Bilingualism: A Social Approach (Palgrave Advances)

Bilingualism: A Social Approach (Palgrave Advances)

Monica Heller


The individuals to this quantity offer a severe exam of the idea of bilingualism because it has built in linguistics and of its use in discourses of social law in country and civil society within the 20th and twenty-first centuries. They try to stream the sector clear of a "common sense," yet actually hugely ideologized, view of bilingualism because the co-existence of 2 linguistic structures, and to advance a severe viewpoint which ways "bilingualism" as a large choice of units of sociolinguistic practices attached to the development of social distinction and of social inequality less than particular historic conditions.

MONICA HELLER is Professor on the Ontario Institute for reports in schooling, collage of Toronto, Canada. Her significant courses within the box of bilingualism contain Codeswitching: Anthropological and Sociolinguistic views; Linguistic Minorities and Modernity: A Sociolinguistic Ethnography; Voices of Authority: schooling and Linguistic distinction (edited with Marilyn Martin-Jones) and such a lot lately Discours et identitiés. los angeles francité canadienne entre modernité et mondialisation (edited with Normand Labrie).

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