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
*Includes latest assessment of the global linguistic situation with
particular emphasis on those geographical areas which are centers of global
conflict and commerce.
*Explores new topics such as global media and mobile and electronic
*Includes contributions by internationally renowned researchers from
different disciplines, genders, and ethnicities.