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The New Immigrant and Language : Interdisciplinary Perspectives on the New Immigration - Marcelo M. Suarez-Orozco

The New Immigrant and Language

Interdisciplinary Perspectives on the New Immigration

Hardcover Published: 30th November 2001
ISBN: 9780815337102
Number Of Pages: 350

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During the second half of the Twentieth Century the U.S. experienced a profound demographic transformation. Immigration has become one of the most significant influences on American society. This set will explore the major features of the new immigration, bringing together the major scholarly contributions published in the last decade. and will focus on Latin American, Caribbean and Asian Immigration.

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"A worthwhile collection for scholars interested in the field of bilingualism and second-language acquisition.... An accessible and comprehensive collection of previous scholarship, a worthwhile addition to any course on bilingualism, English as a second language, and immigrant studies...."-"Journal of American Ethnic History, Fall 2003

""Bilingualism and Second-Language Learning. ""
Chapter 2 in Improving Schooling for Language-minority Children: A Research Agenda (Washington, DC: National Academy Press, 1997)
""Bilingualism and Second Language Acquisition. ""
Psycholinguistics (Fort Worth, TX: Hartcourt Brace, 1993)
""How Long? A Syntheses of the Research on Academic Achievement in a Second Language. ""
TESOL Quarterly 23 (1989)
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ISBN: 9780815337102
ISBN-10: 0815337108
Series: New Immigration Ser. : Book 6
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 350
Published: 30th November 2001
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.54
Edition Number: 1