Encyclopedia of Language and Education

Editors: Hornberger, Nancy (Ed.)

  • Fully revised and updated edition of landmark reference work
  • Includes two new volumes on language socialization and the ecology of language
  • Truly global coverage of language and education
  • Special emphasis on multicultural and bilingual education
  • Necessary reference for every university and college library topic
  • The text of each review is followed by a reference list containing about 30 key references mentioned in the text
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About this Reference Work

In this second, fully revised edition, the 10 volume Encyclopedia of Language and Education offers the newest developments including two new volumes of research and scholarly content essential to the field of language teaching and learning in the age of globalization. In the selection of topics and contributors, the Encyclopedia reflects the depth of disciplinary knowledge, breadth of interdisciplinary perspective, and diversity of sociogeographic experience in the field. Throughout, there is an inclusion of contributions from non-English speaking and non-western parts of the world, providing truly global coverage. The Encyclopedia is a necessary reference set for every university and college library in the world that serves a faculty or school of education.

Vol.1: Language Policy and Political Issues in Education; Vol.2: Literacy; Vol.3: Discourse and Education; Vol.4: Second and Foreign Language Education; Vol.5: Bilingual Education; Vol.6: Knowledge About Language Vol.7: Lanaguage Testing and Assessment; Vol.8: Language Socialization; Vol.9: Ecology of Language; Vol.10: Research Methods in Language and Education.

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From the reviews of the second edition:

"This is a timely update to the first edition … . Hornberger … has done a good job of bringing together important international scholars to serve as volume editors and contributors. … The chapters are well written and logically relate to the larger volume and to each other. This is a well-edited work that captures the important concepts in the field. … Summing Up: Recommended. Upper-level undergraduates, graduates students, and researchers." (J. P. Renaud, Choice, Vol. 46 (5), 2009)


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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Encyclopedia of Language and Education
Editors
  • Nancy Hornberger
Copyright
2008
Publisher
Springer US
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag US
Print ISBN
978-0-387-32875-1
eReference ISBN
978-0-387-30424-3
Print + eBook ISBN
978-0-387-35420-0
Edition Number
2
Number of Pages
CCL, 4176
Additional Information
Originally published by Kluwer
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