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Themistocleous, Christiana – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2019
The Republic of Cyprus is a country characterised by a long-term conflict which resulted in the geopolitical division of the island. Greek-Cypriots and Turkish-Cypriots have lived in separation for more than 30 years until the border re-opened in 2003, allowing people to cross and visit 'the other side'. One of the crossing points is located in…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Foreign Countries, Greek, Turkish
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Preece, Siân – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2019
As universities in the Anglophone world attend to operating on a global stage, linguistic diversity in the sector has intensified. Historically, higher education has adopted language-as-problem orientations to managing linguistic diversity, viewing multilingual repertoires largely as an obstacle. An emerging body of work informed by…
Descriptors: Bilingualism, Self Concept, Higher Education, Multilingualism
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Ross, Tara – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2019
New Zealand's Pacific communities face significant generational language loss and their media are increasingly produced in English, raising questions about the centrality of language for ethnic media and their audiences. By drawing on semi-structured interviews with 23 media producers, this study finds tensions within and between Pacific-language…
Descriptors: Pacific Islanders, Ethnic Groups, Audiences, Mass Media
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Feng, Anwei; Adamson, Bob – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2018
In mainland China, most ethnic minority students today face the challenge of learning three languages in schools, namely, their home language (L1), Mandarin Chinese (L2) and a foreign language, usually English (L3). Research into trilingual education for minority groups has been most active since the turn of the twenty-first century. This paper…
Descriptors: Language Minorities, Language Planning, Foreign Countries, Multilingualism
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Forrest, James; Dandy, Justine – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2018
Much is known about immigrants' majority language proficiency in the first (immigrant) generation. Less is understood of differences in linguistic shift compared with heritage language retention in subsequent generations. Focusing on Sydney, Australia's largest "EthniCity," we build on Clyne and Kipp's (1999. "Pluricentric Languages…
Descriptors: Language Proficiency, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Immigrants
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Sari, Betty Tjipta; Chasiotis, Athanasios; van de Vijver, Fons J. R.; Bender, Michael – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2018
We examined the importance of parental culture maintenance behaviour, bilingualism, ethnic identity, and national identity for the well-being of adolescents in multicultural Indonesia. We tested a mediation model in which the link between (perceived) parental culture maintenance behaviour and well-being is mediated through speaking Bahasa at home…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Bilingualism, Well Being, Adolescents
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Tovar-García, Edgar Demetrio; Alòs i Font, Hèctor – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2017
This article empirically studies the impact of bilingualism on educational achievements. This relationship has been thoroughly studied in a number of countries around the world, but not in Russia. We used a sample of 709 ethnic Tatar school students aged 15-16 (in the ninth grade) in the spring of the year 2010. We found a positive significant…
Descriptors: Bilingualism, Academic Achievement, Turkic Languages, Russian
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Limon, David; Novak Lukanovic, Sonja – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2017
The paper considers whether bilingualism has an economic value in Slovenia's two ethnically mixed regions, or whether its value is more related to identity, and restricted primarily to the personal, educational and cultural spheres. Specifically, it asks whether bilingualism is rewarded on the labour market and what local people think about this…
Descriptors: Bilingualism, Ethnic Groups, Slavic Languages, Foreign Countries
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Albury, Nathan John; Carter, Lyn – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2017
Naming places is theorised as an activity in heritage whereby a name will index a people's narrative and history. In postcolonial societies where the colonised and the colonisers share spaces, individual locations can host different sides of history and different cultural significance. To this end, the New Zealand government has pursued bilingual…
Descriptors: Bilingualism, Language Planning, Biculturalism, English
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Guan, Shu-Sha Angie; Nash, Afaf; Orellana, Marjorie Faulstich – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2016
This study examines how language and culture brokering (translating and interpreting language and culture for others) influences the acculturative experiences and self-perceptions of young adults from immigrant Arab, Asian, and Latino American backgrounds. Semi-structured interviews with 10 participants suggest that mediating information for…
Descriptors: Code Switching (Language), Second Language Learning, Ethnic Groups, Multilingualism
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Uribe-Jongbloed, Enrique – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2016
This paper addresses how different media production teams negotiate the use of their minority languages in their practice. After a brief discussion of the concepts of language and description of a linguistic minority, a short review of similar research in the area of Minority Language Media is presented. Within this area, radio producers from…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Language Minorities, Identification (Psychology), Radio
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Curdt-Christiansen, Xiao Lan – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2016
Informed by family language policy (FLP) as the theoretical framework, I illustrate in this paper how language ideologies can be incongruous and language policies can be conflicting through three multilingual families in Singapore representing three major ethnic groups--Chinese, Malay and Indian. By studying their family language audits, observing…
Descriptors: Language Attitudes, Multilingualism, Family Relationship, Ethnic Groups
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Jan, Jie-Sheng; Kuan, Ping-Yin; Lomeli, Arlett – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2016
The Hakka people, the largest ethno-linguistic minority group in Taiwan, have found their ethnic language retention diminishing. Using the data collected by the Taiwan Education Panel Survey and Beyond in 2010, we are the first to study its reason for decrease. Results indicate that out-marriage amongst Hakka people and losing ethnic concentration…
Descriptors: Language Maintenance, Language Minorities, Asians, Ethnic Groups
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He, Agnes Weiyun – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2016
This study examines features of communication in American households where Chinese is used as a heritage language against the backdrop of global migration and technological advancement. It aims to elucidate how meaning emerges and evolves through repeated and varied performance by multiple participants over time, through mundane and iterative…
Descriptors: Chinese Americans, Immigrants, Chinese, Language Usage
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Larrañaga, Nekane; Garcia, Iñaki; Azurmendi, Maria-Jose; Bourhis, Richard – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2016
This study analyses the influence of ethnic identity on the acculturation orientations of Basque undergraduates, towards groups in traditional contact (native Basques and native Spaniards) and towards recent immigrant groups. Five dimensions were used to measure the Basque and/or Spanish identities: linguistic, cultural, political, global, and the…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Ethnic Groups, Intergroup Relations, Acculturation
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