Language Socialization

Encyclopedia of Language and Education Volume 8

Editors: Duff, Patricia A., Hornberger, Nancy (Eds.)

  • 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
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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.

About the authors

Patricia Duff is Professor of Language and Literacy Education at the University of British Columbia. During her career she has taught English in Korea, Japan, Canada and USA and applied linguistics in China. Nancy H. Hornberger is Professor of Education and Director of Educational Linguistics at the Graduate School of Education, University of Pennsylvania.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Language Socialization
Book Subtitle
Encyclopedia of Language and Education Volume 8
Editors
  • Patricia A. Duff
  • Nancy Hornberger
Copyright
2010
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media LLC
Softcover ISBN
978-90-481-9466-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXIV, 380
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