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Cummins, Jim

  1. Tove Skutnabb-Kangas

Published Online: 5 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781405198431.wbeal0306

The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics

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Skutnabb-Kangas, T. 2012. Cummins, Jim. The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. .

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 NOV 2012


Professor James (Jim) Patrick Cummins (born July 3, 1949, in Dublin, Ireland) is one of the world's most influential researchers in bilingualism studies.


  • bilingualism;
  • language policy;
  • language in the classroom;
  • second language acquisition;
  • identity politics;
  • literacy