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Author Losey, Kay M.

Title Listen to the silences : Mexican American interaction in the composition classroom and community / Kay M. Losey.

Published Norwood, N.J. : Ablex Pub., [1997]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bund  371.976872073 LOSE {Bund81 20190820}    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiii, 238 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Second language learning series.
Second language learning.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 215-228) and indexes.
Contents 1. Cultural Difference, Classroom Interaction, and Silence -- 2. Studying Silence in Context -- 3. A History of Silencing -- 4. Student and Teacher Voices -- 5. The Social Construction of Silence: Course Assignments -- 6. The Social Construction of Silence: Classroom Talk -- 7. "Listen to the Silences"
Subject Mexican Americans -- Education (Higher) -- Social aspects -- California -- Case studies.
English language -- California -- Composition and exercises -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- Social aspects -- Case studies.
Second language acquisition -- California -- Case studies.
Teacher-student relationships -- California -- Case studies.
Mexican American college students -- California -- Psychology -- Case studies.
ISBN 1567502695 (paper)
1567502687 (cloth)