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Marr, Tim – International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, 1999
Describes the Academia Mayor de la Lengua Quechua, a Peruvian institution ostensibly dedicated to maintaining Quechua. Data from writings by and about the Academia and from administrator interviews suggest that the institution shows signs of an ambivalent and potentially conflictive attitude toward the Peruvian state and Quechua speakers, and this…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingualism, Foreign Countries, Government Role
Wei, Li, Ed.; Dewaele, Jean-Marc, Ed.; Housen, Alex, Ed. – 2002
This collection of papers examines, from an international perspective, opportunities and challenges of societal bilingualism in the new millennium. The 18 papers include the following: "Introduction: Opportunities and Challenges of Bilingualism" (Li Wei, Jean-Marc Dewaele, and Alex Housen); "'Holy Languages' in the Context of…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingual Students, Bilingualism, Civil Liberties
Silva-Corvalan, Carmen, Ed. – 1995
Papers on Spanish bilingualism and Spanish in contact with other languages include: "The Study of Language Contact: An Overview of the Issues" (Carmen Silva-Corvalan); "Language Mixture: Ordinary Processes, Extraordinary Results" (Sarah G. Thomason); "The Impact of Quichua on Verb Forms Used in Spanish Requests in Otavalo,…
Descriptors: African Languages, Arabic, Aymara, Basque