Encyclopedia of Bilingual Education, 1st Edition

  • Published By: SAGE
  • ISBN-10: 1412963982
  • ISBN-13: 9781412963985
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 1008 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2008 | Published/Released July 2008
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2008

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The Encyclopedia of Bilingual Education is a valuable resource for those who wish to understand the polemics associated with this field as well as its technical details. This will be an excellent addition to any academic library.

Key Features

  • Explores in a comprehensive, non-technical way the intricacies of this subject from multiple perspectives: its history, policy, classroom practice, instructional design, and research bases
  • Shows connections between bilingual education and related subjects, such as linguistics, education equity issues, socio-cultural diversity, and the nature of demographic change in the United States
  • Documents the history of bilingual education in the last half of the 20th century and summarizes its roots in earlier periods
  • Discusses important legislation and litigation documents