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"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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Book Details

ISBN: 9780631219361
ISBN-10: 0631219366
Format: Hardback
(239mm x 165mm x 30mm)
Pages: 472
Imprint: Blackwell Publishers
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 2-Jun-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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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).

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