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Title: The Handbook of Bilingualism
Edited By: Tej K. Bhatia
William C. Ritchie
Series Title: Blackwell Handbooks in Linguistics
Description:

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 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
language learning.

*Includes contributions by internationally renowned researchers from
different disciplines, genders, and ethnicities.

Publication Year: 2005
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Psycholinguistics
Language Acquisition
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Versions:
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0631227350
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 884
Prices: U.S. $ 49.95
U.K. £ 26.99