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Author Kanno, Yasuko, 1965-

Title Negotiating bilingual and bicultural identities : Japanese returnees betwixt two worlds / Yasuko Kanno
Published Mahwah, N.J. : L. Erlbaum, 2003
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 188 pages) : illustrations
Contents Preface; 1 From My Story to the Stories of Other Bilinguals; 2 Sawako's Story; 3 Kenji's Story; 4 Kikuko's Story; 5 Rui's Story; 6 The Development of Bilingual and Bicultural Identities; 7 Theoretical Implications; 8 Conclusions; References; Appendix: Cited Quotes in Original Japanese; Author Index; Subject Index
Summary An examination of the changing linguistic and cultural identities of bilingual students through the narratives of four Japanese returnees as they spent their adolescent years in North America and then returned to Japan to attend university. It analyses how their identities were shaped over time
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 147-153) and indexes
Notes Text in English, with some Japanese
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Subject Biculturalism -- Case studies.
Biculturalism -- Psychological aspects.
English language -- Study and teaching -- Foreign speakers -- Case studies.
Japanese students -- Foreign countries -- Case studies.
Multicultural education -- Case studies.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Case studies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0805841539
1410607569 (electronic bk.)
9781410607560 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Japanese returnees betwixt two worlds