6 edition of Language Endangerment and Language Maintenance found in the catalog.
August 2, 2002
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||384|
Feb 01, · Language Endangerment and Language Revitalization An Introduction. DE GRUYTER MOUTON Open Access. Open Access. eBook (PDF) Free shipping for non-business customers when ordering books at De Gruyter Online. Please find details to our shipping fees here. RRP: Recommended Retail Price. Language revitalization: maintenance and revival. Dec 31, · Language clubs and even governments must attempt to reverse the dying out of a language and all efforts must be taken into consideration. Reference Devan, J. () Between Language Maintenance and Language Shift The Slovenian Community in Italy Today and Tomorrow.
Language preservation is the effort to prevent languages from becoming unknown. A language is at risk of being lost when it no longer is taught to younger generations, while fluent speakers of the language die. Language is an important part of any society, because it enables people to communicate and express themselves. When a language dies out, future generations lose a vital part of the culture that . What does it mean to say a language is endangered? An endangered language is one that is likely to become extinct in the near future. Many languages are falling out of use and being replaced by others that are more widely used in the region or nation, such as .
This book will examine examples of language-related activities and discourses, and will discuss their rationale and outcomes and the extent to which language policy effectively supports the maintenance and revitalisation of the endangered indigenous languages. Language endangerment Most overviews of language endangerment begin with the by. Language maintenance, shift and death Language maintenance denotes the continuing use of a language in the face of competition from a regionally and socially more powerful language. Language shift is the opposite of this: it denotes the replacement of one language by another as the primary means of communication within a community.
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About the Author. David Bradley is Reader in Linguistics at La Trobe University. He has long been working in various minority communities in China and Southeast Asia, and has published a range of descriptive, historical and other studies.
Maya Bradley is a Researcher in Lingusitics at La Trobe elizrosshubbell.com: David Bradley. Dec 16, · Language endangerment is a fundamental issue for humanity. What rights do minority communities have concerning their languages.
How does each language conceptualize the world differently. How much knowledge about the world and a local ecosystem is lost when a language Cited by: 6.
Language endangerment is a fundamental issue for humanity. What rights do minority communities have concerning their languages. How does each language conceptualize the world differently. How much knowledge about the world and a local ecosystem is lost. Language endangerment is a fundamental issue for humanity.
What rights do minority communities have concerning their languages. How does each language conceptualize the world differently. How much knowledge about the world and a local ecosystem is lost when a language disappears. What is the process involved and how can insights about this process contribute to linguistic theory.
Language Attitudes: the key factor in language maintenance Why is it that one minority group assimilates and its language dies, while another maintains its linguistic and cultural identity.
Perhaps the crucial factor in language maintenance is the attitudes of the speech community concerning their elizrosshubbell.com by: Language Attitudes: the key factor in language maintenance David Bradley 2.
Strategies for Language Maintenance and Revival Stephen Wurm 3. Traditional Multilingualism and Language Endangerment Alexandra Y. Aikhenvald 4. Why One Cannot Preserve Languages (but can preserve language ecologies) Peter Muhlhausler 5.
Community Initiatives towards Language Renewal among Moluccan Migrants in the Netherlands This paper addresses the issue of language endangerment among the languages of the Central Maluku region of eastern Indonesia and discusses aspirations for language renewal or language maintenance among the population of Moluccans which has grown from those who migrated to the Netherlands in the.
Lessons from Fort Apache is an ethnography of indigenous language dynamics on the Fort Apache reservation in North America with implications for global concerns over language endangerment.
Moving beyond a narrow focus on linguistic documentation, the author examines the ways in which the linguistic and cultural identities of indigenous populations are attributed with meaning against yet Cited by: 8. Mar 13, · Estimates range from 50% to as much as 90% by the end of the century.
This collection of original papers tries to strike a balance between theoretical, practical and descriptive approaches to language death and language maintenance. It provides overviews of language endangerment in Africa, Eurasia, Pages: Grant's academic publications relating to music endangerment include articles in the International Journal of Intangible Heritage, the International Journal of Social Sustainability in Economic, Social and Cultural Context, and the entry on 'Music Sustainability' in Oxford Bibliographies Online.
She has presented widely on the topic of music endangerment and vitality, including at conferences and symposia in Australia, Author: Catherine Grant. Language attitudes and ideologies are of key importance in assessing the chances of success of revitalisation efforts for endangered languages.
However, few book-length studies relate attitudes to language policies, or address the changing attitudes of non-speakers and the motivations of members of language elizrosshubbell.com: Julia Sallabank. the endangered-language communities toward language maintenance, development, revitalization, and perpetuation.
Any research in endangered language communities must be reciprocal and collaborative. Reciprocity here entails researchers not only offering their services as a quid pro quo for what they receive from the speech community, but.
Language Endangerment and Language Revitalization: An Introduction. In almost every part of the world, minority languages are threatened with extinction. At the same time, dedicated efforts are being made to document endangered languages, to maintain them, and even to revive once-extinct languages.
Buy Language Endangerment and Language Maintenance: An Active Approach 1 by David Bradley, Maya Bradley (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible elizrosshubbell.com: Hardcover.
Buy the print book Check if you have access via personal or institutional login. Mar 31, · “Lessons From Fort Apache: Beyond Language Endangerment and Maintenance is an important contribution to the literature on language documentation and maintenance, as well as indigenous language revitalization.".
Language attitudes: the key factor in language maintenance / David Bradley --ch. Strategies for language maintenance and revival / Stephen A. Wurm -- ch. Traditional multilingualism and language endangerment / Alexandra Y. Aikhenvald -- ch. Language Endangerment According to UNESCO (), a language is endangered when it is on the path towards extinction.
A language is in danger when its speakers cease to use it, use it in an increasingly reduced number of communicative domains, and cease to pass it.
endangerment: what it means to be an endangered (or extinct) language, how a language becomes endangered and how it can be saved. I also address what the loss of a language can mean, both for a culture and for the field of linguistics. I elaborate on these topics in chapter 4, where I address several controversial aspects of endangered.
Among other things, it is shown that languages may be endangered to different degrees, endangerment situations in selected areas of the world are surveyed and definitions of language death and types of language death presented.
The book also examines causes of language endangerment, speech behaviour in a language endangerment situation.LANGUAGE ENDANGERMENT: WHAT HAVE PRIDE AND PRESTIGE GOT TO DO WITH IT? Salikoko S. Mufwene University of Chicago 1. Introduction A lot has been written on language endangerment since the s, especially since Krauss ().
Recently the literature has been augmented by books such as Crystal (), Dixon.Documenting Endangered Languages Assessing Language Vitality and Endangerment Language Maintenance and Revitalization 4 Concluding Remarks Acknowledgments Bibliography Biographical Sketches Summary Several scholars predict that up to 90% of the world’s languages may well be replaced by.