|Author||: Jim Cummins|
|Publisher||: Multilingual Matters|
|Total Pages||: 322|
|Rating||: 4/5 (33 Downloads)|
Download or read book Language, Power, and Pedagogy written by Jim Cummins and published by Multilingual Matters. This book was released on 2000-01-01 with total page 322 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: As linguistic diversity increases in countries around the world, policy-makers and educators are faced with complex and conflictual issues regarding appropriate ways of educating a multilingual school population. This volume reviews the research and theory relating to instruction and assessment of bilingual pupils, focusing not only on issues of language learning and teaching but also the ways in which power relations in the wider society affect patterns of teacher-pupil interaction in the classroom.