- Paperback: 424 pages
- Publisher: Routledge; 1 edition (January 8, 2014)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0415520673
- ISBN-13: 978-0415520676
- Product Dimensions: 1 x 7.2 x 10.2 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1.6 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
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- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,488,268 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Handbook of Heritage, Community, and Native American Languages in the United States: Research, Policy, and Educational Practice 1st Edition
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"This welcome, and timely work [is distinguished by] its breadth and depth of coverage and expertise of the contributors." - G. Richard Tucker, Department of Modern Languages, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
"A valuable contribution to helping policy-makers and educators better understand the dimensions of the challenges and the largely untapped resources that reside in our heritage communities." - Catherine Ingold, Director, National Foreign Language Center, University of Maryland, USA
"…makes available in a single volume the current knowledge, insights, and experiences of many important leaders and researchers in the Heritage Language field. Usable by both professionals and students, it can serve as an introduction to the field, as a reference for those already involved in it, and as an inspiration to those who wish to contribute to this increasingly important enterprise." - Linda Godson, Coordinator, Heritage Language Initiative, Portland State University, USA
"The Handbook of Heritage, Community, and Native American Languages in the United States makes an important contribution to the field ... The Handbook is meaningful for a large audience: virtually every chapter offers something for not just heritage school stakeholders, but also public school teachers, researchers, and other interested parties. ... Although the field is still emerging and its borders remain fuzzy, the Handbook covers the subject effectively, and brings out the richness and variety inherent in the field." - Heritage Language Journal
About the Author
Terrence G. Wiley is President, Center for Applied Linguistics, USA and Professor Emeritus, Arizona State University, USA.
Joy Kreeft Peyton is Senior Fellow, Center for Applied Linguistics, USA.
Donna Christian is Senior Fellow, Center for Applied Linguistics, USA.
Sarah Catherine K. Moore is Senior Research Associate, Center for Applied Linguistics, USA.
Na Liu is Senior Research Associate, Center for Applied Linguistics, USA.