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  • Languages in School and Societyby Mary E. McGroarty; Christian J. Faltis

    De Gruyter 1991; US$ 133.00

    Languages in School and Society : Policy and Pedagogy Contributions to the Sociology of Language [CSL] more...

  • Cultures of Schooling (RLE Edu L Sociology of Education)by Mary Kalantzis; Bill Cope; Greg Noble; Scott Poynting

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    This volume examines the ways schools respond to cultural and linguistic diversity. A richness of accumulated experience is portrayed in this study of six Australian secondary schools; partial success, near success or instructive failure as the culture of the school itself was transformed in an attempt to meet the educational needs of its students.... more...

  • Early Biliteracy Developmentby Eurydice B. Bauer; Mileidis Gort

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    A large and growing number of students from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds in the US and around the world have the potential to develop bilingualism and biliteracy if supported in their immediate environment. At the forefront in focusing exclusively on biliteracy development in early childhood across a variety of languages, this... more...

  • Multilingual Education and Sustainable Diversity Workby Tove Skutnabb-Kangas; Kathleen Heugh

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 57.95

    This very original, inspirational book globalises our understanding of languages in education and changes our understanding of bilingual and multilingual education from something mostly western to being truly transnational: it spotlights the small, celebrates African and Asian cases of multilingual classrooms and demonstrates that such education... 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...

  • Der Übergang in die Sekundarstufe Iby Cornelia Gresch

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2012; US$ 39.99

    Cornelia Gresch stellt ethnische Disparitäten beim Übergang von der Primar- in die Sekundarstufe in Deutschland unter Vertiefung von drei Schwerpunkten in den Mittelpunkt: die Noten- und Empfehlungsvergabe von Kindern mit und ohne Migrationshintergrund, die Hintergründe der häufig hoch ausfallenden Bildungsaspirationen von MigrantInnen und deren Erklärungsbeitrag... more...

  • Youth Culture, Language Endangerment and Linguistic Survivanceby Leisy Thornton Wyman

    Channel View Publications 2012; US$ 35.00

    Detailing a decade of life and language use in a remote Alaskan Yup?ik community, Youth Culture, Language Endangerment and Linguistic Survivance provides rare insight into young people's language brokering and Indigenous people's contemporary linguistic ecologies. This book examines how two consecutive groups of youth in a Yup?ik village negotiated... more...

  • Language and Learning in Multilingual Classroomsby Elizabeth Coelho

    Channel View Publications 2012; US$ 25.00

    This book is a research-based practical guide for educators who work with students whose linguistic and cultural background is different from their own. Illustrated with many practical examples of classroom activities, projects, and teaching strategies, the book is also an introduction to immigrant education for school administrators and educational... more...

  • The Changing Faces of Irelandby

    SensePublishers 2011; US$ 69.95

    Before the economic boom of the 1990s, Ireland was known as a nation of emigrants. The past fifteen years, however, have seen the transformation of Ireland from a country of net emigration to one of net immigration, on a scale and at a pace unprecedented in comparative context. As a result, Irish society has become more diverse in terms of nationality,... more...

  • Freeing Ourselvesby Russell Bishop

    SensePublishers 2011; US$ 39.95

    This book draws together many previously published articles and book chapters produced by the author over the past 20 years of work in the field of indigenous education. However, rather than just being a compilation of a series of papers, this book is a record of the development of an indigenous approach towards large-scale, theory-based education... more...