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Case studies in minority languages

Case studies in minority languages

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Published by Association internationale de linguistique appliquée in [Amsterdam?] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Applied linguistics.,
  • Linguistic minorities -- Case studies.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementKees de Bot (ed.).
    SeriesAILA review -- no. 10 (1993)
    ContributionsDe Bot, Kees., International Association of Applied Linguistics.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination122 p. :
    Number of Pages122
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20778233M
    ISBN 109053831002


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Case studies range from the representativeness of drama on Welsh television to Sign Language in the media. Taken as a whole, this book establishes the field of minority language media studies and forms an important basis for future research.

This series publishes new research based on single or comparative case studies on minority languages worldwide. We focus on their use, status and prospects, and on linguistic pluralism in areas with immigrant or traditional minority communities or with shifting borders.

‘This Handbook is, quite simply, a tour de force. Offering far greater breadth, depth and analytical heft than ever before, it extends the fields of minority language studies and multilingualism conce. This book is an international collection of essays by 14 researchers.

Included are essays on general topics on minority language media, as well as studies of specific examples. The contributors are. Yet minority language planning in Italy and its relation to minority nationalism has so far attracted relatively limited academic attention, despite the particularly interesting changes that have.

Minority Languages and Bilingualism: Case Studies in Maintenance and Shift. Williamson, Robert C. This monograph on minority languages and bilingualism focuses on seven minority languages in different parts of the world, looking at their history and current status, including patterns of usage among samples of their speakers.

The book provides an overview on the Yi people sincetheir history, society, culture, customs and languages. Adopting the theory of language ecology, data was collected among different Yi groups and case studies were focused on Yi bilingual schools.

The objective of the organization is 'to study those peoples that live or lived in the territory of the present or historical territory of Hungary and - through getting to know each other - to cherish a sense of concord and unity.' The series has been published in minority languages and/or in Hungarian since Abstract The case studies on Breton, Yiddish and Lemko have shown how three quite distinct groups of speakers/language users engage in discourses of legitimacy and authenticity in the face of language attrition in the wider community.

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Minority Language Media: Concepts, Critiques and Case Studies Article (PDF Available) in Canadian Journal of Communication 34(4) Case studies in minority languages book with Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Minority languages in Europe, as part of a common cultural heritage, need protection. The contributions to this book reflect urgent, stimulating and productive debates among researchers in sociolingui.

Case studies are to be found in Gorter, et al.situating minority language issues within the larger context of linguistic ecologies. The articles in King, et al. engage with the topic from a variety of stances, providing an introduction to different theoretical approaches. An authoritative source of new and updated information, offering fresh interpretations and analyses of evolving sociolinguistic and political phenomena in today's global world, Minority Languages, National Languages, and Official Language Policies demonstrates how language policies often fail to deal appropriately or adequately with the issues.

Much of the interest in minority languages revolves around issues of identity politics, language rights and the plight of 'endangered' languages.

This book summarizes and analyzes these pivotal themes. It focuses on the relationship between language and group identity, a relationship that is thrown into greatest relief in 'minority' settings.

The general papers are complemented by careful case studies, and this book is destined to remain a valuable resource for students and scholars in years to come.'.

- François Grin, University of Geneva. 'Important reading for anyone interested in minority languages. This book features vivid case studies that bring to life real children, school personnel, and family members from the bestselling book Why Are So Many Minority Students in Special Education.

Once again addressing the disproportionate placement of minority students in special education programs, this new book includes the voices and perspectives of all stakeholders to show /5(13).

It is a rich and fascinating collection which adds a number of in-depth case-studies on German minorities, national minorities in the Baltic states and the Romani language.

Those are minorities that have not received much attention in the literature thusfar and. Case study research has played a very important role in applied linguistics since the field was established, particularly in studies of language teaching, learning, and use.

The case in such studies generally has been a person (e.g., a teacher, learner, speaker, writer, or interlocutor) or a small number of individuals on their own or in a. This book includes debates on what convergence and participation actually mean, a series of case studies of specific social media developments in minority language, as well as comparative studies on how the cultural industries have engaged with the new possibilities brought about by media convergence.

This book deals with the past, present, and possible future of minority languages. It begins with a number of relevant concepts in macro-sociolinguistics as a background for analyzing the problems associated with minority languages. The fundamental question posed throughout is whether these minority languages will continue to exist, caught as.

"This is an exciting new collection of case studies of minority language groups focusing on crucial processes of standardization and the challenges they pose to their users." —Durk Gorter, University of the Basque Country, Spain.

From the Publisher. This book features vivid case studies that bring to life real children, school personnel, and family members from the bestselling book Why Are So Many Minority Students in Special Education. Once again addressing the disproportionate placement of minority students in special education programs, this new book includes the voices and perspectives of all stakeholders to show/5.

