Mogadishu on the Mississippi: Language, Racialized Identity, and Education in a New Land
September 2010, Wiley-Blackwell
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- Investigates the language learning, multiple literacy development, and schooling and community experiences of the Somali population in Minnesota - a community which is Muslim, refugee, and under-schooled
- Brings together five years of interdisciplinary research, drawing upon theories from the fields of applied linguistics, second language acquisition, education, and sociology
- Uses a range of epistemological frames to explore central and contemporary problems that tie language learning to racialized, religious, and gendered identities
- Argues for the centrality of socio-political contexts in language learning and for the integration of advocacy and research