Chapter 15. Childhood Bilingualism: Distinguishing Difference from Disorder

  1. Martin J. Ball
  1. Li Wei,
  2. Nick Miller,
  3. Barbara Dodd and
  4. Zhu Hua

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470754856.ch15

Clinical Sociolinguistics

Clinical Sociolinguistics

How to Cite

Wei, L., Miller, N., Dodd, B. and Hua, Z. (2005) Childhood Bilingualism: Distinguishing Difference from Disorder, in Clinical Sociolinguistics (ed M. J. Ball), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470754856.ch15

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405112499

Online ISBN: 9780470754856

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Keywords:

  • disorder;
  • diagnosis;
  • sociolinguistic concept;
  • multilingual populations;
  • cultural norms

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • The “standard” language and language standard

  • Language standard in bilingual and multilingual populations

  • Cultural norms and standard

  • Implications for language pathology