Author:Ajit K. Mohanty, Minati Panda, Robert Phillipson & Tove Skutnabbkangas (Eds)

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Multilingual Education for Social Justice: Globalising the Local

By: Ajit K. Mohanty, Minati Panda, Robert Phillipson & Tove Skutnabbkangas (Eds)

Price: $15.57

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan: 2009

Seller ID: 101836

ISBN: 8125036989

Condition: New


The principles for enabling children to become fully proficient multilinguals through schooling are well known. Even so, most indigenous/tribal, minority and marginalised children are not provided with appropriate mother-tongue-based multilingual education (MLE) that would enable them to succeed in school and society. Experts from all continents ask why, and show how it CAN be done. The book discusses general principles and challenges in depth and presents case studies from Canada and the USA, northern Europe, Peru, Africa, India, Nepal and elsewhere in Asia. Analysis by leading scholars in th... View more info