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Dumanig, Francisco Perlas; David, Maya Khemlani; Shanmuganathan, Thilagavathi – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2013
Personal, social, cultural, economic, and political factors influence the language/s used by family members in the home domain. This study examines how family language policies are planned and developed in Filipino-Malaysian families in Malaysia. The language used at home in such mixed or exogamous marriages is also influenced by the ethnicity of…
Descriptors: Language Usage, Language Planning, Multilingualism, Foreign Countries
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Jones, Gary M., Ed.; Ozog, A. Conrad K., Ed. – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 1993
The subject of bilingualism is especially important in Bruni, a country with a multilingual population and a bilingual education policy, and it was felt that an international conference which examined bilingualism and bilingual education in a variety of 'development' contexts would be useful in reviewing and fine tuning of Bruneis' already…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingualism, Case Studies, Developing Nations
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Ward, C.; Hewstone, M. – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 1985
Presents a review of literature and a historical and sociopolitical overview of ethnic relations and intergroup processes in Malaysia and Singapore. The paper reviews data on intergroup relations and ethnolinguistics in these countries from a social-psychological perspective, and in terms of assimilation and integration. (SED)
Descriptors: Acculturation, Cultural Pluralism, Educational Policy, Ethnic Groups
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Watson, J. K. P. – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 1980
Shows how educational policies have been used to try to bring about a sense of unity while favoring a particular ethnic group in a culturally plural society. An historical account of colonial immigration and educational policies is given. It is argued that educational policy alone cannot elicit racial or cultural harmony. (Author/PJM)
Descriptors: Cultural Pluralism, Educational Practices, Ethnic Groups, Language Attitudes