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Author Ferguson, Gibson.

Title Language planning and education / Gibson Ferguson.

Imprint Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, ©2006.

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Description 1 online resource (xi, 243 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Series Edinburgh textbooks in applied linguistics
Edinburgh textbooks in applied linguistics.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-226) and index.
Summary Offers a topical introduction to a resurgent academic discipline. This book explores the importance of language in issues of migration, globalisation, cultural diversity, nation-building, education and ethnic identity. It describes the emergence and evolution of language planning as an academic discipline.
Contents Series Editors' Preface; Author's Preface; Acknowledgements; Chapter 1: The discipline of language planning: a historical overview; Chapter 2: The practice of language planning: an overview of key concepts; Chapter 3: Educational and political dimensions of bilingual education: the case of the United States; Chapter 4: Minority languages and language revitalisation; Chapter 5: The global spread of English: cause, agency, effects and policy responses; Chapter 6: New Englishes and teaching models: the continuing debate.
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Subject Language planning.
Communication in education.
Multicultural education.
Minorities -- Education.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Ferguson, Gibson. Language planning and education. Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, ©2006 0748612610 0748612629 (OCoLC)63184427
ISBN 0748626581 (electronic bk.)
9780748626588 (electronic bk.)
9780748612611 (hbk.)
9780748612628 (pbk.)
0748612610 (hbk.)
0748612629 (pbk.)