LINGUIST List 5.638

Fri 03 Jun 1994

Books: Bibliographies (Law), Lang planning

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BIBLIOGRAPHIES
Levi, Judith N. LANGUAGE AND LAW: A BIBLIOGRAPHIC GUIDE TO SOCIAL SCIENCE
 RESEARCH IN THE U.S.A. American Bar Association 1994 xii, 43 pp.
 Law and Language, Applied Linguistics US $15.00 (paper) ISSN 1069-
 9058
 Distributed by the American Bar Association Commission on College and
 University Legal Studies (312) 988-5736
The work includes over 1300 entries from across the social sciences,
organized by topics. Its main categories are: Spoken Language in Legal
Settings, Language as a Subject of the Law, Written Language of the law,
Other Categories, Overviews and Collections, and Forensic Linguistics. The
work also includes an Introduction providing historical background,
guidelines for users, suggestions for beginning readings, and a 2d outline
using linguistics subfields. For order forms, write: ABA, Commission on
College and University Legal Studies, 541 N. Fairbanks Court, Chicago, IL
 60611-3314.
LANG PLANNING
Davis, Kathryn Anne LANGUAGE PLANNING IN MULTILINGUAL CONTEXTS. POLICIES,
COMMUNITIES AND SCHOOLS IN LUXEMBOURG
 John Benjamins 1994 xix, 220 pp. LANG PLANNING
 Cloth US: 1 55619 539 7/EUR: 90 272 4111 2 US$45.00/Hfl. 80,--
This volume examines the sociocultural factors that influence language choices
and uses in the multilingual country of Luxembourg. Patterns of language use
within and across communities are viewed in terms of interrelationships among
language policy intent, implementation and experience.
Also studied is the difference between reality and expectation for both
individual and government goals. A history of past language policies and
practices sets the background for recent policy formation and current language
uses and values. Studies in Bilingualism, 8
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