Description - Multiple Voices by Carol Myers-Scotton
"Multiple Voices: An Introduction to Bilingualism" provides a comprehensive overview of all major features of bilingualism, including grammatical, cognitive, and social aspects. It examines bilingualism as a socio-political phenomenon and emphasizes languages in contact, language maintenance and shift, language policy, and bilingual education. It includes many detailed examples from all over the world written accessibly for students with little or no background in linguistics by a prominent bilingualism researcher.
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Author Biography - Carol Myers-Scotton
Carol Myers-Scotton is Carolina Distinguished Professor Emerita in the Linguistics Program and Department of English at the University of South Carolina. Her numerous publications include Contact Linguistics: Bilingual Encounters and Grammatical Outcomes (2002) and Social Motivations for Codeswitching: Evidence from Africa (1993).