Foundations of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism / Edition 5

Foundations of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism / Edition 5

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by Colin Baker
     
 

ISBN-10: 1847693555

ISBN-13: 9781847693556

Pub. Date: 02/15/2011

Publisher: Channel View Publications Ltd

The fifth edition of this bestselling book provides a comprehensive introduction to bilingualism and bilingual education. In a compact and clear style, its 19 chapters cover all the crucial issues in bilingualism at individual, group and national levels.
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The fifth edition of this bestselling book provides a comprehensive introduction to bilingualism and bilingual education. In a compact and clear style, its 19 chapters cover all the crucial issues in bilingualism at individual, group and national levels.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781847693556
Publisher:
Channel View Publications Ltd
Publication date:
02/15/2011
Series:
Bilingual Education and Bilingualism Series, #79
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
512
Sales rank:
53,378
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.60(h) x 1.20(d)

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements vi

Introduction ix

Chapter 1 Bilingualism: Definitions and Distinctions 1

Chapter 2 The Measurement of Bilingualism 18

Chapter 3 Endangered Languages: Planning and Revitalization 40

Chapter 4 Languages in Society 65

Chapter 5 The Early Development of Bilingualism 92

Chapter 6 The Later Development of Bilingualism 115

Chapter 7 Bilingualism and Cognition (updated by Panos Athanasopoulos) 138

Chapter 8 Cognitive Theories of Bilingualism and the Curriculum 163

Chapter 9 Historical Introduction to Bilingual Education: The United States (updated by Wayne Wright) 182

Chapter 10 Types of Bilingual Education 206

Chapter 11 Education for Bilingualism and Biliteracy 221

Chapter 12 The Effectiveness of Bilingual Education 253

Chapter 13 Effective Schools and Classrooms for Bilingual Students 282

Chapter 14 Literacy, Biliteracy and Multiliteracies for Bilinguals 311

Chapter 15 The Special Educational Needs, Assessment and Testing of Bilinguals 338

Chapter 16 Deaf People, Bilingualism and Bilingual Education 360

Chapter 17 Bilingualism and Bilingual Education as a Problem, Right and Resource 373

Chapter 18 Bilingualism and Bilingual Education: Ideology, Identity and Empowerment 389

Chapter 19 Bilingualism in the Modern World 410

Bibliography 428

Index 480

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