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ERIC Number: ED385131
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
Pages: 726
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ISBN: ISBN-1-85359-005-3
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Language and Ethnicity in Minority Sociolinguistic Perspective. Multilingual Matters 45.
Fishman, Joshua A.
A selection of 27 papers from 1972 to publication includes works on a variety of topics whose unifying theme is the relationship of language and ethnicity. The papers are presented in six groups, on these topics: (1) what ethnicity is and how it is linked to language: phenomenological and socio-historical considerations; (2) language maintenance and language shift in ethnocultural perspective; (3) the ethnic dimension in language planning; (4) language and ethnicity in education: the bilingual minority focus; (5) contrasts and contexts in ethnolinguistic behavior and attitudes; (6) ethnolinguistic homogeneity and heterogeneity: worldwide causes, consequences, and aspiration. Many of the articles contain bibliographies, and a subject index to all the papers is provided. (MSE)
Multilingual Matters, 1900 Frost Road, Suite 101, Bristol, PA 19007 (hardback: ISBN-1-85359-006-1; paperback: ISBN-1-85359-005-3).
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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