LINGUIST List 13.478

Wed Feb 20 2002

Books: Sociolinguistics

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  1. Kathryn King, Sociolinguistics: Minority Language Broadcasting; Helen Kelly-Holmes

Message 1: Sociolinguistics: Minority Language Broadcasting; Helen Kelly-Holmes

Date: Wed, 20 Feb 2002 11:02:45 +0000
From: Kathryn King <>
Subject: Sociolinguistics: Minority Language Broadcasting; Helen Kelly-Holmes

Breton and Irish

Edited by Helen Kelly-Holmes
(Aston University, Birmingham)

This volume examines the historical context, current state of and
future prospects for broadcasting in minority languages, taking Irish
and Breton as case studies. Practitioners and academics from a variety
of disciplines come together to identify and debate the key issues
that will mean success or failure for minority language broadcasting
in the new millennium.

Foreword - Helen Kelly-Holmes (Aston University, Birmingham) 
1. Irish Language Broadcast Media: The Interaction of State Language
Policy, Broadcasters and their Audiences - Tadhg � hIfearn�in
(University of Limerick)
2. Broadcast Media in Breton: Dawn at last? - Stefan Moal (IUFM,
Teacher Training College of Brittany)
3. The Debate 
4. Language Policy and the Broadcast Media: A Response - Muiris � Laoire
(Institute of Technology, Tralee, Ireland)
5. Competence and Minority Language Broadcasting: A Response - M�ire N�
Neachtain (University of Limerick)
6. The Irish Language and Radio: A Response - Rosemary Day (Mary
Immaculate College, Limerick)
7. The Role of Screen Translation: A Response -Eithne O'Connell (Dublin
City University)

Helen Kelly-Holmes is a lecturer in German and European Studies at Aston
University, Birmingham, UK. Her main research interests include
intercultural aspects of market and media discourses.

October 2001
Format: 248x168mm, 80p
Hbk ISBN: 1-85359-568-3
�26.00/ US$44.95/ CAN$52.95

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Kathryn King
Multilingual Matters Ltd
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