LINGUIST List 28.1294

Thu Mar 16 2017

Books: Foundations of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism: Baker, Wright

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Date: 22-Feb-2017
From: Elinor Robertson <>
Subject: Foundations of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism: Baker, Wright
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Title: Foundations of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism
Series Title: Bilingual Education & Bilingualism
Published: 2017
Publisher: Multilingual Matters

Book URL:

Author: Colin Baker
Author: Wayne E. Wright
Hardback: ISBN: 9781783097210 Pages: 512 Price: U.S. $ 139.95
Hardback: ISBN: 9781783097210 Pages: 512 Price: U.K. £ 99.95
Paperback: ISBN: 9781783097203 Pages: 512 Price: U.S. $ 39.95
Paperback: ISBN: 9781783097203 Pages: 512 Price: U.K. £ 29.95

Editor's Note: This is a new edition of a previously announced book.

The sixth edition of this bestselling textbook has been substantially revised and updated to provide a comprehensive introduction to bilingualism and bilingual education in the 21st century. Written in a compact and clear style, the book covers all the crucial issues in bilingualism at individual, group and societal levels. Updates to the new edition include:

- Greater attention to technological advances and global trends impacting and impacted by bilingualism.
- New trends and issues in bilingual education, including recent research on the effectiveness of different types of bilingual education.
- Issues in the assessment of bilinguals.
- The latest thinking on identity and bilingualism.
- Recent developments in brain imaging research.
- Discussion of the latest terms in bilingualism research including dynamic bilingualism, translanguaging, transliteracy and superdiversity, in addition to an enhanced look at multilingualism.
Students and instructors will benefit from new features including:
- A comprehensive glossary.
- A condensed and updated bibliography.
- Updated international examples of policy, research and practice.
- The addition of web resources and discussion questions.
- Fully revised study activities and recommended reading.

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
                            Language Acquisition

Written In: English (eng)

See this book announcement on our website:

---------------------------------- Publishing Partner ----------------------------------
Cambridge University Press

----------------------------- Major Supporting Publishers -----------------------------
Akademie Verlag GmbH
Bloomsbury Linguistics (formerly Continuum Linguistics)
Cambridge Scholars Publishing
Cascadilla Press
Classiques Garnier
De Gruyter Mouton
Edinburgh University Press
Elsevier Ltd
Equinox Publishing Ltd
European Language Resources Association (ELRA)
Georgetown University Press
John Benjamins
Lincom GmbH
MIT Press
Multilingual Matters
Narr Francke Attempto Verlag GmbH + Co. KG
Oxford University Press
Palgrave Macmillan
Peter Lang AG
Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
University of Toronto Press

--------------------------- Other Supporting Publishers ---------------------------
Association of Editors of the Journal of Portuguese Linguistics
International Pragmatics Assoc.
Linguistic Association of Finland
Morgan & Claypool Publishers
Netherlands Graduate School of Linguistics / Landelijke (LOT)
Seoul National University
SIL International Publications
Universitat Jaume I
University of Nebraska Press
Utrecht institute of Linguistics

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