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Title: Language Socialization in Bilingual and Multilingual Societies
Edited By: Robert Bayley
Sandra R. Schecter
Description:

This book explores language socialization from very early childhood through adulthood, not only in often-studied communities in Canada and the United States, but also in Australia, Bolivia, Egypt, India, and Slovakia. The global perspective gained by the inclusion of studies of communities representing every inhabited continent provides readers with an indication of the richness of the field as well as a guide for future work.

Publication Year: 2003
Publisher: Multilingual Matters
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Linguistic Field(s): Language Acquisition
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ISBN: 1853596361
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Pages: 304
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Pages: 304
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