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Bilingualism: Cognitive and Social A spectsJoseph Glick Some Comments on Bilingualism,
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It is, perhaps, every social scientist’s dream to do research of such vital impor­ tance that it can show up in an enlightened social policy. Indeed, the hope is that information found out in the laboratory (either nature’s or the university’s) will prove to be of direct relevance to the various social ills and social problems that surround us. By doing more advanced and sophisticated research we hope to replace benighted policies with enlightened ones. We would like to believe that we are able to build a society based on refined knowledge.