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Books: Bilingualism & Multilingualism/Textbook

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  1. Kathryn King, Foundations of Bilingual Education & Bilingualism by Colin Baker

Message 1: Foundations of Bilingual Education & Bilingualism by Colin Baker

Date: Fri, 2 Feb 2001 12:00:09 +0000
From: Kathryn King <kathrynmultilingual-matters.com>
Subject: Foundations of Bilingual Education & Bilingualism by Colin Baker

FOUNDATIONS OF BILINGUAL EDUCATION AND BILINGUALISM (Third Edition)

Colin Baker (University of Wales Bangor)
 
 "Colin again has set the standard for the introductory text to the
 field. Among all the competitors, I would select this text as the
 essential starting point for students new to the field, and it has great
 value for those more familiar with it" Terrence Wiley, Arizona State
 University

DESCRIPTION

The book provides a comprehensive introduction to bilingualism and
bilingual education. Written as an introductory text from a cross-
disciplinary perspective, the book contains 20 chapters covering
individual and societal concepts in minority and majority
languages. The third edition contains updated references and the
latest research findings. Major changes of the third edition are
added new topics: Recent changes in Bilingual Education in the United
States; Language loss in the world; Trilingualism; Recent debates on
effective bilingual education; More on the politics of bilingual
education; Immersion education experiences outside Canada;
Bilingualism in the economy; Bilingualism and the Information
Communications; Technology revolution.

CONTENTS
CHAPTER 1: Bilingualism: Definitions and Distinctions
CHAPTER 2: The Measurement of Bilingualism
CHAPTER 3: Languages in Society 
CHAPTER 4: Language Revival and Revitalization
CHAPTER 5: The Development of Bilingualism
CHAPTER 6: Second Language Acquisition and Learning
CHAPTER 7: Bilingualism and Thinking
CHAPTER 8: Cognitive Theories of Bilingualism and the Curriculum
CHAPTER 9: An Introduction to Bilingual Education
CHAPTER 10: Bilingual Education for Bilingualism and Biliteracy
CHAPTER 11: The Effectiveness of Bilingual Education
CHAPTER 12: The Effectiveness of Bilingual Education: The United States
Debate
CHAPTER 13: Language Development and Language Allocation in Bilingual
 Education
CHAPTER 14: Bilingual Schooling Issues: Underachievement, Assessment and
 Special Needs
CHAPTER 15: Literacy in Minority Language and Multicultural Societies
CHAPTER 16: Literacy and Biliteracy in the Classroom
CHAPTER 17: Immersion Classrooms
CHAPTER 18: The Politics of Bilingualism
CHAPTER 19: Multiculturalism and Anti-Racism
CHAPTER 20: Bilingualism in the Modern World

AUTHOR INFORMATION

Colin Baker is Professor of Education at the University of Wales at
Bangor and Director of Research Centre Wales. He has published several
books with Multilingual Matters including Encyclopedia of Bilingual
Education & Bilingualism (1998, with Sylvia Prys Jones) A Parents' and
Teachers' Guide to Bilingualism (second edition, 2000) The Care &
Education of Young Bilinguals (2000).

Bilingual Education and Bilingualism 27 (BE27) April 2001
Format 245 x 174mm 496pp
Hbk ISBN 1-85359-524-1 �49.95/ US$74.95/ CAN$99.95 
Pbk ISBN 1-85359-523-3 �16.95/ US$24.95/ CAN$29.95 

This book (and all Multilingual Matters books) can be ordered via our
secure, fully searchable website www.multilingual-matters.com. This
offers free shipping to any address in the world, airmail where
appropriate. Alternatively, it can be ordered through any bookshop, or
in case of difficulty contact the publisher for further details of how
to order. Desk/inspection copies are also available on request to
teachers of courses on which the book may be adopted.


Kathryn King
Multilingual Matters Ltd
Frankfurt Lodge, Clevedon Hall
Victoria Road, Clevedon, North Somerset BS21 7HH, UK
Tel: +44 (0) 1275-876519; Fax: +44 (0) 1275-871673
Email: kathrynmultilingual-matters.com
http://www.multilingual-matters.com
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