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The Handbook of Bilingualism [electronic resource].

By: Contributor(s): Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9780631227359Series: Blackwell Handbooks in LinguisticsPublication details: Oxford : John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., 2008.ISBN:
  • 9780470756744
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: No title; Print version:: The Handbook of BilingualismDDC classification:
  • 306.446 404.2
LOC classification:
  • P115 .H365 2006
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Contents:
The Handbook of Bilingualism; Contents; Notes on Contributors; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part I Overview and Foundations; Introduction; 1 Foundations of Bilingualism; 2 Studying Bilinguals: Methodological and Conceptual Issues; Part II Neurological and Psychological Aspects of Bilingualism; Introduction; Neurology; 3 Bilingual Aphasia; Approaches to Bilingualism and Language Acquisition; 4 The Bilingual Child; 5 Bilingualism and Second Language Acquisition; Bilingual Language Use: Knowledge, Comprehension, and Production
22 The Impact of Bilingualism on Language and Literacy DevelopmentPart IV Global Perspectives and Challenges: Case Studies; Introduction; 23 Bilingualism in North America; 24 Bilingualism in Latin America; 25 Bilingualism in Europe; 26 Turkish as an Immigrant Language in Europe; 27 Bi-/Multilingualism in Southern Africa; 28 Bilingualism in East Asia; 29 Bilingualism in South Asia; 30 Changing Language Loyalties in Central Asia; 31 Bilingualism in the Middle East and North Africa: A Focus on the Arabic-Speaking World; Index
6 Two Linguistic Systems in Contact: Grammar, Phonology and Lexicon7 The Comprehension of Words and Sentences in Two Languages; 8 Speech Production in Bilinguals; Bilingualism: Memory, Cognition, and Emotion; 9 Bilingual Memory; 10 Bilingualism:Language, Emotion,and Mental Health; The Bilingual 's Repertoire: Code Mixing, Code Switching, and Speech Accommodation; 11 Code Switching and Grammatical Theory; 12 Sign Language-Spoken Language Bilingualism: Code Mixing and Mode Mixing by ASL-English Bilinguals; 13 Social and Psychological Factors in Language Mixing; 14 Bilingual Accommodation
Part III Societal Bilingualism and its EffectsIntroduction; Language Contact, Maintenance, and Endangerment; 15 The Bilingual and Multilingual Community; 16 Language Maintenance, Language Shift, and Reversing Language Shift; 17 Minority and Endangered Languages; 18 Multilingualism in Linguistic History: Creolization and Indigenization; 19 Bilingualism and Gender; Bilingualism: The Media, Education, and Literacy; 20 Bilingualism in the Global Media and Advertising; 21 What do we Know About Bilingual Education for Majority- Language Students?
Summary: The Handbook of Bilingualism provides state-of-the-art treatments of the central issues that arise in consideration of the phenomena of bilingualism ranging from the representation of the two languages in the bilingual individual's brain to the various forms of bilingual education, including the status of bilingualism in each area of the world. Provides state-of-the-art coverage of a wide variety of topics, ranging from neuro- and psycho-linguistic research to studies of media and psychological counseling. Includes latest assessment of the global linguistic situa
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The Handbook of Bilingualism; Contents; Notes on Contributors; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part I Overview and Foundations; Introduction; 1 Foundations of Bilingualism; 2 Studying Bilinguals: Methodological and Conceptual Issues; Part II Neurological and Psychological Aspects of Bilingualism; Introduction; Neurology; 3 Bilingual Aphasia; Approaches to Bilingualism and Language Acquisition; 4 The Bilingual Child; 5 Bilingualism and Second Language Acquisition; Bilingual Language Use: Knowledge, Comprehension, and Production

22 The Impact of Bilingualism on Language and Literacy DevelopmentPart IV Global Perspectives and Challenges: Case Studies; Introduction; 23 Bilingualism in North America; 24 Bilingualism in Latin America; 25 Bilingualism in Europe; 26 Turkish as an Immigrant Language in Europe; 27 Bi-/Multilingualism in Southern Africa; 28 Bilingualism in East Asia; 29 Bilingualism in South Asia; 30 Changing Language Loyalties in Central Asia; 31 Bilingualism in the Middle East and North Africa: A Focus on the Arabic-Speaking World; Index

6 Two Linguistic Systems in Contact: Grammar, Phonology and Lexicon7 The Comprehension of Words and Sentences in Two Languages; 8 Speech Production in Bilinguals; Bilingualism: Memory, Cognition, and Emotion; 9 Bilingual Memory; 10 Bilingualism:Language, Emotion,and Mental Health; The Bilingual 's Repertoire: Code Mixing, Code Switching, and Speech Accommodation; 11 Code Switching and Grammatical Theory; 12 Sign Language-Spoken Language Bilingualism: Code Mixing and Mode Mixing by ASL-English Bilinguals; 13 Social and Psychological Factors in Language Mixing; 14 Bilingual Accommodation

Part III Societal Bilingualism and its EffectsIntroduction; Language Contact, Maintenance, and Endangerment; 15 The Bilingual and Multilingual Community; 16 Language Maintenance, Language Shift, and Reversing Language Shift; 17 Minority and Endangered Languages; 18 Multilingualism in Linguistic History: Creolization and Indigenization; 19 Bilingualism and Gender; Bilingualism: The Media, Education, and Literacy; 20 Bilingualism in the Global Media and Advertising; 21 What do we Know About Bilingual Education for Majority- Language Students?

The Handbook of Bilingualism provides state-of-the-art treatments of the central issues that arise in consideration of the phenomena of bilingualism ranging from the representation of the two languages in the bilingual individual's brain to the various forms of bilingual education, including the status of bilingualism in each area of the world. Provides state-of-the-art coverage of a wide variety of topics, ranging from neuro- and psycho-linguistic research to studies of media and psychological counseling. Includes latest assessment of the global linguistic situa