Maintenance and Loss of Minority Languages

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The papers in this volume describe a wide variety of language contact settings in which one or more languages are in a process of shift. In the first part of the book theoretical perspectives are presented, followed by linguistic, sociological and descriptive studies of languages and countries that have attracted the interest of researchers before, as well as less well known examples. Data are presented from: the Philippines, Korea, Japan, Israel, The Netherlands, Belgium, Canada, Sweden, Spain, Denmark, Morocco, Finland, Malaysia, Germany, USA, Ireland, India, Tanzania and Australia.
[Studies in Bilingualism, 1]  1992.  xii, 403 pp.
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Table of Contents
Maintenace and Loss of Minority Languages: Introductory Remarks
Willem Fase, Koen Jaspaert and Sjaak Kroon
Linguistic and Sociolinguistic Aspects of Language Contact, Maintenance and Loss: Towards a Multifacet Theory
Michael Clyne
Sociopolitical Aspects of Language Maintenance and Loss: Towards a Typology of Minority Language Situations
John Edwards
Linguistic Minorities and Language Policies: Four Case Studies
Christina Bratt Paulston
I. Various Approaches Linguistic Studies
On Misunderstandings in a Non-Stabilised Situation
Hendrik Boeschoten
Some Aspects of Language Attrition in Turkish Families in the Netherlands
Erica Huls and Anneke van de Mond
A Domain Approach to the Turkish Vocabulary of Bilingual Turkish Children in the Netherlands
Anneli Schaufeli
From the Typewriter of A.L. A Case Study in Language Loss
Koen Jaspaert and Sjaak Kroon
Some Linguistic Consequences of the Shift from Swedish to Finnish in Finland
Marika Tandefelt
II. Various Approaches Sociological Studies
Ethnolinguistic Vitality Beliefs and Language Maintenance and Loss
Real Allard and Rodrigue Landry
Convergence and Divergence: Two Cases of Language Shift in Morocco
Abdelai Bentahila and Eirlys E. Davies
Language Maintenance and Shift: Problems of Measurement
John de Vries
Ethnolinguistic Vitality and the Bilingual Development of Minority and Majority Group Students
Rodrigue Landry and Real Allard
Language Shift in India: Issues and Implications
Rajeshwari V. Pandharipande
Minority Languages as Core Values of Ethnic Cultures: A Study of Maintenance and Erosion of Polish, Welsh, and Chinese Languages in Australia
Jerzy J. Smolicz
Agencies of Language Reproduction in Celtic Societies
Colin H. Williams
III. Various Approaches Descriptive Studies
Language Competence and Use among Coastal Kadazan Children: A Survey Report
Rita Lasimbang, Carolyn R. Miller and Francis Ottigil
Some Problems of Linguistic Minorities in Japan
Hiroyuki Miyawaki
The Hawaiian Model for the Revitalization of Native Minority Cultures and Languages
Henry Z. Niedzielski
Minority Language Maintenance and Learning as Instruments for Improving the Status of the Minority Group
Olga Mišeska Tomić
Conference Summary
Joshua A. Fishman †
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