The Blackwell Guide to Research Methods in Bilingualism and Multilingualism (häftad)
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Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Wei, Li
black & white illustrations, black & white tables, figures
246 x 170 x 22 mm
720 g
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467:B&W 6.69 x 9.61 in or 244 x 170 mm (Pinched Crown) Perfect Bound on White w/Matte Lam
The Blackwell Guide to Research Methods in Bilingualism and Multilingualism (häftad)

The Blackwell Guide to Research Methods in Bilingualism and Multilingualism

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Written by leading experts in the field, The Blackwell Guide to Research Methods in Bilingualism and Multilingualism focuses on the methodology of research in this rapidly growing field. * Highlights the interdisciplinary nature of research on bilingualism and multilingualism and offers a practical guide to the specific procedures and tools for collecting and analyzing data * Specifically addresses methodological issues, discussing research topics, core concepts and approaches, and the methods, techniques and tools available * Provides project ideas and practical advice on conference presentations and publication * Brings together a team of leading international experts in the field * Links theory to method, and to data, answering the market need for a volume on bilingualism and multilingualism that deals with its methodology in a systematic and coherent way.
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"This book accomplishes something quite unique, in providing a background knowledge and understanding of research methodologies used in studies of bilingualism and multilingualism." (Journal of Sociolinguistics, April 2009) "Provides a comprehensive overview of research methods on bilingualism. The overview of each research method is very brief and clear." (Studies in Second Language Acquisition, 2009)

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Li Wei is Professor of Applied Linguistics at Birkbeck, University of London. He is editor of the International Journal of Bilingualism and author/editor of numerous books and articles, including Three Generations, Two Languages, One Family (1994), The Bilingualism Reader (2000), and The Handbook of Multilingualism and Multilingual Communication (2007, with Peter Auer). Melissa G. Moyer is Associate Professor of English Linguistics at the Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona. Her current research and publications are concerned with migration and the management of multilingualism. She is author of the award winning book La carcel de las palabras: Ensayo sobre el lenguaje y la desigualdad social (1988, with J. M. de Miguel).


List of Figures vii List of Tables viii Notes on Contributors ix Acknowledgments xv Preface xvi Part I Researching Bilingualism and Multilingualism 1 1 Research Perspectives on Bilingualism and Multilingualism 3 Li Wei 2 Research as Practice: Linking Theory, Method, and Data 18 Melissa G. Moyer Part II Procedures, Methods, and Tools 33 3 Types and Sources of Bilingual Data 35 Jacomine Nortier 4 Bilingual Speech Data: Criteria for Classification 53 Penelope Gardner-Chloros 5 Selecting Individuals, Groups, and Sites 73 Elizabeth Lanza 6 Study Design: Cross-sectional, Longitudinal, Case, and Group 88 Zhu Hua and Annabelle David 7 Laboratory Designs and Paradigms: Words, Sounds, and Sentences 108 Judith F. Kroll, Chip Gerfen, and Paola E. Dussias 8 Imaging Technologies 132 Jubin Abutalebi and Pasquale Anthony Della Rosa 9 Interviews and Questionnaires 158 Eva Codo 10 Recording Audio and Video 177 Ignasi Clemente 11 Transcription 192 Maria Teresa Turell and Melissa G. Moyer 12 Quantification and Statistics 214 Natasha Tokowicz and Tessa Warren 13 Data Banks and Corpora 232 Ad Backus 14 Doing Ethnography 249 Monica Heller 15 Social Network Analysis 263 Xu Daming, Wang Xiaomei, and Li Wei 16 Conversation and Interactional Analysis 275 Holly R. Cashman 17 Critical Discourse Analysis 296 Adrian Blackledge 18 Narrative Analysis 311 Aneta Pavlenko 19 Media Analysis 326 Tony Purvis Part III Project Ideas, Dissemination, and Resources 343 20 Project Ideas 345 Li Wei and Melissa G. Moyer 21 Disseminating Research: A Guide to Conference Presentation and Journal Publication 354 Melissa G. Moyer and Li Wei 22 Resources for Research on Bilingualism and Multilingualism 361 Li Wei and Melissa G. Moyer References 365 Index 399