Focus on Bilingual Education [electronic resource] : Essays in honor of Joshua A. Fishman. Volume 1

García, Ofelia.
Amsterdam/Philadelphia : John Benjamins Publishing Company, 1991.
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This volume contains interdisciplinary essays on bilingual education in various countries of the world. Some contributions deal with policy and curricular issues with regard to minority and majority language, some consider the enrichment aspect of bilingual education. Others focus on language maintenance and revitalization, still others look at ways in which bilingual education could stabilize the functions of the societal languages. All contributions support bilingualism in society and consider how bilingual education could promote that goal. A special section is devoted to US policies and po
BILINGUAL EDUCATION; Editorial page; Title page; Copyright page; Preface; Table of contents; A Gathering of Voices, a 'Legion of Scholarly Decency', and Bilingual Education: Fishman's Biographemes as Introduction; SECTION I: ""ETHNICITY RECOGNIZED AND LIBERATED""; Swedish Strategies to Prevent Integration and National Ethnic Minorities; The Role of Culture in Bilingual Instruction: Linking Linguistic and Cognitive Development to Cultural Knowledge; SECTION II: ""WE ALL NEED RHINOCEROS AND ORANGUTANS''
Writing and Schooling in the Regional Languages of the Member States of the Council of EuropeLanguage in Education: A Comparative Study of the Situation in Tanzania, Ethiopia and Somalia; Bilingual Education in India; SECTION III: ""MULTILINGUALISM FOR MINNOWS AND WHALES""; Trilingual Education in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg; Bilingual Education in Friesland from the Innovator's Point of View; ""Tomorrow's Schools"" and the Revitalization of Maori: Stimulus or Tranquilizer?; A Yiddish Utopia in Montreal: On the Role of Ideology in Bilingual Education
SECTION IV: ""YES, VIRGINIA, WE TOO HAVE LANGUAGE PROBLEMS''Bilingual Education: Politics or Pedagogy?; The Politics of Paranoia: Reflections on the Bilingual Education Debate; What Bilingual Education Has Taughtthe Experimental Psychologist:A Capsule Account in Honor of Joshua A. Fishman; Extending Enrichment Bilingual Education: Revisiting Typologies and Redirecting Policy; SECTION V: THE BEAST AS A MULTISPLENDORED THING""; Language Education in Bilingual Acadia: An Experiment in Redressing the Balance; Bilingual Education for All: An Australian Pilot Study and Its Policy Implications
Active Teaching and Learning in the Bilingual Classroom: The Child as an Active Subject in Learning to WriteBecoming Bilingual in English in a non-English Environment (A Retrospective Essay in Honor of Joshua A. Fishman); ESL in Bilingual Education; References; Contributors; Index
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