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  • 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...

  • Constructing Inequality in Multilingual Classroomsby Luisa Martín Rojo

    De Gruyter Mouton 2010; US$ 168.00

    In this book, the reader is taken on a fascinating journey through some of Madrid's multilingual and multicultural schools, revealing the role of linguistic practices in constructing inequality and educational failure. The exciting discussion of these issues is particularly important in a globalized world where, on a daily basis,children enter multilingual... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Focus on Bilingual Educationby Ofelia García

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1991; US$ 188.00

    This volume contains interdisciplinary essays on bilingual education in various countries of the world. Some contributions deal with policy and curricular issues with regard to minority and majority language, some consider the enrichment aspect of bilingual education. Others focus on language maintenance and revitalization, still others look at ways... more...

  • Rethinking Bilingual Education in Postcolonial Contextsby Feliciano CHIMBUTANE

    Channel View Publications 2011; US$ 20.00

    This book calls for critical adaptations when theories of bilingual education, based on practices in the North, are applied to the countries of the global South. For example, it challenges the assumption that transitional models necessarily lead to language shift and cultural assimilation. Taking an ethnographically-based narrative on the purpose and... more...

  • Confronting Equity Issues on Campusby Estela Mara Bensimon; Lindsey Malcom

    Stylus Publishing 2012; US$ 27.99

    How can it be that 50 years after the passage of the Civil Rights Act, our institutions of higher education have still not found ways of reducing the education gaps for racial and ethnic groups? That is the question that informs and animates the Equity Scorecard model of organizational change. It shifts institutions’ focus from what students do... more...