Adrian Blackledge's scientific contributions

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Language ideologies include the values, practices, and beliefs associated with language use by speakers, and the discourse which constructs values and beliefs at state, institutional, national, and global levels. Keywords: bilingualism; language planning; language policy; ideology; multilingualism


... Understanding bilingual classroom assistants' positioning in relation to their language ideologies opens up new ground for examining how micro-and macro-level factors shape teacher beliefs and practices, and student identities (Blackledge 2012;Wright 2005). The present study examined individual experiences and perspectives of bilingual classroom assistants with the assumption that they are influenced by specific situations and goals. ...