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LINGUIST List 20.2968

Wed Sep 02 2009

Books: Applied Linguistics: Hellinger, Pauwels (Eds)

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Message 1: Handbook of Language and Communication: Hellinger, Pauwels (Eds)
Date: 02-Sep-2009
From: Julia Ulrich <julia.ulrichdegruyter.com>
Subject: Handbook of Language and Communication: Hellinger, Pauwels (Eds)
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Title: Handbook of Language and Communication: Diversity and Change
Series Title: Handbooks of Applied Linguistics [HAL] 9
Published: 2009
Publisher: Mouton de Gruyter
                http://www.mouton-publishers.com

Book URL: http://degruyter.de/cont/fb/sk/detailEn.cfm?id=IS-9783110214239-1

Editor: Marlis Hellinger
Editor: Anne Pauwels
Paperback: ISBN: 9783110214239 Pages: 786 Price: Europe EURO 39.95 Comment: *US$ 59.95 for orders placed in North America
Abstract:

Now available in Paperback!

In line with the overall perspective of the Handbook series, the focus of
Volume 9 is on language-related problems arising in the context of
linguistic diversity and change, and the contributions Applied Linguistics
can offer for solutions.

Part I, "Language minorities and inequality", presents situations of
language contact and linguistic diversity as world-wide phenomena. The
focus is on indigenous and immigrant linguistic minorities, their (lack of)
access to linguistic rights through language policies and the impact on
their linguistic future.

Part II "Language planning and language change", focuses on the impact of
colonialism, imperialism, globalisation and economics as factors that
language policies and planning measures must account for in responding to
problems deriving from language contact and linguistic diversity.

Part III, "Language variation and change in institutional contexts",
examines language-related problems in selected institutional areas of
communication (education, the law, religion, science, the Internet) which
will often derive from socioeconomic, cultural and other non-linguistic
asymmetries.

Part IV, "The discourse of linguistic diversity and language change",
analyses linguistic diversity, language change and language reform as
issues of public debates which are informed by different ideological
positions, values and attitudes (e.g. with reference to sexism, racism, and
political correctness).

The volume also contains extensive reference sections and index material.

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics

Written In: English (eng )

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