Note: Here's the book Walker + Tedick refer to as descriptive of the
foundation of immersion education:
Immersion education : international perspectives /
[edited by] Robert Keith Johnson and Merrill Swain.
Cambridge [England] ; New York, NY : Cambridge
University Press, 1997.
TC Wilson Library P53.44 .I46 1997
I plan to get this book, as I discovered that it might be really helpful as a reference for our background section!
Here's a publication on the national policy setting:
Cummins, J. (2000). Language, power and pedagogy: Bilingual children in the crossfire. Buffalo, NY, Multilingual Matters Ltd.
Here's a piece of research which may be appropriate to look at for background on the national policy recent history:
Moses, M. S. (2000). "Why bilingual education policy is needed: A philosophical response to the critics." Bilingual Research Journal 24(4): 333-354.