Publication details [#56423]

Heinrich, Patrick and John Wendel. 2012. A framework for language endangerment dynamics: the effects of contact and social change on language ecologies and language diversity. International Journal of the Sociology of Language 218 : 145–166.
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De Gruyter


This study argues that glocalizing society processes reveal how a combination of two options, to wit restricting contact with dominating communities and discovering ways of inter-community relation regulation through mechanisms that do not merely depend on power, may constitute a viable way to stop language diversity loss.