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Author Baker, Colin, 1949-

Title Foundations of bilingual education and bilingualism / Colin Baker
Edition Fourth edition
Published Clevedon [England] ; Buffalo [NY] : Multilingual Matters, [2006]
©2006

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 MELB  370.117 Bak/Fob 2006  TEMPORARILY UNAVAILABLE
Description xii, 492 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Series Bilingual education and bilingualism ; 54
Bilingual education and bilingualism ; 54
Contents 1. Bilingualism : definitions and distinctions -- 2. The measurement of bilingualism -- 3. Endangered languages : planning and revitalization -- 4. Languages in society -- 5. The early development of bilingualism -- 6. The later development of bilingualism -- 7. Bilingualism and cognition -- 8. Cognitive theories of bilingualism and the curriculum -- 9. Historical introduction to bilingual education : the United States -- 10. Types of bilingual education -- 11. Education for bilingualism and biliteracy -- 12. The effectiveness of bilingual education -- 13. Effective schools and classrooms for bilingual students -- 14. Literacy, biliteracy and multiliteracies for bilinguals -- 15. The assessment and special educational needs of bilinguals -- 16. Deaf people, bilingualism and bilingual education -- 17. Bilingualism and bilingual education as a problem, right and resource -- 18. Bilingualism and bilingual education : ideology, identity and empowerment
19. Bilingualism in the modern world
Summary Written as an introductory text from a crossdisciplinary perspective, this book covers individual and societal concepts in minority and majority languages
Notes Previous ed.: 2001
Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Education, Bilingual.
Education, Bilingual -- Great Britain.
Bilingualism.
Bilingualism -- Great Britain.
LC no. 2005021289
ISBN 1853598658 hardback alkaline paper
185359864X paperback alkaline paper
1853598666 electronic