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Foundations of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism - 
      Colin Baker
    
      Wayne E. Wright

Foundations of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism

; Wayne E. Wright

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. Les mer
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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.
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Forlag: Channel View Publications Ltd
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Språk: Engelsk
Sider: 512
ISBN: 9781783097210
Utgave: 6 Revised edition
Format: 25 x 18 cm
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Introduction



Acknowledgements



Chapter 1: Bilingualism: Definitions and Distinctions



Chapter 2: The Measurement of Bilingualism



Chapter 3: Endangered Languages: Planning and Revitalization



Chapter 4: Languages in Society



Chapter 5: The Early Development of Bilingualism



Chapter 6: The Later Development of Bilingualism



Chapter 7: Bilingualism, Cognition, and the Brain



Chapter 8: Theories of Bilingualism and the Curriculum



Chapter 9: Historical Introduction to Bilingual Education: The United States



Chapter 10: Types of Bilingual Education



Chapter 11: Education for Bilingualism and Biliteracy



Chapter 12: The Effectiveness of Bilingual Education



Chapter 13: Effective Schools and Classrooms for Bilingual Students



Chapter 14: Literacy, Biliteracy and Multiliteracies for Bilinguals



Chapter 15: Support and Assessment of Special Needs and Exceptional Bilingual Students



Chapter 16: Deaf People, Bilingualism and Bilingual Education



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



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



Chapter 19: Bilingualism in the Modern World



Glossary



Bibliography
Colin Baker is Emeritus Professor at Bangor University, UK. He is the author of research publications, books for parents and an encyclopedia, all on the subject of bilingualism, as well as the 5 previous editions of this textbook. He is the former co-editor of the Bilingual Education and Bilingualism books series for Multilingual Matters.



Wayne E. Wright is Professor and Barbara I. Cook Chair of Literacy and Language, Purdue University, USA. He has published extensively on bilingual education and bilingualism, and is the co-editor of the Journal of Language, Identity, and Education and the Bilingual Education and Bilingualism book series for Multilingual Matters.