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Title: Language Socialization
Edited By: Patricia A. Duff
Nancy H. Hornberger
URL: http://www.springer.com/education+%26+language/linguistics/book/978-90-481-9466-7
Description:

*An important 30-year retrospective of the roots and development of
language socialization
*Insights from a wide range of linguistic, ethnic, and geographical regions
of the world
*Views language socialization as a lifelong process that takes place in
various and multiple settings and over first and second/foreign languages

This volume addresses language socialization, the research area that
focuses on the social, cultural and interactional contexts in which
language and other knowledge are learned, both formally and informally. The
volume offers: *An important 30-year retrospective of the roots and
development of language socialization *Insights from a wide range of
linguistic, ethnic, and geographical regions of the world *Views on
language socialization as a lifelong process that takes place in various
and multiple settings and over first and second/foreign languages
*Approaches from different, complementary traditions and disciplines

This is one of ten volumes of the Encyclopedia of Language and Education
published by Springer. The Encyclopedia bears testimony to the dynamism and
evolution of the language and education field, as it confronts the
ever-burgeoning and irrepressible linguistic diversity and ongoing
pressures and expectations placed on education around the world.

Publication Year: 2010
Publisher: Springer
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9789048194667
Pages: 404
Prices: Europe EURO 69.95