Series:"Multilingualism, Subalternity and Hegemony of English"
Literacies and Technologies
Mapping out concepts, analysing practices and defining positions
Patrick V. Dias
BOOKS for CHANGE/
MULTILINGUALISM NETWORK,New Delhi/Frankfurt a. Main
2004, ISBN 3-937565-00-0
Mother Tongue Based Bilingual Education in Southern Africa:
The Dynamics of Implementation
edited by Neville Alexander
PRAESA/MULTILINGUALISM NETWORK, Cape Town/Frankfurt a. Main
2005, ISBN 3-937565-03-9
Bilingual Education and Bi-literacy: its Meaning and Practicability
edited by Patrick V. Dias.
Learning and Teaching Languages and Technological Codes
in the Schools in India
edited by Patrick V. Dias.
Drawing posters to understand children's ideas on science and technology
by Swati Mehrotra, Ritesh Khunyakari, Sugra Chunawala and Chitra Natarajan
Ideas about "technology" among middle school students in Mumbai
Comparative study of media of instruction (Marathi, Marathi/English and English) in the Schools in Maharashtra
by Ritesh Khunyakari, Swati Mehrotra, Sugra Chunawala and Chitra Natarajan
by Anita Patwardhan
List of other selected publications:
1999. Am Ende des Regenbogens: Sprache, Kultur und Identität am Beispiel
des neuen Südafrika. In Aithal, V., Schirilla, N., Schürings,
H. and Weber, S. (eds.), Wissen - Macht - Transformation. Interkulturelle
und internationale Perspektiven. Festschrift für Patrick Dias. Frankfurt
am Main: IKO- Verlag.
2000. Language and the national question. In Maharaj, G. (ed.), Between
Unity and Diversity. Essays on Nation-Building in Post-Apartheid South
Africa. Cape Town: Idasa and David Philip Publishers.
2000. Why the Nguni and Sotho languages in South Africa should be harmonised.
In Deprez, K. and Du Plessis, T. (eds.), Multilingualism and Government.
Studies in Language Policy in South Africa. Pretoria: Van Schaik.
2000. English Unassailable But Unattainable. The Dilemma of Language Policy
in Education in South Africa. (PRAESA Occasional Papers, No.3). Cape Town:
Praesa/University of Cape Town.
2001. Language politics in South Africa. In Bekker, S., Dodds, M. and
Khosa, M. (eds.), Shifting African Identities. (Volume II in the Series:
Identity? Theory, Politics, History). Pretoria: Human Sciences Research
2001. Majority and minority languages in South Africa. In Extra, G. and
Gorter, D. (eds.), The Other Languages of Europe. Demographic, Sociolinguistic
and Educational Perspectives. (Multilingual Matters 118). Clevedon-Buffalo-Toronto-Sydney:
Multilingual Matters Ltd.
2001. Bilingual education as a necessary transitional strategy in post-colonial
Africa. In Pfaffe, J. (ed.), Local Languages in Education, Science and
Technology. (Proceedings of the Second National Symposium on Language
Policy Formulation, held at Sun 'n Sand, Mangochi, 25-28 October 2000).
Zomba: Centre for Language Satudies, University of Malawi).
Carole Bloch et al:
1999 Bloch, C. The potential of early childhood for developing and sustaining
literacy in Africa Social Dynamics 25:1 (1999)
2000 Bloch, C. with Nkence, N. Glimmers of hope: emergent writing and
reading in a multilingual foundation phase classroom'. Proceedings of
the Teachers In-service Project (TIP), University of the Western Cape,
3rd Annual Colloquium, 1-2 October 1998. Cape Town: Teachers Inservice
2002 Bloch, C. and Alexander, N. A luta continua: the relevance of the
continua of biliteracy to South African multilingual schools. In Hornberger,
N. (ed.), The Continua of Biliteracy: A Framework for Educational Policy,
Research, and Practice in Multilingual Settings. Multilingual Matters
2002 Bloch, C. A case study of Xhosa and English biliteracy in the foundation
phase versus English as a 'medium of destruction' Perspectives in Education
2002 Bloch, C. with Nkence, N. Nurturing biliteracy through interactive
writing. In Beckett, T. (compiler). Report on Mother Tongue Education.
(Proceedings of the Cape Town Workshop, 14-15 May 2001). Cape Town: PRAESA
and UFSIA. (forthcoming).
Patrick V. Dias:
2000. "The universality of the globalized 'school-model in the 21st
century under scrutiny", in: Anuário de Educação
1999/2000, (Dir.) Barbara Freitag, Rio de Janeiro, 249-280
2001. "Human Development in History and Society: Multi-perspectivity
of perceptions and diversity of linguistic expressions", Proceedings
of the CASTME-UNESCO-HBCSE International Conference on "Science,
Technology & Mathematics Education for Human Development", Goa,
India February 20-23.
2001. The International Discourse on literacy/illiteracy as a procedure
for dis-empowering the people, Paper at the J. P. Naik Memorial National
Seminar 30.August to 1st September
2001. Languages and communicative practices in comparative perspective:
Diversity, domination and subalternity, Paper at Int. Symposium PURISM
IN THE AGE OF GLOBALIZATION, Bremen 18 - 21 September