Language Planning in Education
By (author) Gibson Ferguson
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Language Planning in Education by Gibson Ferguson
Book DescriptionThis book offers a topical new 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. Written as an advanced introduction, the book engages with all these themes but focuses specifically on language planning as it relates to education, addressing such issues as bilingualism and the education of linguistic minority pupils in North America and Europe, the educational and equity implications of the global spread of English, and the choice of media of instruction in post-colonial societies. Contextualising this discussion, the first two chapters describe the emergence and evolution of language planning as an academic discipline, and introduce key concepts in the practice of language planning. The book is wide-ranging in its coverage, with detailed discussion of the context of language policy in a variety of countries and communities across North America, Europe, Africa and Asia.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780748612611
(234mm x 156mm x 24mm)
Imprint: Edinburgh University Press
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Publish Date: 13-Mar-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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The book is wide-ranging in its coverage, with detailed discussion of the context of language policy in a variety of countries and communities across North America, Europe, Africa and Asia.
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Author Biography - Gibson Ferguson
Gibson Ferguson is a Lecturer in the Department of English Language and Linguistics at the University of Sheffield.
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