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Tables of contents

The Urban Review

Volume 41 Number 4, November 2009



'Thank you for making me write this.' Narrative skills and the management of conflict in urban schools

Alexis R. Harris & Marsha D. Walton


Smiling faces and colored spaces: the experiences of faculty of color pursuing tenure in the academy

Gregory A. Diggs, Dorothy F. Garrison-Wade, Diane Estrada & Rene Galindo


Urban educators' voices: understanding culture in the classroom

Deborah L. Smith & Brian J. Smith


Necessary educational reform for the 2lst century: the future of public schools in our democracy

Armando Laguardia & Arthur Pearl


Motivations, sacrifices, and challenges: black parents' decisions to home school

Cheryl Fields-Smith & Meca Williams



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Reading and Writing

Volume 22 Number 9, October 2009



Academic vocabulary and middle school English learners: an intervention study

Dianna Townsend & Penny Collins


Strategy instruction in writing for adult literacy learners

Charles A. MacArthur & Leah Lembo


Strategy effects on word searching in Japanese letter fluency tests: evidence from the NIRS findings

Takeshi Hatta, Ayano Kanari, Mitsuhito Mase, Yuko Nagano, Tatsuaki Shirataki & Shinji Hibino


Reading development in an orthographically regular language: effects of length, frequency, lexicality and global processing ability

Pierluigi Zoccolotti, Maria De Luca, Gloria Di Filippo, Anna Judica & Marialuisa Martelli


The relation of knowledge of textual integration devices to expository text comprehension under different assessment conditions

Emilio Sánchez & J. Ricardo García



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Language and Education

Volume 23 Number 5, November 2009



Characteristics of teacher talk and learner talk in the online learning environment

Judith Blanchette

391 – 407

CD-ROM multimodal affordances: classroom interaction perspectives in the Malaysian English literacy hour

Sheena Gardner & Aizan Yaacob

409 – 424

Contesting heritage: language, legitimacy, and schooling at a weekend Japanese-language school in the United States

Neriko Musha Doerr & Kiri Lee

425 – 441

Language, culture, gender, and academic socialization

Naoko Morita

443 – 460

Dealing with communication problems in the instructional interactions between international teaching assistants and American college students

Shiao-Yun Chiang

461 – 478

Book reviews


A review of 'The international guide to speech acquisition', edited by S. McLeod

Johanne Paradis

479 – 481

A review of 'Teaching Chinese, Japanese, and Korean heritage language students: curriculum needs, materials, and assessment', edited by Kimi Kondo-Brown & James Dean Brown

Ko-Yin Sung

481 – 482

A Review of 'Inclusive pedagogy for English language learners: a handbook of research-informed practices', edited by L.S. Verplaetse & N. Migliacci

Jamie L. Schissel

483 – 485


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International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism

Volume 12 Number 6, November 2009



Exploring US mainstream teachers' perspectives on use of the native language in instruction with English language learner students

Katya Karathanos

615 – 633

Why do some young learners drop foreign languages? A focus on learner-internal variables

Jean-Marc Dewaele & Helen Thirtle

635 – 649

School's out for the summer: a cross-cultural comparison of second language learning in informal settings

Avital Feuer

651 – 665

Bilingual education in an Aboriginal context: examining the transfer of language skills from Inuktitut to English or French

Esther Usborne, Julie Caouette, Qiallak Qumaaluk & Donald M. Taylor

667 – 684

Analysing language education policy for China's minority groups in its entirety

Anwei Feng & Mamtimyn Sunuodula

685 – 704

How do siblings shape the language environment in bilingual families?

Vicky Macleroy Obied

705 – 720

Book reviews


English learners left behind: standardized testing as language policy

Elvis Wagner

721 – 725

Adult biliteracy: sociocultural and programmatic responses

Mary Elizabeth Curran

725 – 728

English language teaching in China: new approaches, perspectives, and standards

Paul McPherron

728 – 731

Bilinguality and literacy: principles and practice

Deirdre Martin

731 – 734

Cultural globalization and language education

Margot Kinberg

734 – 737


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