Between Two Generations: Language Maintenance and Acculturation Among Chinese Immigrant Families (The New Americans: Recent Immigration and American Society)

Donghui Zhang

Published by LFB Scholarly Publishing, 2008
ISBN 10: 1593322712 / ISBN 13: 9781593322717
Used / Quantity Available: 0
Available From More Booksellers
View all  copies of this book

About the Book

We're sorry; this specific copy is no longer available. AbeBooks has millions of books. We've listed similar copies below.

Description:

Gently used. Expect delivery in 2-3 weeks. Bookseller Inventory #

About this title:

Book ratings provided by Goodreads:
0 avg rating
(0 ratings)

Synopsis: Zhang studies three domains of acculturation--language attitudes, cultural participation and social network--in relation to home language maintenance. Her results indicate that while most parents use Chinese as their dominant language, the majority of the second-generation children prefer using English. The different language attitudes and preferences accompany inter-generational conflict. Parents see home language maintenance as critical to family cohesion and second-generation children become language and cultural brokers within the family. Co-ethnic networks, including extended family ties, children s co-ethnic peers, and the co-ethnic community, are important forces that contribute to children s home language maintenance.

About the Author: Donghui Zhang is Assistant Professor at the Institute of Education, Renmin University of China, Beijing. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania. Her research interests include immigrant education, bilingual education, language, culture and education etc. She is currently working on a project Chinese Migrant Children in Urban Areas: Schooling and Identity Formation.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Bibliographic Details

Title: Between Two Generations: Language ...
Publisher: LFB Scholarly Publishing
Publication Date: 2008
Book Condition: very good

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Donghui Zhang
Published by LFB Scholarly Publishing
ISBN 10: 1593322712 ISBN 13: 9781593322717
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Ohmsoft LLC
(Lake Forest, IL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description LFB Scholarly Publishing. Book Condition: Brand New. Ships from USA. FREE domestic shipping. Bookseller Inventory # 1593322712

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 54.50
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Donghui Zhang
Published by LFB Scholarly Publishing (2008)
ISBN 10: 1593322712 ISBN 13: 9781593322717
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Irish Booksellers
(Rumford, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description LFB Scholarly Publishing, 2008. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M1593322712

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 74.37
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Zhang, Donghui
Published by Lfb Scholarly Pub Llc (2008)
ISBN 10: 1593322712 ISBN 13: 9781593322717
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Revaluation Books
(Exeter, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Lfb Scholarly Pub Llc, 2008. Hardcover. Book Condition: Brand New. 261 pages. 8.75x5.75x0.75 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # 1593322712

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 79.34
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 7.73
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Donghui Zhang
Published by LFB Scholarly Publishing (2008)
ISBN 10: 1593322712 ISBN 13: 9781593322717
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description LFB Scholarly Publishing, 2008. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX1593322712

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 102.50
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds