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The bilingual advantage : language, literacy and the US labor market

Author: Rebecca M Callahan; Patricia C Gándara
Publisher: Bristol ; Buffalo ; Toronto : Multilingual Matters, cop. 2014.
Series: Bilingual Education & Bilingualism, 99
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Using novel methodological approaches and new data, The Bilingual Advantage draws together researchers from education, economics, sociology, anthropology and linguistics to examine the economic and  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rebecca M Callahan; Patricia C Gándara
ISBN: 9781783092413 1783092416 9781783092420 1783092424
OCLC Number: 922871239
Description: XIV, 304 str. : ilustr. ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Rebecca M. Callahan and Patricia C. Gandara: Contextualizing Bilingualism in the Labor Market: New Destinations, Established Enclaves and the Information Age 2. Reynaldo F. Macias: Benefits of Bilingualism: In the Eye of the Beholder? 3. Sarah Catherine K. Moore, Molly Fee, Jongyeon Ee, M. Beatriz Arias and Terrence G. Wiley: Exploring Bilingualism, Literacy, Employability, and Income Levels among Latinos in the United States 4. Joseph P. Robinson-Cimpian: Labor-market Differences between Bilingual and Monolingual Hispanics 5. Amado Alarcon, Antonio Di Paolo, Josiah Heyman and Maria Cristina Morales: The Occupational Location of Spanish-English Bilinguals in the New Information Economy: The Health and Criminal Justice Sector in the U.S. Borderlands with Mexico 6. Amado Alarcon, Antonio Di Paolo, Josiah Heyman and Maria Cristina Morales: Returns to Spanish-English Bilingualism in the New Information Economy: The Health and Criminal Justice Sectors in the Texas Border and Dallas-Tarrant Counties 7. Orhan Agirdag: The Literal Cost of Language Assimilation for the Children of Immigration: The Effects of Bilingualism on Labor Market Outcomes 8. Ruben C. Rumbaut: English Plus: Exploring the Socioeconomic Benefits of Bilingualism in Southern California 9. Lucrecia Santibanez and Maria Estela Zarate: Bilinguals in the U.S. and College Enrollment 10. Diana Porras, Jongyeon Ee and Patricia C. Gandara: Employer Preferences: Do Bilingual Applicants and Employees Experience an Advantage? 11. Ursula Aldana and Anysia Mayer: The International Baccalaureate: A College-Preparatory Pathway for Heritage Language Speakers and Immigrant Youth 12. Patricia C. Gandara and Rebecca M. Callahan: Looking toward the Future: Opportunities in a Shifting Linguistic Landscape
Series Title: Bilingual Education & Bilingualism, 99
Responsibility: edited by Rebecca M. Callahan and Patricia C. Gándara.

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This volume will appeal to a broad readership. Researchers can build upon the findings shared within to further explore the role of bilingualism in the US economy. Educators will find in it a tool to Read more...

 
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