Urban Multilingualism in Europe: Immigrant Minority Languages at Home and School

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Guus Extra, Kutlay Yaǧmur
Multilingual Matters, 2004 - Всего страниц: 428
This book is the final outcome of the crossnational Multilingual Cities Project, carried out under the auspices of the European Cultural Foundation, established in Amsterdam, and coordinated by Babylon, Centre for Studies of the Multicultural Society, at Tilburg University. The book offers multidisciplinary, crossnational, and crosslinguistic perspectives on the status of immigrant minority languages at home and school in a dominant Germanic or Romance environment in six major multicultural cities across Europe. From North to South these cities are Goteborg, Hamburg, The Hague, Brussels, Lyon, and Madrid.
 

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Introduction
1
Demographic perspectives
25
Language rights perspectives
73
Educational perspectives
93
Methodological considerations
109
Multilingualism in Goteborg
133
Multilingualism in Hamburg
163
Multilingualism in The Hague
193
Multilingualism in Lyon
251
Multilingualism in Madrid
275
Part III
299
Crosslinguistic perspectives on language groups
367
Conclusions and discussion
393
English version of the language survey questionnaire
411
Authors and affiliations
427
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Multilingualism in Brussels
221

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Guus Extra studied applied linguistics and language development in Nijmegen, Stanford and Berkeley. He is director of Babylon, Centre for Studies of the Multicultural Society, at Tilburg University, The Netherlands and is Professor of Language and Minorities at the same university. He has been involved in studies on second language acquisition and first language maintenance and shift by immigrant minority groups in The Netherlands and abroad. He has published a variety of books and articles on these topics. Kutlay Yag˘mur studied English as a second language and applied linguistics in Ankara and Sydney. He investigated language attrition and ethnolinguistic vitality of Turkish communities in Australia and Europe, and has published a number of books and articles on this subject. He worked at the Middle East Technical University in Ankara and is presently a senior researcher and lecturer at Babylon, Tilburg University.

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