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Ecology of language

Author: Angela Creese; Peter W Martin; Nancy H Hornberger
Publisher: New York : Springer, ©2008.
Series: Encyclopedia of language and education, v. 9.; Springer reference.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this second, fully revised edition, the 10 volume Encyclopedia of Language and Education offers the newest developments in the field. It includes two new volumes of research and scholarly content  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Case studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Angela Creese; Peter W Martin; Nancy H Hornberger
ISBN: 9780387328751 0387328750 9780387304243 038730424X 9780387354200 0387354204
OCLC Number: 181421969
Notes: "Second edition"--Cover.
Description: xx, 369 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Section 1. Historical and theoretical perspectives. A human rights perspective on language ecology / Tove Skutnabb-Kangas and Robert Phillipson --
The ecology of language: insight and illusion / John Edwards --
Language ecology and language ideology / Adrian Blackledge --
An ecology perspective on language planning / Robert B. Kaplan and Richard Baldauf --
The ecology of language learning and sociocultural theory / Leo van Lier --
Section 2. Language ecologies of selected countries and regions. The language ecology of Australia's community languages / Sandra Kipp --
The language ecology of marginalised ethno-linguistic groups in Southern Africa / Andy Chebanne --
The language ecology of Singapore / Anthea Fraser Gupta --
Language survival and language death in multinlingual Italy / Arturo Tosi --
The language ecology of the Middle East: Jordan as a case study / Yasir Suleiman --
Indigenous contributions to an ecology of language learning in Latin America / Luis Enrique López --
Section 3. The language ecologies of dispersed and diasporic communities. Language ecology and language communities in the Malay world / James T. Collins --
The ecology of the Chinese language in the United States / Shuhan C. Wang --
Small worlds: the language ecology of the Penan in Borneo / Peter G. Sercombe --
The Moroccan community in the Netherlands / Jacomine Nortier --
Section 4. Classroom language ecologies. Policy, practice and power: language ecologies of South African classrooms / Margie Probyn --
Language ecologies and the meaning of diversity: Corsican bilingual education and the concept of 'polynomie' / Alexandra Jaffe --
Language minority education in Japan / Yasuko Kanno --
Ideology, policy and practice in bilingual classrooms: Brunei Darussalam / Mukul Saxena --
Classroom ecologies: a case study from a Gujarati complementary school in England / Angela Creese and Peter Martin --
Section 5. The language ecology of literacies, oracies, discourses. Continua of biliteracy / Nancy H. Hornberger --
The ecology of literacy in Hong Kong / Angel M.Y. Lin --
The ecology of literacy and language: discourses, identities and practices in homes, schools and communities / Kate Pahl --
Ecologies of new literacies: implications for education / Karin Tusting.
Series Title: Encyclopedia of language and education, v. 9.; Springer reference.
Responsibility: edited by Angela Creese and Peter Martin and Nancy H. Hornberger.

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