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Title: Bilingual Community Education and Multilingualism
Subtitle: Beyond Heritage Languages in a Global City
Edited By: Ofelia Garcia
Zeena Zakharia
Bahar Otcu-Grillman
URL: http://www.multilingual-matters.com/display.asp?isb=9781847697998
Series Title: Bilingual Education and Bilingualism
Description:

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.

Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: Multilingual Matters
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Sociolinguistics
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