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Studies in Japanese Bilingualism.

Author/Creator:
Noguchi, Mary Goebel.
Publication:
Bristol : Channel View Publications, 2000.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (396 pages)
Edition:
1st ed.
Series:
Bilingual Education & Bilingualism
Bilingual Education & Bilingualism
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Subjects:
Bilingualism -- Japan.
Education, Bilingual -- Social aspects -- Japan.
Linguistic minorities -- Education -- Social aspects -- Japan -- Case studies.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
This book helps dissolve the myth of Japanese homogeneity by explaining the history of this construct and offering 12 empirical studies on different facets of language contact in Japan, including Ainu revitalisation, Korean language maintenance and English immersion, as well as codeswitching and language attrition in Japanese contexts.
Contents:
Intro
Contents
Preface
Chapter 1: Inroduction: The Crumbling of a Myth
Chapter 2: Japanese Attitudes Towards Bilingualism: A Survey and Its Implications
Chapter 3: Language and Culture Revitalisation in a Hokkaido Ainu Community
Chapter 4: Language and Identity in Okinawa Today
Chapter 5: Affiliation, Not Assimilation: Resident Koreans and Ethnic Education
Chapter 6: Japan's idden Bilinguals: The Language of 'War Orphans' and Their Families After Repatriation From China
Chapter 7: On the Language Environment of Brazilian Immigrants in Fujisawa City
Chapter 8: Language Minority Students in Japanese Public Schools
Chapter 9: Bilinguality and Bicultural Children in Japan: A Pilot Survey of Factors Linkied to Active Englsih-Japanese Bilingualism
Chapter 10: Bilingual EDucation of Children in Japan: Year Four of a Partial Immersion Programme
Chapter 11: English/Japanese Codeswitching Among Students in an International High School
Chapter 12: Codeswitching by Japan's Unrecognised Bilinguals: Japanese University Students' Use of Their Native Language as a Learning Strategy
Chapter 13: Language Attrition in Contexts of Japanese Bilingualism
Contributors
Index.
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Local notes:
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Contributor:
Fotos, Sandra.
Other format:
Print version: Noguchi, Mary Goebel Studies in Japanese Bilingualism
ISBN:
9781853597084
9781853594908
OCLC:
923618928