LINGUIST List 26.1010

Fri Feb 20 2015

Books: Latino Immigrant Youth and Interrupted Schooling: Lukes

Editor for this issue: Sara Couture <saralinguistlist.org>


Date: 20-Feb-2015
From: Elinor Robertson <marketingmultilingual-matters.com>
Subject: Latino Immigrant Youth and Interrupted Schooling: Lukes
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Title: Latino Immigrant Youth and Interrupted Schooling
Subtitle: Dropouts, Dreamers and Alternative Pathways to College
Series Title: Bilingual Education and Bilingualism
Published: 2015
Publisher: Multilingual Matters
                http://www.multilingual-matters.com/

Book URL: http://www.multilingual-matters.com/display.asp?isb=9781783093427

Author: Marguerite Lukes
Hardback: ISBN: 9781783093434 Pages: 224 Price: U.K. £ 99.95
Hardback: ISBN: 9781783093434 Pages: 224 Price: U.S. $ 169.95
Paperback: ISBN: 9781783093427 Pages: 224 Price: U.K. £ 29.95
Paperback: ISBN: 9781783093427 Pages: 224 Price: U.S. $ 39.95
Abstract:

This book offers an innovative look at the pre- and post-migration educational experiences of immigrant young adults with a particular focus on members of the Latino community. Combining quantitative data with original interviews, this book provides an engaging and nuanced look at a population that is both ubiquitous and overlooked, challenging existing assumptions about those categorized as 'dropouts' and closely examining the historical contexts for educational interruption in the chosen subgroup. The combination of accessible prose and compelling new statistical data appeals to a wide audience, particularly academic professionals, education practitioners and policy-makers.

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
                            Sociolinguistics

Written In: English (eng)

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