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ERIC Number: EJ1117669
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016-Dec
Pages: 17
Abstractor: As Provided
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0161-7761
A Potentially Heteroglossic Policy Becomes Monoglossic in Context: An Ethnographic Analysis of Paraguayan Bilingual Education Policy
Mortimer, Katherine S.
Anthropology & Education Quarterly, v47 n4 p349-365 Dec 2016
Ethnographic and discursive approaches to educational language policy (ELP) that explore how policy is appropriated in context are important for understanding policy success/failure in meeting goals of educational equity for language-minoritized students. This study describes how Paraguayan national policy for universal bilingual education successfully disrupted the traditional exclusion of Guarani from education, but it has failed so far to disrupt hegemonic monoglossic ideologies that continue to exclude Guarani-dominant students from high-quality education.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Paraguay