Foundations of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism

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Multilingual Matters, 2006 - Education - 492 pages

The fourth edition of this best-selling book provides a comprehensive introduction to bilingualism and bilingual education. Written as an introductory text from a cross-disciplinary perspective, 19 chapters cover individual and societal issues in minority and majority languages.

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About the author (2006)

Colin Baker holds a Personal Chair of the University of Wales, and teaches in the School of Education at the University of Wales, Bangor. Some of his previously published books with Multilingual Matters include: Attitudes and Language (1992), a Parents' and Teachers' Guide to Bilingualism (second edition in 2000), the Encyclopedia of Bilingualism and Bilingual Education (1998 - with Sylvia Prys Jones) and The Care and Education of Young Bilinguals (2000). The previous editions of this book were published in 1993,1996 and 2001.

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