ERIC Number: ED245030
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
Multicultural and Multilingual Education in Immigrant Countries. Proceedings of an International Symposium Held at the Wenner-Gren Center, Stockholm, August 2 and 3, 1982. Wenner-Gren Symposium Series, Volume 38.
Husen, Torsten, Ed.; Opper, Susan, Ed.
Papers in this collection were presented at a 1982 symposium convened to address the question, "What is the best way to provide school education for immigrant children?" The papers (and their authors) include (1) "The Social and Ideological Context of Multicultural Education in Immigrant Countries" (Ronald Taft); (2) "Multilingualism and Multiculturalism form the Linguist's Point of View" (Els Oksaar); (3) "The Social Context of Multicultural and Multilingual Education in Immigrant Countries: Some Program and Policy Considerations" (Ray Rist); (4) "Multicultural Education in a Psychological Perspective" (Joti Bhatnagar); (5) "Intercultural Education and Community Perspectives: (Verity Saifullah-Khan); (6) "Deciding on Languages of Instruction: Psychological Social Considerations" (Wallace E. Lambert); (7) "Multicultural Education: Research Problems in the U.K. and Elsewhere" (Gatendra K. Verma); (8) "Problems in the Comparative Analysis of Bilingual Education" (Christina Bratt Paulston); (9) "Research and Its Implications for the Swedish Setting--An Immigrant's Point of View" (Tove Skutnabb-Kangas); and (10) "Maintenance or Transition-or Both? A Review of Swedish Ideologies and Empirical Research" (Lars Henric Ekstrand). Each paper is followed by a transcript of related discussion; a transcript of a panel discussion completes the volume. (KH)
Descriptors: Acculturation, Adjustment (to Environment), Biculturalism, Bilingual Education, Cultural Pluralism, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethnic Relations, Foreign Countries, Immersion Programs, Immigrants, Language Attitudes, Minority Groups, Multicultural Education, Multilingualism, Political Influences, Psycholinguistics, School Role, Social Influences, Sociolinguistics
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - General
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Identifiers: Australia; Canada; Finland; Sweden; United Kingdom; United States