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Can threatened languages be saved? : reversing language shift, revisited : a 21st century perspective

Author: Joshua A Fishman
Publisher: Clevedon [England] ; Buffalo : Multilingual Matters, 2001.
Series: Multilingual matters (Series), 116.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book provides both practical case studies and theoretical directions from five continents and advances the collective pursuit of "reversing language shift" for the greater benefit of cultural  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Can threatened languages be saved?.
Clevedon [England] ; Buffalo : Multilingual Matters, 2001
(DLC) 00024283
(OCoLC)43526784
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Joshua A Fishman
ISBN: 1853597066 9781853597060
OCLC Number: 54446218
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 503 pages) : illustrations.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Why is it so hard to save a threatened language? / J.A. Fishman --
Reversing Navajo language shift, revisited / T. Lee and D. McLaughlin --
How threatened is the Spanish of New York Puerto Ricans? / O. García, J.L. Morín and K. Rivera --
A decade in the life of a two-in-one language / J.A. Fishman --
Reversing language shift in Quebec / R.Y. Bourhis --
Otomí language shift and some recent efforts to reverse it / Y. Lastra --
Reversing Quechua language shift in South America / N.H. Hornberger and K.A. King --
Irish language production and reproduction 1981-1996 / P.Ó. Riagáin --
A Frisian update of reversing language shift / D. Gorter --
Reversing language shift : the case of Basque / M.-J. Azurmendi, E. Bachoc and F. Zabaleta --
Catalan a decade later / M. Strubell --
Saving threatened languages in Africa : a case study of Oko / E. Adegbija --
Andamanese : biological challenge for language reversal / E. Annamalai and V. Gnanasundaram --
Akor itak --
our language, your language : Ainu in Japan / J.C. Maher --
Hebrew after a century of RLS efforts / B. Spolsky and E. Shohamy --
Can the shift from immigrant languages be reversed in Australia? / M. Clyne --
Is the extinction of Australia's indigenous languages inevitable? / J. Lo Bianco and M. Rhydwen --
RLS in Aotearoa/New Zealand 1989-1999 / R. Benton and N. Benton --
From theory to practice (and vice versa) / J.A. Fishman.
Series Title: Multilingual matters (Series), 116.
Responsibility: edited by Joshua A. Fishman.

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