Language, culture, and community in teacher education
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Published by Taylor & Francis in Boca Raton, FL .
Written in English


  • Linguistic minorities -- Education -- United States,
  • Teachers -- Training of -- United States,
  • Language and education -- United States,
  • Language and culture -- United States

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementeditor, Maria Estela Brisk.
ContributionsBrisk, Maria.
LC ClassificationsLC3728 .L36 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17911454M
ISBN 109780805856989
LC Control Number2007014915

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