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Language Planning as a Sociolinguistic Experiment

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Acquiring Phonology: A Cross-Generational Case-Study

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Language Production and Interpretation: Linguistics meets Cognition

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Title: Words and Worlds
Subtitle: World Languages Review
Written By: M.CarmeJunyent
URL: http://www.multilingual-matters.com/multi/display.asp?isbn=1853598275
Series Title: Bilingual Education and Bilingualism
Description:

World Languages Review aims to examine the sociolinguistic situation of the
world: to describe the linguistic diversity that currently characterizes
humanity, to evaluate trends towards linguistic uniformity, and to
establish a set of guidelines or language planning measures that favour the
weaker or more endangered linguistic communities, so that anyone engaged in
language planning--government officials, institution leaders, researchers,
and community members--can implement these measures.

Publication Year: 2005
Publisher: Multilingual Matters
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1853598275
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Pages: 344
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