Parents, personalities and power : Welsh-medium schools in South-East Wales (eBook, 2013) [WorldCat.org]
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Parents, personalities and power : Welsh-medium schools in South-East Wales

Author: Huw S Thomas; Colin H Williams
Publisher: Cardiff : University of Wales Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
This pioneering volume is the first ever to investigate in depth the myriad interconnected influences on the phenomenal growth of Welsh-medium schools over the last half century and probe the foreseeable challenges that they will have to face.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Huw S Thomas; Colin H Williams
ISBN: 0708325858 9780708325858
OCLC Number: 1303516561
Language Note: English.
Notes: Description based upon print version of record.
Description: 1 online resource (370 p.)
Contents: Foreword; Preface and acknowledgements; List of Maps and Tables; Maps showing location of Welsh-medium schools in south-east Wales; Notes on Contributors; Abbreviations; Glossary of terms; An Act of Faith; A Dynamic Profile; The Shifting Impact of Language and Identity; Understanding Power; The Articulation of Power; An Evolving Synergy; Future Prospects for Welsh-medium Education:Reflections from a Recent Migrant; Parent Power; Local Authorities and Welsh-medium Education; School Reorganisation: A Lesson in How Not to Do It. The Case of Canton, Cardiff West The School Phenomenon: Encouraging Social Language Use Patterns in Welsh-medium EducationTransforming Strategies: Pathways to an Integral Education System; Bibliography; Index
Responsibility: edited by Huw S. Thomas and Colin H. Williams.

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This pioneering volume is the first ever to investigate in depth the myriad interconnected influences on the phenomenal growth of Welsh-medium schools over the last half century and probe the foreseeable challenges that they will have to face.

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