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Name: Albert  Bastardas-Boada
Institution: Universitat de Barcelona
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State and/or Country: Spain   
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Specialty: Sociolinguistics, Language Policy and Language Planning, Ecology of languages. Complexity and linguistics, Language sustainability
Subject Language(s): Catalan-Valencian-Balear
Selected Publications: (2014), Linguistic sustainability for a multilingual humanity, Sustainable Multilingualism 5, pp. 134-163.

(2014), “Towards a complex-figurational socio-linguistics: Some contributions from physics, ecology and the sciences of complexity”, History of the Human Sciences, Vol. 27, Issue 3, pp. 55-75.

(2014), “Cap a la ‘complèxica’ com a transdisciplina”, in: Martí, M. Antònia, & Mariona Taulé (eds.), Homenatge a Sebastià Serrano. Barcelona: Publicacions i Edicions de la Universitat de Barcelona, pp. 63-77. English version: Toward Complexics as a Transdiscipline, 2015.

(2014), “Ecología y sostenibilidad lingüísticas: una aproximación desde la (socio)complejidad”, in: Casas Gómez, Miguel (dir.), & Rocío Vela Sánchez (ed.), Eugenio Coseriu In Memoriam. XIV Jornadas de Lingüística. Cádiz: Universidad de Cádiz, Servicio de Publicaciones, pp. 143-163.

(2013), “Language policy and planning as an interdisciplinary field: towards a complexity approach”, Current Issues in Language Planning, vol. 14, n. 3-4, pp. 363-381.

-(2013), “Sociolinguistics: Towards a Complex Ecological View”, in: Massip-Bonet, A., & A. Bastardas-Boada (eds.), pp. 15-34.

-(2013), “General Linguistics and Communication Sciences: Sociocomplexity as an Integrative Perspective”, in: Massip-Bonet, A., & A. Bastardas-Boada (eds.), Complexity perspectives on language, communication and society. Berlin: Springer, pp. 151-173.

-(2012), Language and identity policies in the ‘glocal’ age: New processes, effects and principles of organization. Barcelona: Institut d’Estudis Autonòmics, Generalitat de Catalunya.

-(2009), “Complejidad y emergencia en lingüística y ciencias de la comunicación”, Glossa. An Ambilingual Interdisciplinary Journal vol. 4, n. 2 (October).

(2004) 'Sociolingüística versus política y planificación lingüísticas: distinciones entre los campos y nociones integradoras', Revista de llengua i dret 41, pp. 175-194.

-(2003), ''Ecology and diversity: A comparative trip from Biology to Linguistics'', in: Boudreau, Annette et alii (eds.), Colloque international sur l'Écologie des langues. París: L'Harmattan, pp. 33-43.

(2003) 'Ecodinámica sociolingüística: comparaciones y analogías entre la diversidad lingüística y la diversidad biológica', Revista de llengua i dret 39, pp. 119-148.

(2003) 'Lingüística general: elementos para un paradigma integrador desde la perspectiva de complejidad', LinRed (on-line), 11-11-2003, pp. 1-23.

(2002) 'Biological and linguistic diversity: Transdisciplinary explorations for a socioecology of languages', Diverscité langues, vol. VII, Analyses et réflexions (on-line).

(2002) “World language policy in the era of globalization: Diversity and intercommunication from the perspective of 'complexity'”, (English), Noves SL. Revista de sociolingüística (Barcelona) (on-line).

(1996) Ecologia de les llengues. Medi, contactes i dinamica sociolinguistica. Barcelona: Ed. Proa, 1996.

(1995), Language management and language behavior change: policies and social persistence', Catalan Review vol. IX, 2, pp. 15-38.

(1989), 'Language-Use Extension in Linguistic Normalization Processes: General Patterns and the Catalan Experience', Catalan Review vol. III, n. I (July), pp. 59-84.

(1986), The Relation Between Linguistic Context, Behaviour and Competence . Quebec: Centre International de Recherche sur le Bilinguisme.
Announced on LINGUIST :  Complexity Perspectives on Language, Communication and Society
 Language and identity policies in the 'glocal' age
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Language and identity policies in the 'glocal' age
Courses Taught: -Sociolinguistics
-Language Policy and Language Planning
-Language Ecology
-Complexity and Linguistics
Academic Paper Abstract: Language and Identity Policies in the 'Glocal' Age: New processes, effects and principles of organization
Sociolinguistics: Towards a Complex Ecological View
General Linguistics and Communication Sciences: Sociocomplexity as an Integrative Perspective

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