Indigenous and Minority Language Education: Identity Reconstruction in a Rising China (working title)

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Dr. Gulbahar Beckett

Associate Professor Teacher Education
College of Education, Criminal Justice, and Human Services
+1 (513) 556-2898

This is a book I’m co-editing with Dr. Gerry Postiglione, Professor and Head, Division of Policy, Administration and Social Science; Director, Wah Ching Centre of Research on Education in China Faculty of Education The University of Hong Kong香港大学, Hong Kong, China. It addresses current minority language policies and practices in China and discusses issues in and possibilities for minority language attrition, maintenance, and revitalization. It includes chapters by internationally renowned scholars from Australia, Britain, Canada, China, Hong Kong, Singapore, and the U.S. The volume will make significant contribution to sociolinguistics as well as language policy and pedagogy research literature. The book will be published by the University of Hong Kong Press.

Project commenced on March 1, 2009

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