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The Handbook of Bilingual and Multilingual Education
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The Handbook of Bilingual and Multilingual Education
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The Handbook of Bilingual and Multilingual Education presents the first comprehensive international reference work of the latest policies, practices, and theories related to the dynamic interdisciplinary field of bilingual and multilingual education.

  • Represents the first comprehensive reference work that covers bilingual, multilingual, and multicultural educational policies and practices around the world
  • Features contributions from 78 established and emerging international scholars
  • Offers extensive coverage in sixteen chapters of language and education issues in specific and diverse regional/geographic contexts, including South Africa, Mexico, Latvia, Cambodia, Japan, and Texas
  • Covers pedagogical issues such as language assessment as well as offering evolving perspectives on the needs of specific learner populations, such as ELLs, learners with language impairments, and bilingual education outside of the classroom
  • The Handbook of Bilingual and Multilingual Education presents the first comprehensive international reference work of the latest policies, practices, and theories related to the dynamic interdisciplinary field of bilingual and multilingual education.

  • Represents the first comprehensive reference work that covers bilingual, multilingual, and multicultural educational policies and practices around the world
  • Features contributions from 78 established and emerging international scholars
  • Offers extensive coverage in sixteen chapters of language and education issues in specific and diverse regional/geographic contexts, including South Africa, Mexico, Latvia, Cambodia, Japan, and Texas
  • Covers pedagogical issues such as language assessment as well as offering evolving perspectives on the needs of specific learner populations, such as ELLs, learners with language impairments, and bilingual education outside of the classroom
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    About the Author-
    • Wayne E. Wright is Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Development, Professor, and Barbara I. Cook Chair of Literacy and Language in the College of Education at Purdue University. He is Co-Editor of the Journal of Language, Identity and Education, and Editor of the Journal of Southeast Asian American Education and Advancement. His most recent books are the 6th edition of Foundations of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism (with Colin Baker, 2017), and the 2nd edition of Foundations for Teaching English Language Learners: Research, Theory, Policy, & Practice (2015).

      Sovicheth Boun is an Assistant Professor of ESL and Literacy in the Department of Secondary and Higher Education at Salem State University. His research interests include bi-/multilingual education and policies (in both Cambodia and the U.S.), language ideologies, language teacher identities, and K-12 schooling experiences of Southeast Asian American students.

      Ofelia García is Professor in the Ph.D. programs in Urban Education and Hispanic and Luso Brazilian Literatures and Languages at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. She has been Professor of Bilingual Education at Columbia University's Teachers College, and at The City College of New York; and has been Dean of the School of Education at the Brooklyn Campus of Long Island University. García has published widely in the areas of sociology of language, language policy, bilingualism, and bilingual education. She is the General Editor of the International Journal of the Sociology of Language and the co-editor of Language Policy (with H. Kelly-Holmes).

    Table of Contents-
    • Acknowledgments xi

      Notes on Contributors xiii

      1 Introduction: Key Concepts and Issues in Bilingual and Multilingual Education 1
      Wayne E. Wright, Sovicheth Boun, and Ofelia García

      Section 1 Foundations for Bilingual and Multilingual Education 17

      2 Egalitarian Bi/multilingualism and Trans©\semiotizing in a Global World 19
      Angel Lin

      3 Bilingualism and Creativity: An Educational Perspective 38
      Anatoliy V. Kharkhurin

      4 Language Acquisition in Bilingual Education 56
      Guadalupe Valdés, Luis Poza, and Maneka Deanna Brooks

      5 Literacy in Bilingual and Multilingual Education 75
      Viv Edwards

      6 Culture in Bilingual and Multilingual Education: Conflict, Struggle, and Power 92
      Laura A. Valdiviezo and Sonia Nieto

      7 A Synthesis of Research on Bilingual and Multilingual Education 109
      Colin Baker and Gwyn Lewis

      8 Researching Bilingual and Multilingual Education Multilingually: A Linguistic Ethnographic Approach 127
      Angela Creese, Adrian Blackledge, with Arvind Bhatt, Carla Jonsson, Kasper Juffermans, Jinling Li, Peter Martin, Anu Muhonen, and Jaspreet Kaur Takhi

      9 Intersections of Language Ideology, Power, and Identity: Bilingual Education and Indigenous Language
      Revitalization in French Polynesia 145
      Mirose Paia, Jim Cummins, Isabelle Nocus, Marie Salaün, and Jacques Vernaudon

      10 Language Policy and Planning in Education 164
      Terrence G. Wiley

      11 Language Rights 185
      Tove Skutnabb©\Kangas

      Section 2 Pedagogical Issues and Practices in Bilingual and Multilingual Education 203

      Practices and Pedagogies for Bilingualism and Multilingualism 203

      12 Programs and Structures in Bilingual and Multilingual Education 205
      Nelson Flores and Hugo Baetens Beardsmore

      13 Translanguaging, Bilingualism, and Bilingual Education 223
      Ofelia García and Li Wei

      14 Multiliteracies, Pedagogies, and Academic Literacy 241
      Madhav Kafle and Suresh Canagarajah

      15 Language Assessment: Past to Present Misuses and Future Possibilities 253
      Elana Shohamy and Kate Menken

      16 Teacher Education and Support 270
      Anne©\Marie de Mejía and Christine Hélot

      17 Parent and Community Involvement in Bilingual and Multilingual Education 282
      M. Beatriz Arias

      School Levels and Special Populations 299

      18 Early Childhood Education and Dual Language Learners 301
      Eugene E. García and Amy M. Markos

      19 Primary School Bilingual Education: Pedagogical Issues and Practices 319
      María Estela Brisk, Ester J. de Jong, and Meredith C. Moore

      20 Secondary Bilingual Education: Cutting the Gordian Knot 336
      Christian Faltis and Frank Ramirez©\Marín

      21 Bi/Multilingual Higher Education: Perspectives and Practices 354
      Christa van der Walt

      22 Bilingual Education and Students with Dis/Abilities and Exceptionalities 372
      Teddi Beam©\Conroy and Patricia Alvarez McHatton

      23 Bilingual Deaf Education 391
      Timothy Reagan

      24 Bilingual©\Multilingual Education and Indigenous Peoples 409
      Tiffany S. Lee and Teresa L. McCarty

      25 Nonformal Bilingual Education 428
      Lesley Bartlett and Monisha Bajaj

      Section 3 Global Dimensions of Bilingual and Multilingual Education 447

      26 A Dual Language Revolution in the United States? On the Bumpy Road from Compensatory to...

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