LINGUIST List 21.3828

Thu Sep 30 2010

Books: Applied Linguistics: Creese, Martin, Hornberger (Eds)

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        1.    Jasper de Vaal, Ecology of Language: Creese, Martin, Hornberger (Eds)

Message 1: Ecology of Language: Creese, Martin, Hornberger (Eds)
Date: 27-Sep-2010
From: Jasper de Vaal <jasper.devaalspringer.com>
Subject: Ecology of Language: Creese, Martin, Hornberger (Eds)
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Title: Ecology of Language Published: 2010 Publisher: Springer
                http://www.springer.com

Book URL: http://www.springer.com/education+%26+language/linguistics/book/978-90-481-9491-9

Editor: Angela Creese Editor: Peter W. Martin Editor: Nancy H. Hornberger Paperback: ISBN: 9789048194919 Pages: 392 Price: Europe EURO 69.95
Abstract:

Truly global coverage of language and educationNecessary reference for every university and collegeEssential research on ecology of languageThe text of each review is followed by a reference list containing about 30key references mentioned in the text

This volume on Ecology of Language presents chapters on ecologies oflanguage, literacy and learning. The subject of language ecology isdiversity within socio-political settings where the processes of languageuse create, reflect and challenge hierarchies and hegemonies.

The volume covers the following topics: *Historical and theoreticalperspectives *Language ecologies of selected countries and regions, focuson Asia, Australia, Africa *Language ecologies of dispersed and diasporiccommunities, esp. Chinese, Malay, Moroccan *Classroom language ecologies inmultilingual contexts *Language ecology of literacies, oracies and discourses

This is one of ten volumes of the Encyclopedia of Language and Educationpublished by Springer. The Encyclopedia bears testimony to the dynamism andevolution of the language and education field, as it confronts theever-burgeoning and irrepressible linguistic diversity and ongoingpressures and expectations placed on education around the world.

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Written In: English (eng )

See this book announcement on our website: http://linguistlist.org/pubs/books/get-book.cfm?BookID=50536



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