Foundations of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism: 5th edition

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Multilingual Matters, Feb 18, 2011 - Education - 589 pages
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The fifth edition of this bestselling book provides a comprehensive introduction to bilingualism and bilingual education. In a compact and clear style, its 19 chapters cover all the crucial issues in bilingualism at individual, group and national levels.
 

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Baker, C. (2011). Foundations of bilingual education and bilingualism (Vol. 79). Multilingual matters.

Contents

Definitions and Distinctions
1
The Measurement of Bilingualism
18
planning and revitalization
40
Languages in Society
65
The Early Development of Bilingualism
92
The Later Development of Bilingualism
115
Bilingualism and Cognition updated by panos Athanasopoulos
138
Cognitive Theories of Bilingualism and the Curriculum
163
The Effectiveness of Bilingual Education
253
Effective Schools and Classrooms for Bilingual Students
282
Literacy Biliteracy and Multiliteracies for Bilinguals
311
The Special Educational Needs Assessment and Testing of Bilinguals
338
Deaf people Bilingualism and Bilingual Education
360
Bilingualism and Bilingual Education as a problem right and resource
373
Ideology Identity and Empowerment
389
Bilingualism in the Modern World
410

The United States updated by Wayne Wright
182
Types of Bilingual Education
206
Education for Bilingualism and Biliteracy
221

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About the author (2011)

Professor Colin Baker is Pro Vice Chancellor at Bangor University and holds a Personal Chair of the University of Wales.  He is the author of a wide range of books with Multilingual Matters, including a companion volume to this book entitled Bilingual Education: an Introductory Reader co-edited with Ofelia García. His research specific interests are in language planning and bilingual education. The previous editions of this book have sold over 70,000 copies with translations into Japanese, Korean, Spanish, Latvian, Georgian, Greek, Vietnamese and Mandarin. He edits/co-edits three Multilingual Matters Book Series and is Editor of the International Journal of Bilingualism and Bilingual Education.

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