Immigrant Language Learningby Julia Menard-Warwick

    Channel View Publications 2009; US$ 34.95

    An ethnographic study that examines how the complexly gendered life histories of immigrant adults shaped their participation in both the English language classroom and the education of their children, within the contemporary sociohistorical context of increasing Latin American immigration to the United States. more...

  • Francophonie, minorités et pédagogieby Phyllis Dalley; Sylvie Roy

    Les Presses de l'Université d'Ottawa 2008; US$ 19.99

    Francophonie, minorités et pédagogie regroupe des textes de sociologues et sociolinguistes activement impliqués dans la recherche sur l?éducation de minorités linguistiques au sein de la Francophonie. La richesse en diversité de ces textes permet de souligner l?apport de la sociolinguistique en matière d?analyse des politiques éducatives. De même,... more...

  • Diversity Issues in American Colleges and Universitiesby Lamont A. Flowers

    Charles C Thomas 2004; US$ 38.95

    The primary objective of this book is to help higher education and student affairs graduate students as well as current higher education and student affairs professionals practice and refine thinking skills needed to resolve diversity-related issues and problems on college and university campuses. Within each chapter the author has included case studies... more...

  • Play Frames and Social Identitiesby Vally Lytra

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2007; US$ 158.00

    This book is a sociolinguistic study of children?s talk and how they interact with one another and their teachers in multilingual, multicultural and multiethnic schools. It is based on tape recordings and ethnographic observations of majority Greek and minority Turkish-speaking children at an Athens primary school. It offers the reader a unique look... more...

  • Affirmative Action in China and the U.S.by Minglang Zhou; Ann Maxwell Hill

    Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2009; US$ 90.00

    This volume is the first to comprehensively examine Chinese's affirmative action policies in the critical area of minority education, the most important conduit to employment and economic success in the PRC after the economic reforms begun in the late 1970s. more...

  • Recherche en éducation en milieu minoritaire francophoneby Yves Herry; Catherine Mougeot

    Les Presses de l'Université d'Ottawa 2007; US$ 16.99

    Les chercheurs en éducation oeuvrant en milieu minoritaire de langue française effectuent des démarches de recherche variées pour mieux comprendre les forces qui agissent sur leur communauté et pour répondre à ses besoins particuliers. Ce livre poursuit trois objectifs principaux: 1) permettre la diffusion de recherches portant sur l'éducation de... more...

  • Far Away from the Tigersby Jane Katch

    University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 18.00

    Over the past three decades, more than a quarter of a million children have become citizens of the United States through international adoption. Kindergarten teacher Jane Katch recently found herself with three such children in her class: Katya, born in Russia, Jasper, from Cambodia, and Caleb, from Romania. Each child had spent early years in an... more...

  • Bilingual Educationby Angela M.Y. Lin; Evelyn Y.F. Man

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2009; US$ 60.00

    This book aims at meeting this urgent need by discussing, in accessible language, research findings on key concepts of bilingual education, and recent developments of bilingual education policies in Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia. Teachers, students and researchers in the areas of bilingual education, language policy and planning (LPP), and studies... more...

  • Lessons in Being Chineseby Mette Halskov Hansen

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 1999; US$ 46.00

    This study finds that standardized, homogenizing state education is in itself incapable of instilling in students an identification with the Chinese state, ironically often increasing ethnic identity. more...

  • Designing Better Schools for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Childrenby Stuart McNaughton

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 43.95

    The ?science of performance? model of school change this book proposes, to enable equitable academic outcomes for culturally and linguistically diverse children, is based on a specific process of research and development in local contexts and on assumptions about teachers, teaching, and research. more...