Case studies of minority student placement in special education / Beth Harry, Janette Klingner, Elizabeth Cramer ; with Keith M. Sturges and Robert F. Moore. Format Book Published New York, N.Y.: Teachers College Press, c Description xi, p.

; 23 cm. URL. Language, ethnicity and education: case studies on immigrant minority groups and immigrant minority languages / Peter Broeder and Guus Extra. series title Multilingual matters ; It focuses on world languages, linguistic rights and minority protection. Case studies explore the social strategies employed by migrants speaking non-indigenous tongues and the effect of religion in sensitive political contexts.

Language, Power and Identity Politics (Palgrave Studies in Minority Languages and Communities) From reader reviews.

The second section contains incisive case studies featuring more specific issues: the empowering affordances of the Internet for minority cultures, the crucial role of local television in the Basque Country and Catalonia in language normalization (“the recovery of public use of [the minority] language in all fields”) (p.

), the. This book includes case studies, theoretical debates, international comparisons on minority languages, and presents a research agenda for the development of Minority Language Media studies. It addresses the challenges in multi-platform, mobile communication environments, focusing on the pitfalls and opportunities brought about by social media.

Many of the most commonly-spoken minority languages in the United States have very few or no LDS congregations designated for speakers of such languages.

Chinese languages constitute the second largest linguistic minority after Spanish yet the LDS Church operated only 14 Chinese language wards or branches in mid to meet the needs of Similar Items. Case studies on diversity and social justice education / by: Gorski, Paul, et al. Published: () Promoting social cohesion through education case studies and tools for using textbooks / Published: () Global issues in education pedagogy, policy, practice, and the minority experience / Published: ().

micro case studies are intended to indicate some trends that can be encountered In the past, (socio)linguistic studies dealing with minority languages focused pri- marily on native speakers. This language form was considered to be the only The Green Book of Language Revitalization in Practice.

Academic Press. San Diego. Hlaváčková, T. Case studies in special education: a social justice perspective / Published: () Minority students in special and gifted education Published: () Education and the integration of ethnic minorities / Published: (). This book features vivid case studies that bring to life real children, school personnel, and family members from the bestselling book, Why Are So Many Minority Students in Special Education.

Once again addressing the disproportionate placement of minority students in special education programs, this new book includes the voices and.

African Studies American Studies Ancient Near East and Egypt Art History Asian Studies Book History and Cartography Biblical Studies Classical Studies Education Case studies of the emergence and recognition of immigrant and ethnic-minority writing come from fourteen national contexts.

Immigrant and Ethnic-Minority Writers since 'This book provides a highly useful interdisciplinary treatment of the challenges and opportunities confronting minority languages in Europe. Although problem spots change over time, some fundamental questions keep resurfacing, and the legal and institutional approaches in the first chapters of this volume offer a well-balanced introduction to.

African Studies American Studies Ancient Near East and Egypt Art History Asian Studies Book History and Cartography Biblical Studies FRENCH WITHIN EUROPE AND BEYOND: THE CASE OF ‘FRANCOPHONE’ WRITERS but also at the level of communities.

We look at speakers of hegemonic or minority languages, at travellers and long-term migrants or. This volume offers a close look at four cases of indigenous language revitalization: Maori in Aotearoa/New Zealand, Sami in Scandinavia, Hnahno in Mexico and Quechua and other indigenous languages in Latin America.

Essays by experts from each case are in turn discussed in international perspective by four counterpart experts. This book is divided into two parts.

This is a fascinating book about why languages - all of them - matter. It's the other side of his book, English as a Global Language (which I haven't read). Update: I've just read a review of Experimenting in Tongues: Studies in Science and Language, which is a new publication, about how English has triumphed as the language of science in recent years/5(21).

"Language: English. Brand new Book. This book features vivid case studies that bring to life real children, school personnel, and family members from the bestselling book, Why Are So Many Minority Students in Special Education?.

When language learners discuss what makes a language more difficult than another, certain concepts always come to the forefront. Some languages, like Vietnamese, Thai, and most Chinese languages, have a tone system, adding a new layer of difficulty to speaking a language correctly.

Other languages, like Japanese, Mandarin Chinese, and Cantonese, have a character. Minority Languages and Education: Best Practices and Pitfalls _____ 7 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Main Findings Based on a review of relevant legislation, projects and literature in combination with an in-depth comparative analysis of thirteen case studies, this report lists a variety of key findings.Although this book’s case studies are engaging and detailed in their exploration of the placement process, several topics needed further examination.

While the book documents the experience of minority students in special education, the first part of the book, which is ideologically focused, does not adequately posit a sociocultural or.

Case study: Intercultural aspects of the German and Hungarian Minority Education in Transylvania In the last 18 years the Romanian education system has gone through major changes at all levels of education, such as: curricular reforms, reform of the pre-university and university studies, introduction of new subjects such as IT, civic culture.