LINGUIST List 11.2491

Fri Nov 17 2000

Books: Multilingualism

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  • Kathryn King, Multilingualism: The Other Languages of Europe, Extra & Gorter (Eds.)

    Message 1: Multilingualism: The Other Languages of Europe, Extra & Gorter (Eds.)

    Date: Fri, 17 Nov 2000 15:33:46 +0000
    From: Kathryn King <>
    Subject: Multilingualism: The Other Languages of Europe, Extra & Gorter (Eds.)

    THE OTHER LANGUAGES OF EUROPE Demographic, Sociolinguistic and Educational Perspectives

    Edited by Guus Extra (Tilburg University) and Durk Gorter (Fryske Akademy & University of Amsterdam)


    � Brings together the themes of regional and immigrant minority languages in an integrated volume � Will play a significant role in the European Year of Languages (2001) � Contributors include the most prominent scholars in the field


    The book offers demographic, sociolinguistic, and educational perspectives on the status of both regional and immigrant languages in Europe and in a wider international context. From a cross-national point of view, empirical evidence on the status of these other languages of multicultural Europe is brought together in a combined frame of reference.


    Preface R. Stephan;

    Comparative perspectives on regional and immigrant languages in multicultural Europe G. Extra & D. Gorter.

    Part I Regional Language in Europe

    1. Basque in Spain and France J. Cenoz; 2. Welsh in Great Britain C. Williams; 3. Gaelic in Scotland B. Robertson; 4. Frisian in the Netherlands D. Gorter, A. Riermersma & J. Ytsma; 5. Slovenian in Carinthia B. Busch; 6. Swedish in Finland A-L �stern; 7. National Minority Languages in Sweden L. Huss.

    Part II Immigrant Languages in Europe

    8. Immigrant Languages in Sweden S. Boyd; 9. Immigrant Languages in federal Germany I. Gogolin & H. Reich; 10. Immigrant languages in the Netherlands T. van der Avoird, P. Broeder & G. Extra; 11. Community Languages in Great Britain V. Edwards; 12. Maghrebine Arabic in France D. Caubet; 13. Moroccan children and Arabic in Spanish schools B. Lopez Garcia & L. Mijares Molina; 14. Romani in Europe P. Bakker.

    Part III Outlook from Abroad

    15. Multilingualism and Multiculturalism in Canada J. Edwards; 16. Minority languages in the United States, with a focus on Spanish in California R. Macias; 17. Majority and Minority Languages in South Africa N. Alexander; 18. Immigration and Language Policy in Australia U. Ozolins & M. Clyne; 19. Linguistic Minorities in India A. Choudhry; 20. Languages in Turkey K. Yamur; 21. Berber and Arabic in Morocco J. Saib



    Durk Gorter is head of the Department of Social Sciences at the Fryske Akademy in Ljouwert/Leeuwarden (the Netherlands) and professor of Frisian sociolinguistics of the University of Amsterdam. Guus Extra is director of Babylon, Center for Studies of Multilingualism in the Multicultural Society at Tilburg University (the Netherlands) and professor of language and minorities at the same university.

    Multilingual Matters No. 118 (MM118) January 2001 Format 234 x 156mm 360 pp Hbk 1-85359-510-1 �49.95/ US$83.95/ CAN$98.95 Pbk 1-85359-509-8 �16.95/ US$28.95/ CAN$34.95

    This book (and all Multilingual Matters books) can be ordered via our secure, fully searchable website This offers free shipping to any address in the world, airmail where appropriate. Alternatively, it can be ordered through any bookshop, or in case of difficulty contact the publisher for further details of how to order. - Kathryn King Multilingual Matters Ltd Frankfurt Lodge, Clevedon Hall Victoria Road, Clevedon, North Somerset BS21 7HH, UK Tel: +44 (0) 1275-876519; Fax: +44 (0) 1275-871673 Email:

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