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Books: Bilingualism: Dewaele, Housen, Li (eds)

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Date: Tue, 29 Apr 2003 14:55:14 +0000
From: kathryn <kathrynmultilingual-matters.com>
Subject: Bilingualism: Dewaele, Housen, Li (eds)


			
Title: Bilingualism
Subtitle: Beyond Basic Principles
Series Title: Multilingual Matters
			
Publication Year: 2003
Publisher: Multilingual Matters
 http://www.multilingual-matters.com/

Availability: Available
 
Editor: Jean-Marc Adrien Dewaele 
Editor: Alex Housen, Free University of Brussels 
Editor: Wei Li, University of Newcastle upon Tyne 

Hardback: ISBN: 1853596264, Pages: 233, Price:
 GBP49.95/US$89.96/CAN$124.95
Paperback: ISBN: 1853596256, Pages: 233, Price:
	 GBP22.95/US$39.95/CAN$59.95

Abstract:
			
Key features
- Papers in this volume are diverse in the depth of investigation and
topical variety and also in range of languages and geographical
regions covered
- Contributors cover a multitude of disciplines: linguists,
sociologists, psychologists and sociolinguists

Description
The nine original papers in this volume have been written by
international experts and deal with individual bilingualism, societal
and educational phenomena, addressing issues such as bilingual usage,
acquisition, teaching, and language planning and policy. The volume's
major asset lies in its diversity of topics and in the range of
languages and geographical regions covered. The perspective adopted is
multidisciplinary, including linguistics, sociolinguistics,
psychology, and applied linguistics.

Contents
Preface Mike Grover 
Introduction Jean-Marc Dewaele (Birkbeck College, University of
 London) Alex Housen, (Vrije Universiteit Brussel) & Li Wei (University
 of Newcastle upon Tyne)
1. Who is afraid of bilingualism? Hugo Baetens Beardsmore (Vrije
 Universiteit Brussel)
2. The importance of being bilingual John Edwards (St Francis Xavier
 University)
3. Towards a more language-centered approach to plurilingualism
 Michael Clyne (University of Melbourne)
4. Bilingual Education: Basic Principles Jim Cummins (OISE, University
 of Toronto)
5. Bilingual Encounters in the Classroom Peter Martin (University of
 Leicester)
6. Language Planning: A Grounded Approach Colin Baker (University of
 Wales, Bangor)
7. Accepting Bilingualism as a Language Policy: An Unfolding Southeast
 Asian Story Gary M. Jones (University Brunei Darussalam)
8. Markets, Hierarchies and Networks in Language Maintenance and
 Language Shift Li Wei (University of Newcastle upon Tyne) and Lesley
 Milroy (University of Michigan)
9. The imagined learner of Malay Anthea Fraser Gupta (University of
 Leeds)
10. Code-switching and unbalanced bilingualism Georges Lüdi
 (University of Basle)
11. Codeswitching: Evidence of Both Flexibility and Rigidity in
 Language Carol Myers-Scotton (University of South Carolina)
12. Rethinking bilingual acquisition Fred Genesee (McGill University)
Laudatio: Hugo Baetens Beardsmore-no hyphen please Eric Lee (Institut
 Sup�rieur de Traduction et d'Interpr�tariat, Brussels)

Editor information
Jean-Marc Dewaele is Senior Lecturer in French Applied Linguistics at
Birkbeck College, University of London. He has published widely on
psychological, psycholinguistic, sociolinguistic and linguistic
aspects of foreign language production. Alex Housen is currently
Research Fellow of the Belgian National Fund for Scientific Research
(Flanders). His research interests include bilingualism, bilingual
education, second/foreign language acquisition and language education.
Li Wei is Professor of Applied Linguistics and Head of School of
Education, Communication & Language Sciences the University of
Newcastle upon Tyne, UK,. His research interests include bilingualism
and cross-cultural pragmatics.
			
Lingfield(s): Applied Linguistics
 Sociolinguistics
		Language Acquisition
	
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