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LINGUIST List 24.4965

Thu Dec 05 2013

Books: Responses to Language Endangerment: Mihas, Perley, Rei-Doval, Wheatley (Eds)

Editor for this issue: Justin Petro <justinlinguistlist.org>

Date: 03-Dec-2013
From: Karin Plijnaar <karin.plijnaarbenjamins.nl>
Subject: Responses to Language Endangerment: Mihas, Perley, Rei-Doval, Wheatley (Eds)
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Title: Responses to Language Endangerment
Subtitle: In honor of Mickey Noonan. New directions in language documentation and language revitalization
Series Title: Studies in Language Companion Series 142
Published: 2013
Publisher: John Benjamins
                http://www.benjamins.com/

Book URL: http://benjamins.com/catalog/slcs.142

Editor: Elena Mihas
Editor: Bernard Perley
Editor: Gabriel Rei-Doval
Editor: Kathleen Wheatley
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027271150 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 143.00
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027271150 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 95.00
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027271150 Pages: Price: U.K. £ 80.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027206091 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 100.70
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027206091 Pages: Price: U.K. £ 80.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027206091 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 143.00
Abstract:

This volume further complicates and advances the contemporary perspective on language endangerment by examining the outcomes of the most commonly cited responses to language endangerment, i.e. language documentation, language revitalization, and training. The present collection takes stock of many complex and pressing issues, such as the assessment of the degree of language endangerment, the contribution of linguistic scholarship to language revitalization programs, the creation of successful language reclamation programs, the emergence of languages that arise as a result of revitalization efforts after interrupted transmission, the ethics of fieldwork, and the training of field linguists and language educators. The volume’s case studies provide detailed personal accounts of fieldworkers and language activists who are grappling with issues of language documentation and revitalization in the concrete physical and socio-cultural settings of native speaker communities in different regions of the world.

Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation

Written In: English (eng)

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