Tollefson, James W(illiam)

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TOLLEFSON, James W(illiam)

TOLLEFSON, James W(illiam). American, b. 1950. Genres: Adult nonfiction, Education, History, Language/Linguistics. Career: San Jose State University, CA, lecturer, 1979-80; University of Washington, Seattle, assistant professor, 1980-84, associate professor, 1984-90, professor of English, 1990-, adjunct professor of linguistics, 1990-, adjunct professor of Southeast Asian studies, 1991-. Publications: The Language Situation and Language Policy in Slovenia, 1981; Alien Winds: The Reeducation of America's Indochinese Refugees, 1989; Planning Language, Planning Inequality: Language Policy in the Community, 1991; The Strength Not to Fight: An Oral History of Conscientious Objectors of the Vietnam War, 1993; (ed.) Power and Inequality in Language Education, 1995; The Strength not to Fight: Conscientious Objectors of the Vietnam War-In Their Own Words, 2001; Language Policies in Education: Critical Issues, 2001. Work represented in books. Contributor to periodicals. Address: Department of English, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]