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LINGUIST List 20.3725

Mon Nov 02 2009

Books: Applied Linguistics: Wiley, Lee, Rumberger (Eds)

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        1.    Elinor Robertson, The Education of Language Minority Immigrants in the United States: Wiley, Lee, Rumberger (Eds)

Message 1: The Education of Language Minority Immigrants in the United States: Wiley, Lee, Rumberger (Eds)
Date: 02-Nov-2009
From: Elinor Robertson <marketingmultilingual-matters.com>
Subject: The Education of Language Minority Immigrants in the United States: Wiley, Lee, Rumberger (Eds)
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Title: The Education of Language Minority Immigrants in the United
States
Series Title: Bilingual Education and Bilingualism
Published: 2009
Publisher: Multilingual Matters
                http://www.multilingual-matters.com/

Book URL: http://www.multilingual-matters.com/display.asp?isb=9781847692108

Editor: Terrence G. Wiley
Editor: Jin Sook Lee
Editor: Russell W. Rumberger
Hardback: ISBN: 1847692117 9781847692115 Pages: 320 Price: U.S. $ 119.95
Hardback: ISBN: 1847692117 9781847692115 Pages: 320 Price: U.K. £ 69.95
Paperback: ISBN: 1847692109 9781847692108 Pages: 320 Price: U.K. £ 27.95
Paperback: ISBN: 1847692109 9781847692108 Pages: 320 Price: U.S. $ 39.95
Abstract:

The Education of Language Minority Immigrants in the United States draws
from quantitative and qualitative research methodologies to inform
educational policy and practice. It is based on cutting-edge research and
policy analyses from a number of well-known experts on immigrant language
minority education in the USA. The collection includes contributions on
the acquisition of English, language shift, the maintenance of heritage
languages, prospects for long-term educational achievement, how family
background, economic status, and gender and identity influence academic
adjustment and achievement, challenges for appropriate language testing and
placement, and examples of advocacy action research. It concludes with a
thoughtful commentary aimed at broadening our understanding of the need to
provide quality immigrant language minority education within the context of
globalization. This collection will be of value to students and
researchers interested in promoting educational equity and achievement for
immigrant language minority students.

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics

Written In: English (eng )

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