Language and Poverty: Perspectives on a Theme is a collection of papers that juxtaposes different perspectives on the definition of language and language behavior in relation to poverty.
The book brings together a broad range of perspectives pertinent to language and poverty, specifically that of poor children. Topics on the language of the poor; how to construct effective language programs for the poverty child; biological and social factors in language development; and standardized assessment of the language of disadvantaged children are covered.
Policy makers, social workers, language teachers, sociologists, psychologists, and educators will find the text invaluable.
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|Size: ||57.1 MB|
|Publisher: ||Academic Press|
|Date published: || 2013|
|ISBN: ||9781483270432 (DRM-PDF)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|