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Elite/Folk Bilingual Education

  1. Anne-Marie de Mejía

Published Online: 5 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781405198431.wbeal0361

The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics

How to Cite

de Mejía, A.-M. 2012. Elite/Folk Bilingual Education. The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. .

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  1. Published Online: 5 NOV 2012

Abstract

The literature on bilingualism and bilingual education is full of dichotomies. Thus, we hear frequent references to such “polar opposites” (Hornberger,1989, p. 273) as: additive versus subtractive bilingualism, transitional versus maintenance models of bilingual education, and international versus intranational languages.

Keywords:

  • bilingualism;
  • discrimination;
  • ethnicity;
  • heritage languages;
  • immigration and emigration;
  • umltilingualism