Language Loyalty, Language Planning, and Language Revitalization

Language Loyalty, Language Planning, and Language Revitalization

Joshua Fishman is perhaps best known and loved for his pioneering and enduring work in language loyalty and reversing language shift. This volume brings together a selection of his writings on these topics and some of his personal perspectives on the field of sociolinguistics.

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Language Loyalty, Language Planning, and Language Revitalization
Language: en
Pages: 259
Authors: Nancy H. Hornberger
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-01-01 - Publisher: Multilingual Matters

Joshua Fishman is perhaps best known and loved for his pioneering and enduring work in language loyalty and reversing language shift. This volume brings togethe
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Language: en
Pages: 258
Authors: Robert B. Kaplan
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-12-16 - Publisher: Routledge

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Language: en
Pages: 180
Authors: Rakhmiel Peltz
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-01-01 - Publisher: Multilingual Matters

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Language: en
Pages: 328
Authors: Teresa L. McCarty
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-04-04 - Publisher: Routledge

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Language: en
Pages: 365
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Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing

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Language: en
Pages: 231
Authors: John Edwards
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Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-01-13 - Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing

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Language: en
Pages: 755
Authors: Robert B. Kaplan
Categories: Foreign Language Study
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-09-30 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

The Oxford Handbook of Applied Linguistics contains forty original chapters on a broad range of topics in applied linguistics by a diverse group of contributors
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Language: en
Pages: 348
Authors: Paolo Coluzzi
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher: Peter Lang

Issues of language planning and minority nationalism or «micronationalism» are becoming increasingly important in a globalized world. Yet minority language pl
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Language: en
Pages: 598
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Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-02-22 - Publisher: Multilingual Matters

The sixth edition of this bestselling textbook has been substantially revised and updated to provide a comprehensive introduction to bilingualism and bilingual
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Language: en
Pages: 368
Authors: Poia Rewi
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-01-06 - Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

This volume allows 13 besieged languages to tell their own stories by way of their consummate battles with languages that dominate their traditional spaces and