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Power, Prestige and Bilingualism free pdf This text describes a particular type of educational provision referred to as "elite" or "prestigious" bilingual education, which caters mainly for upwardly mobile, highly educated, higher socio-economic status learners of two or more internationally useful languages. The development of different types of elite bilingual or multilingual educational provision is disucssed and an argument made for the need to study bilingual education in majority as well as in minority contexts.

About Anne-Marie De Mejia

Anne-Marie de Mejia works in the Linguistics Department of the School of Language Sciences at Universidad del Valle, Cali, Colombia where she is currently co-ordinator of the Bilingualism Research Group. She obtained her Ph.D in Linguistics from Lancaster University (U.K.) in 199 4. Her research interests include bilingual classroom interaction, the construction of bilingual curricula and processes of empowerment, and bilingual teacher development.

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Author : Anne-Marie De Mejia
Publisher : Multilingual Matters
Data Published : 01 June 2002
ISBN : 185359590X
EAN : 9781853595905
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 336 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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