Bernard Spolsky †

List of John Benjamins publications for which Bernard Spolsky † plays a role.


Spolsky, Bernard † 2020 Linguistic landscape: The semiotics of public signageLinguistic Landscape 6:1, pp. 2–15 | Article
The paper starts with signs that Cooper and I found in the Old City of Jerusalem. It describes how the term Linguistic Landscape was applied to the recollections of francophone high school students of the signs they had seen. It traces the many collections of photos employing digital cameras and… read more
Spolsky, Bernard † 2016 Jewish language varieties: Loss and survivalEndangered Languages and Languages in Danger: Issues of documentation, policy, and language rights, Filipović, Luna and Martin Pütz (eds.), pp. 387–409 | Article
Created in the special circumstances of diaspora isolation, persecution, and regular migration, Jewish language varieties that survived the Holocaust have proved, with the exception of Hasidic Yiddish, to be fragile and are becoming extinct as spoken vernaculars. Emancipation, especially when… read more
Spolsky, Bernard † 2008 Language policy: The first half-centuryUnity and Diversity of Languages, Sterkenburg, Piet van (ed.), pp. 137–153 | Article
Omoniyi, Tope, Joshua A. Fishman † and Bernard Spolsky † 2006 1. IntroductionExplorations in the Sociology of Language and Religion, Omoniyi, Tope and Joshua A. Fishman † (eds.), pp. 1–9 | Chapter
Spolsky, Bernard † 2002 Norms, native speakers and reversing language shiftPedagogical Norms for Second and Foreign Language Learning and Teaching: Studies in honour of Albert Valdman, Gass, Susan M., Kathleen Bardovi-Harlig, Sally Magnan Pierce and Joel Walz (eds.), pp. 41–58 | Article
Spolsky, Bernard † and Elana Shohamy 2000 Language Practice, Language Ideology, and Language PolicyLanguage Policy and Pedagogy: Essays in honor of A. Ronald Walton, Lambert, Richard D. and Elana Shohamy (eds.), pp. 1 ff. | Article
Spolsky, Bernard † and Elana Shohamy 1997 Planning Foreign-Language Education: An Israeli PerspectivePerspectives on Foreign Language Policy: Studies in honor of Theo van Els, Bongaerts, Theo and Kees de Bot (eds.), pp. 99 ff. | Article
A study of literacy as a social rather than as a personal phenomenon reveals new aspects of its complexity. Looking in particular at Jewish literacy, a distinction is proposed between unmediated and mediated literacy, the latter referring to modes of literacy that continue to require extensive… read more