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Opportunities and challenges of bilingualism

Li, Wei and Dewaele, Jean-Marc and Housen, A., eds. (2002) Opportunities and challenges of bilingualism. Contributions to the Sociology of Language [CSL] 87. Berlin, Germany: De Gruyter. ISBN 9783110173055.

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Book synopsis: This volume contributes to the debates about the social aspects of bilingualism, focusing on the various opportunities and challenges bilingualism presents to today's society. The contributions in this volume are of a prospective stance, delineating directions for future research on bilingualism and/or identifying important issues which have been under-researched or which are still of a controversial nature. All the contributions are from leading international scholars who have researched and published extensively in the field of bilingualism. To facilitate further discussions of the issues raised in the volume, there are study questions and suggested reading attached to each of the main chapters.

Item Type: Book
School or Research Centre: Birkbeck Schools and Research Centres > School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy > Applied Linguistics and Communication
Depositing User: Sarah Hall
Date Deposited: 08 Oct 2012 08:50
Last Modified: 17 Apr 2013 12:24

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