Book Volume 9 2014

Handbook of Arabic Literacy

Insights and Perspectives

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ISBN: 978-94-017-8544-0 (Print) 978-94-017-8545-7 (Online)

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxiii

  2. The Arabic Language

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-28

      The Structure of Arabic Language and Orthography

  3. Arabic Lexical Representation and Processing

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 29-29

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      Pages 31-54

      Is the Arabic Mental Lexicon Morpheme-Based or Stem-Based? Implications for Spoken and Written Word Recognition

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      Pages 55-76

      Word Recognition in Arabic: Approaching a Language-Specific Reading Model

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      Pages 77-96

      Why is it Hard to Read Arabic?

  4. Arabic Reading and Spelling Development and Disorders

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 97-97

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      Pages 99-117

      An Epidemiological Survey of Specific Reading and Spelling Disabilities in Arabic Speaking Children in Egypt

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      Pages 119-151

      Types of Developmental Dyslexia in Arabic

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      Pages 153-170

      Narrative Development In Arabic: Story Re-Telling

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      Pages 171-194

      Cognitive Predictors of Early Reading Ability in Arabic: A Longitudinal Study from Kindergarten to Grade 2

  5. Arabic Diglossia, Language and Literacy

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 195-195

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      Pages 197-223

      The Effect of Diglossia on Literacy in Arabic and Other Languages

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      Pages 225-240

      Acquiring Literacy in a Diglossic Context: Problems and Prospects

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      Pages 241-254

      A New Look at Diglossia: Modality-Driven Distinctions between Spoken and Written Narratives in Jordanian Arabic

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      Pages 255-278

      Literacy Acquisition and Diglossia: Textbooks in Israeli Arabic-speaking Schools

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      Pages 279-300

      The Development of ADAT (Arabic Diglossic Knowledge and Awareness Test): A theoretical and clinical overview

  6. Arabic Emergent Literacy: Socio-Cultural Factors

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 301-301

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      Chapter

      Pages 303-321

      The Development of Young Children’s Arabic Language and Literacy in the United Arab Emirates

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      Pages 323-347

      Mother-Child Literacy Activities and Early Literacy in the Israeli Arab Family

  7. Arabic Literacy Development in Special Populations

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 349-349

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      Chapter

      Pages 351-379

      Environmental Contributions to Language and Literacy Outcomes in Bilingual English-Arabic Children in the U.S.

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      Chapter

      Pages 381-393

      The Development of Grapho-Phonemic Representations among Native Hebrew Speakers Learning Arabic as a Foreign Language

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      Chapter

      Pages 395-408

      Braille Reading in Blind and Sighted Individuals: Educational Considerations and Experimental Evidence

  8. Back Matter

    Pages 409-422