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LINGUIST List 18.1190

Thu Apr 19 2007

Books: Sociolinguistics: Cormack, Hourigan (Eds)

Editor for this issue: Hannah Morales <hannahlinguistlist.org>


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        1.    Kathryn King, Minority Language Media: Cormack, Hourigan (Eds)



Message 1: Minority Language Media: Cormack, Hourigan (Eds)
Date: 19-Apr-2007
From: Kathryn King <marketingmultilingual-matters.com>
Subject: Minority Language Media: Cormack, Hourigan (Eds)


Title: Minority Language Media
Subtitle: Concepts, critiques and case studies
Series Title: Multilingual Matters
Published: 2007
Publisher: Multilingual Matters
                http://www.multilingual-matters.com/

Book URL: http://www.multilingual-matters.com/multi/display.asp?isb=1853599638

Editor: Mike Cormack
Editor: Niamh Hourigan
Hardback: ISBN: 9781853599644 Pages: 280 Price: U.K. £ 59.95
Hardback: ISBN: 9781853599644 Pages: 280 Price: U.S. $ 114.95
Paperback: ISBN: 9781853599637 Pages: 280 Price: U.K. £ 24.95
Paperback: ISBN: 9781853599637 Pages: 280 Price: U.S. $ 49.95
Abstract:

Since the founding of television stations in Welsh, Catalan and Basque in
the early 1980s, minority languages have gradually gained a new prominence,
particularly in Europe. As globalisation has developed, questions
concerning such languages and the effect that the media might have on them
have become more urgent. This book is the first general study of the many
issues raised by this situation. Fourteen researchers from across Europe
and the USA examine questions such as the media needs of minority
languages, the role of the media in language maintenance, the impact of
digital media, and problems raised by translation. 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.

Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics

Written In: English (eng )

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http://linguistlist.org/get-book.html?BookID=24957


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