Issues in Bilingualism: A View to the Future

  • Beverly S. Hartford
Part of the Topics in Language and Linguistics book series (TLLI)


Concerns with bilingualism and bilingual education are certainly not new: in fact throughout most of the world multilingual communities are the norm and unilingual communities are the exception. In spite of this, however, many educators have acted as though this were not true, and as if multilingualism were a deviant condition, an attitude which emerged as a correlative to universal education and spreading literacy.


Language Policy Bilingual Education Language Variation Language Planning Minority Ethnic Community 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1982

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  • Beverly S. Hartford

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