This book fills a critical gap in the cross-cultural literature by illuminating the bilingual experience in both its social and clinical contexts. Rafael Javier makes a convincing, empirically founded case for what he terms the bilingual mind, with its own particular approach to cognition, memory, and emotional and social development. Using this framework, he provides answers to important questions about the way bilingualism affects cognition and development.... and mental health delivery (Albert aamp; Obler, 1978; Bialystok, 2000, 2001; Camacho-Gingerich, 2002, 2004; Cummins, ... have been found to be involved in an increase in diagnoses of learning disability and academic problems in children, anbsp;...
|Title||:||The Bilingual Mind|
|Author||:||Rafael Art Javier|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2007-08-06|