LINGUIST List 16.2442

Mon Aug 22 2005

Books: Applied Ling/Socioling: Ricento (Ed)

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        1.    Matthew Glidden, An Introduction to Language Policy: Ricento (Ed)

Message 1: An Introduction to Language Policy: Ricento (Ed)
Date: 17-Aug-2005
From: Matthew Glidden <>
Subject: An Introduction to Language Policy: Ricento (Ed)

Title: An Introduction to Language Policy
Subtitle: Theory and Method
Published: 2005
Publisher: Blackwell Publishing

Book URL:

Editor: Thomas Ricento, University of Texas at San Antonio
Hardback: ISBN: 1405114975 Pages: 384 Price: U.S. $ 69.95
Paperback: ISBN: 1405114983 Pages: 384 Price: U.S. $ 34.95

An Introduction to Language Policy: Theories and Method is a collection of
newly-written essays that cover the major theories and methods currently
employed by scholars active in the field.

An Introduction to Language Policy:

- provides an accessible introduction to the study of language policy
research and language's role in social life

- consists of newly commissioned essays written by internationally
recognized scholars

- helps define and describe a growing field of inquiry and is an
authoritative source for students, scholars and researchers in linguistics,
applied linguistics, education, policy studies and related areas

- includes section overviews, annotated chapter bibliographies, and
discussion questions

"International in coverage, imaginative in scope, this volume offers a
comprehensive discussion of language planning and policy by renowned
scholars. With copious references to assist readers in locating current
resources, all contributions offer exciting possibilities as points of
departure for lively discussion and productive research."

Mary McGroarty, Northern Arizona University

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics

Written In: English (ENG )

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