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.
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).
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