Bilingualism for All

She finds that the binary of 'Spanish dominant' or 'English dominant' does not
adequately fit all speakers – particularly bilingual individuals whose linguistic
practices do not fit either of these categories. Because of the connection between
an ...

Bilingualism for All

Bilingualism for All

It is common for scholarly and mainstream discourses on dual language education in the US to frame these programs as inherently socially transformative and to see their proliferation in recent years as a natural means of developing more anti-racist spaces in public schools. In contrast, this book adopts a raciolinguistic perspective that points to the contradictory role that these programs play in both reproducing and challenging racial hierarchies. The book includes 11 chapters that adopt a range of methodological techniques (qualitative, quantitative and textual), disciplinary perspectives (linguistics, sociology and anthropology) and language foci (Spanish, Hebrew and Korean) to examine the ways that dual language education programs in the US often reinforce the racial inequities that they purport to challenge.

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Language: en
Pages: 296
Authors: Nelson Flores, Assist. Prof. Amelia Tseng, Assist. Prof. Nicholas Subtirelu
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-11-30 - Publisher: Multilingual Matters

It is common for scholarly and mainstream discourses on dual language education in the US to frame these programs as inherently socially transformative and to see their proliferation in recent years as a natural means of developing more anti-racist spaces in public schools. In contrast, this book adopts a raciolinguistic
Foundations of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism
Language: en
Pages: 498
Authors: Colin Baker
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011 - Publisher: Multilingual Matters

Written as an introductory text from a crossdisciplinary perspective, this book covers individual and societal concepts in minority and majority languages.
Language and Literacy in Bilingual Children
Language: en
Pages: 310
Authors: D. Kimbrough Oller, Rebecca E. Eilers
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002-01-01 - Publisher: Multilingual Matters

This book sets a high standard for rigor and scientific approach to the study of bilingualism and provides new insights regarding the critical issues of theory and practice, including the interdependence of linguistic knowledge in bilinguals, the role of socioeconomic status, the effect of different language usage patterns in the
Equal Educational Opportunity Project Series
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: United States Commission on Civil Rights
Categories: Educational equalization
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997 - Publisher:

Books about Equal Educational Opportunity Project Series
Equal Educational Opportunity and Nondiscrimination for Students with Limited English Proficiency
Language: en
Pages: 232
Authors: United States Commission on Civil Rights
Categories: Educational equalization
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997 - Publisher:

This report focuses on issues relating to the development and implementation of educational programs for and placement of national origin minority students identified as having limited English proficiency. It examines the present-day barriers that prevent students with limited English proficiency from having an equal opportunity to participate in educational programs.

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