Bilingual and Multicultural Education: Canadian Perspectives

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Stan Shapson, Vincent D'Oyley
Multilingual Matters, 1984 - Education - 170 pages
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This book provides a conceptualisation of bilingual (French-English) and multicultural education. Its main purposes are to synthesise recent responses to bilingual and multicultural education; to identify the issues arising out of the schools' responses to these new challenges; and to examine future directions for educational policy.
 

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Contents

Bilingual and Multicultural Education in Canada
1
Second Language Teaching Programs
17
French Immersion Programs
33
Bilingualism and Cognitive Functioning
55
The Minority Language Child
71
Implications of Multiculturalism for Curriculum
93
A Multicultural Curriculum as Action for Social Justice
104
Multiculturalism and Morality
112
Educational Approaches for Combatting Prejudice and Racism
130
The Future of Language Policy in Education
143
The Politics
154
Index
167
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