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Language, Racialized Identity, and Education in a New Land
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?In detailing the experiences of Somali youth in their settlement in the Twin Cities area, Bigelow draws on her work with non-literate young adults and her own community advocacy to suggest a path forward for young immigrants who face daunting challenges in coming to terms with their own sense of identity, as well as their mastery of western academic literacies. Bigelow?s work is an outstanding model of applied linguistics research.? ?Sandra L. McKay, Professor Emeritus, San Francisco State University
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Martha H. Bigelow is an Associate Professor in the Second Languages and Cultures Education program at the University of Minnesota. Most of her current research, teaching, and community engagement activities are focused on the language learning, academic success, and healthy cultural adaptation of immigrant and refugee youth. She has completed studies in the areas of second language acquisition, language teacher education, and immigrant education.
Series Editor's Foreword. Acknowledgements. 1. Engaged Scholarship in the Somali Communities of Minnesota. 2. Orality and Literacy within the Somali Diaspora. 3. Multilingualism and Multiliteracy among Somali Adolescent Girls.