Multicultural and Multilingual Education in Immigrant Countries

Multicultural and Multilingual Education in Immigrant Countries

Proceedings of an International Symposium Held at the Wenner-Gren Center, Stockholm, August 2 and 3, 1982

1st Edition - January 1, 1983

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  • Editors: Torsten Husén, Susan Opper
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483182414

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Multicultural and Multilingual Education in Immigrant Countries, Volume 38 is a collection of papers that covers various concerns in the implementation of multilingual and multicultural school curriculum in immigrant countries. The topics tackled by the articles include the social and ideological context, linguistic concerns, and psychological concerns. The text also discusses the psychological and social consideration in deciding on the language of instructions, along with problems of bilingual education. The book will be of great use to educators, sociologists, and psychologists.

Table of Contents

  • List of Contributors and Invited Participants


    Opening Address

    The Social and Ideological Context of Multicultural Education in Immigrant Countries

    Discussion - Taft Presentation

    Multilingualism and Multiculturalism from the Linguist's Point of View

    Discussion - Oksaar Presentation

    The Social Context of Multicultural and Multilingual Education in Immigrant Countries: Some Program and Policy Considerations

    Discussion - Rist Presentation

    Multicultural Education in a Psychological Perspective

    Discussion - Bhatnagar Presentation

    Intercultural Education and Community Perspectives

    Deciding on Languages of Instruction: Psychological and Social Considerations

    Multicultural Education: Research Problems in the U.K. and Elsewhere

    Problems in the Comparative Analysis of Bilingual Education

    Discussion - Lambert, Verma and Bratt Paulston Presentations

    Research and Its Implications for the Swedish Setting - An Immigrant's Point of View

    Maintenance or Transition - or Both? A Review of Swedish Ideologies and Empirical Research

    Discussion - Skutnabb-Kangas and Ekstrand Presentations

    Panel Discussion


Product details

  • No. of pages: 198
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Pergamon 1983
  • Published: January 1, 1983
  • Imprint: Pergamon
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483182414

About the Editors

Torsten Husén

Susan Opper

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