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Revitalizing Endangered Languages

Edited by Justyna Olko & Julia Sallabank

Revitalizing Endangered Languages "This guidebook provides ideas and strategies, as well as some background, to help with the effective revitalization of endangered languages. It covers a broad scope of themes including effective planning, benefits, wellbeing, economic aspects, attitudes and ideologies."

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Academic Paper

Title: Geneva Smitherman, Word from the mother: Language and African Americans
Author: Dan Baumgardt
Institution: Carnegie Mellon University
Linguistic Field: Sociolinguistics
Subject Language: English
Abstract: Geneva Smitherman, Word from the mother: Language and African Americans. New York: Routledge, 2006. Pp. xiii, 172. Hb

Intended for specialists and general readers alike, this book draws upon linguistics and cultural studies to describe African American Language (AAL). Smitherman details the linguistic, cultural, and social forces AAL is both embedded in and embeds.


This article appears IN Language in Society Vol. 36, Issue 3.

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