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Can schools save indigenous languages? [electronic resource] : policy and practice on four continents / edited by Nancy H. Hornberger.

Publication:
Basingstoke [England] ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (xvi, 182 pages) : maps.
Series:
Palgrave studies in minority languages and communities.
Palgrave studies in minority languages and communities
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Subjects:
Language and languages -- Study and teaching.
Linguistic minorities -- Education.
Language revival.
Contents:
Introduction: can schools save indigenous languages? Policy and practice on four continents / Nancy H. Hornberger
'Out on the fells, I feel like a Sámi': is there linguistic and cultural equality in the Sámi school? / Vuokko Hirvonen
Top-down and bottom-up: counterpoised visions of bilingual intercultural education in Latin America / Luis Enrique López
Māori-medium education: current issues and challenges / Stephen May and Richard Hill
Learning with differences: strengthening Hñähñö and bilingual teaching in an elementary school in Mexico City / Nicanor Rebolledo Recendiz
Revitalization through indigenous education: a forlorn hope? / Leena Huss
Commentary from an African and international perspective / Nkonko M. Kamwangamalu
Riding the tiger / Bernard Spolsky
Schools as strategic tools for indigenous language revitalization: lessons from Native America / Teresa L. McCarty.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. Available via World Wide Web.
Description based on print version record.
Contributor:
Hornberger, Nancy H.
ebrary, Inc.
ISBN:
9780230582491 (electronic bk.)
0230582494 (electronic bk.)
9780230013322
0230013325
Publisher Number:
99970393220
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Restricted for use by site license.