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ERIC Number: EJ898434
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Sep
Pages: 14
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 45
ISSN: ISSN-1476-7724
Transmigrant Families: Intercultural and Bilingual Competences Development
Gonzalez Barea, Eva Ma.; Garcia-Cano Torrico, Maria; Marquez Lepe, Esther; Ruiz Garzon, Francisca; Pozo Llorente, Ma. Teresa; Dietz, Gunther
Globalisation, Societies and Education, v8 n3 p429-442 Sep 2010
This article presents the results of a research project concerned with analysing and identifying the discourses and related strategies used by Spanish-German trans-migrant families to support and develop bilingual and intercultural competences stemming from their transmigratory experiences. Using the biographical-narrative approach, we reconstruct the families' migratory phases, emphasising shifting parental discourses on bilingual practices and intercultural competences in the home. After presenting the analysed empirical data, the results obtained are grouped into four broader intrepretative frameworks: bilingual practice, life-world intercultural theories, social networks and "cosmopolitanism". (Contains 3 notes.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Germany; Spain