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LINGUIST List 23.3834

Thu Sep 13 2012

Books: Bilingual Community Education and Multilingualism: García, Zakharia, Otcu (Eds)

Editor for this issue: Danniella Hornby <daniellalinguistlist.org>

Date: 12-Sep-2012
From: Elinor Robertson <marketingmultilingual-matters.com>
Subject: Bilingual Community Education and Multilingualism: García, Zakharia, Otcu (Eds)
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Title: Bilingual Community Education and Multilingualism
Subtitle: Beyond Heritage Languages in a Global City
Series Title: Bilingual Education and Bilingualism
Published: 2012
Publisher: Multilingual Matters
                http://www.multilingual-matters.com/

Book URL: http://www.multilingual-matters.com/display.asp?isb=9781847697998

Editor: Ofelia García
Editor: Zeena Zakharia
Editor: Bahar Otcu
Hardback: ISBN: 9781847698001 Pages: 368 Price: U.S. $ 149.95
Hardback: ISBN: 9781847698001 Pages: 368 Price: U.K. £ 99.95
Paperback: ISBN: 9781847697998 Pages: 368 Price: U.K. £ 29.95
Paperback: ISBN: 9781847697998 Pages: 368 Price: U.S. $ 39.95
Abstract:

This book explores bilingual community education, specifically the educational spaces shaped and organized by American ethnolinguistic communities for their children in the multilingual city of New York. Employing a rich variety of case studies which highlight the importance of the ethnolinguistic community in bilingual education, this collection examines the various structures that these communities use to educate their children as bilingual Americans. In doing so, it highlights the efforts and activism of these communities and what bilingual community education really means in today's globalized world. The volume offers new understandings of heritage language education, bilingual education, and speech communities for bilingual Americans in the 21st century.

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
                            Sociolinguistics

Written In: English (eng)

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