Bilingual Education

Bilingual Education

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This volume provides a comprehensive account of the implementation of bilingual education programs in countries throughout the world. For academics, graduate students, and policymakers, this volume clearly outlines the social and educational goals that can be achieved through bilingual education. It highlights the need to take account of the complex political context of inter-group relationships within which bilingual programs are inevitably embedded.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 336 pages
  • 158.5 x 240.3 x 34mm | 635.04g
  • Dordrecht, Netherlands
  • English
  • Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1997
  • XV, 336 p.
  • 0792349326
  • 9780792349327

Table of contents

1. Introduction; J. Cummins. Part 1: Programs for Indigenous Groups. 2. Bilingual Programs Involving Aboriginal Languages in Australia; S. Harris, B. Devlin. 3. Maori-English Bilingual Education in New Zealand; A.E. Durie. 4. Bilingual Education in Africa: An Overview; M.A. Obondo. 5. Language in Education in Kenyan Schools; G. Buny. 6. American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian Bilingual Education; T.L. McCarty. 7. Bilingual Education for Indigenous Groups in Canada; C. Heimbecker. 8. Bilingual Education for Indigenous Groups in India; L.M. Khubchandani. 9. Sami Bilingual Education in Norway; A. Balto, J. Todal. 10. Bilingual Education in the South Pacific; H. Lotherington-Woloszyn. Part 2: Programs for National Minority Groups. 11. Bilingual Education in the Basque Country; M.C. Garmendia, I. Agote. 12. Bilingual Education in Slovenia; S.N. Lukanovic. 13. Bilingual Education in Friesland; D. Gorter. 14. Bilingual Education in Ireland, Scotland and Wales; C. Baker. 15. Ladino-Italian Bilingual Programs in Italy; P.E. Balboni. 16. Sorb-German Bilingual Education; B. Hall. 17. Bilingual Education in China; Dongyan Ru Blatchford. 18. Programs for Minority Francophones in Canada; D. Gerin-Lajoie. 19. Bilingual Education in Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia; Ho Wah Kam, R.Y. Wong. Part 3: Programs for International (Migrant) Minority Groups.20. Bilingual Education in the United States; C. Faltis. 21. Bilingual Education for Immigrant Students in the Netherlands; S. Kroon, T. Vallen. 22. Bilingual Education for Immigrant Groups in Australia; J. Gibbons. 23. Bilingual Education for Finnish Minority Students in Sweden; T. Skutnabb-Kangas. Part 4: Programs for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Students. 24. Deaf Bilingual Bicultural Education; H. Gibson, et al. Part 5: Programs for Dominant Language Groups. 25. Immersion Programs in Brunei; G.M. Jones. 26. Bilingual Education in Lebanon; K.A. Shabaan. 27. French Immersion Programs in Canada; M.K. Swain. 28. Two-Way Bilingual Education Programs in the United States; K.J. Lindholm. 29. Bilingual Education in Hong Kong; A. Mei Yi Lin. 30. Swedish Immersion Programs in Finland; C. Lauren. 31. Immersion Education in Catalonia; J. Arnau.
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