Breaking the Boundaries: Migrant Workers' Children in the EC by Hans Reich, Euan Reid

By Hans Reich, Euan Reid

Based on a comparative research of 15 initiatives at the schooling of youngsters of migrant staff in 10 ecu neighborhood international locations, this publication presents descriptions of complex perform, difficulties encountered and ideas chanced on. the consequences are summarized less than such headings as equality of chance, schooling for bilingualism, intercultural schooling and anti-racist approaches.

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Language and Ethnicity in Minority Sociolinguistic Perspective JOSHUA FISHMAN Language Planning and Education in Australasia and the South Pacific R. B. BALDAUF and A. LUKE (eds) Linguistic Minorities, Society and Territory COLIN H. ) Migration and Intercultural Education in Europe U. ) Minority Education: From Shame to Struggle T. SKUTNABB-KANGAS and J. CUMMINS (eds) One Europe - 100 Nations ROY N. PEDERSEN Raising Children Bilingually: The Pre-school Years LENORE ARNBERG Reversing Language Shift JOSHUA A.

On the contrary, the failure of the assimilationist policies of the 1960s and 1970s is graphically demonstrated by the flourishing of new minority communities throughout the EC. Although keen to maintain their cultural, linguistic and religious identities, it does not follow that they are unwilling to seek contact and exchange with society as a whole. The dynamic potential of minority communities is best seen in their ability to function increasingly effectively as social subsystems that manage to achieve internal cohesion in their own way, and collectively to organise those transactions with the Community in general from which they are not formally excluded.

Minority Education: From Shame to Struggle T. SKUTNABB-KANGAS and J. CUMMINS (eds) One Europe - 100 Nations ROY N. PEDERSEN Raising Children Bilingually: The Pre-school Years LENORE ARNBERG Reversing Language Shift JOSHUA A. FISHMAN Schooling in a Plural Canada JOHN R. MALLEA Story as Vehicle EDIE GARVIE Please contact us for the latest book information: Multilingual Matters Ltd, Bank House, 8a Hill Road, Clevedon, Avon BS21 7HH, England. title : Breaking the Boundaries : Migrant Workers' Children in the EC Multilingual Matters (Series) author : Reid, Euan publisher : Multilingual Matters isbn10 | asin : 1853591343 print isbn13 : 9781853591341 ebook isbn13 : 9780585171586 language : English subject Children of migrant laborers--Education--European Economic Community countries, Multicultural education--European Economic Community countries, Education, Bilingual--European Economic Community countries.

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