Bilinguality and Bilingualism

Bilinguality and Bilingualism

eBook - 2000
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Cambridge Univ Pr
Presents state-of-the-art knowledge about languages in contact from individual bilingualism (or bilinguality) to societal bilingualism.
This updated and revised edition of Hamers and Blanc's successful textbook presents new knowledge about languages in contact from individual bilinguality to societal bilingualism. It is multi- and interdisciplinary in approach, and analyzes bilingualism at individual, interpersonal, and societal levels. Linguistic, cognitive and sociocultural aspects of bilingual development are explored, as are bilingual problems. The authors cover a range of issues including the relationship among culture, identity, and language behavior in multicultural settings; communication strategies in interpersonal and intergroup relations; language shift; pidgins and creoles; language planning; and bilingual education.

Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2000
Edition: 2nd ed
ISBN: 9780511605796
051160579X
9780511040245
0511040245
9780521648431
Characteristics: data file,rda
1 online resource (xiv, 468 pages) : illustrations
Additional Contributors: Blanc, Michel 1929-

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