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The Cambridge handbook of endangered languages

Author: Peter Austin; Julia Sallabank
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2015.
Series: Cambridge handbooks in language and linguistics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Around 7,000 languages are spoken across the world today and at least half may no longer be spoken by the end of this century. This Handbook examines the reasons behind this dramatic loss of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Austin; Julia Sallabank
ISBN: 1107552443 9781107552449 9780521882156 052188215X
OCLC Number: 922162091
Description: xii, 567 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Language ecology and endangerment / Lenore Grenoble --
Speakers and communities / Colette Grinevald and Michel Bert --
Survey of endangered language situations around the world / David Bradley --
Language contact and change in endangered languages / Carmel O'Shannessy --
Structural aspects of language endangerment / Naomi Palosaari and Lyle Campbell --
Language and culture / Lev Michael --
Language and society / Bernard Spolsky --
Language documentation / Tony Woodbury --
Speakers and language documentation / Lise Dobrin and Josh Berson --
Data and language documentation / Jeff Good --
Archiving and language documentation / Lisa Conathan --
Digital archiving / David Nathan --
Language policy for endangered languages / Julia Sallabank --
Revitalisation of endangered languages / Leanne Hinton --
Orthography development / Friederike --
Lexicography in endangered language communities / Ulrike Mosel --
Language curriculum design and evaluation for endangered languages / Serafin Coronel-Molina and Teresa McCarty --
The role of information technology in supporting minority and endangered languages / Gary Holton --
Endangered languages and economic development / Wayne Harbert --
Researcher training and capacity development in language documentation / Anthony Jukes --
New roles for endangered languages / Mairead Moriarty --
Planning a language documentation project / Claire Bowern.
Series Title: Cambridge handbooks in language and linguistics.
Responsibility: edited by Peter K. Austin and Julia Sallabank.

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'This handbook is an excellent assemblage of facts and ideas about the fast declining world's linguistic diversity. It is uniquely resourceful and comprehensive.' Herman M. Batibo, Former President, Read more...

 
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