ERIC Number: ED392250
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Sociolinguistic and Language Planning Organizations. Language International World Directory.
Dominguez, Francesc, Comp.; Lopez, Nuria, Comp.
The aim of this directory is to collect and update existing data about organizations dedicated to sociolinguistics, language planning, and language promotion in general. This goal includes the following objectives: to improve the exchange of information between organizations, to avoid duplication of efforts and make cooperation possible, and to aid organizations and individuals in expanding their knowledge of certain linguistic and social settings or to assist them in learning about new ones. The directory includes public and private organizations of local, regional, national, and international coverage. Criteria for inclusion are involvement with sociolinguistics, language planning and promotion, and related disciplines. Translation, administration, or language teaching institutions or university departments are not included. The international references are separated from the national organizations, and language maps complement the linguistic classifications of language synopsis. Each entry includes name, address, contacts, hours of operation, languages, staff, services, specializations, in process and future projects, and publications. Language family maps, indexes of languages and countries, and questionnaires for collecting the data and for updates are appended. (Contains references.) (NAV)
Descriptors: Applied Linguistics, Directories, Foreign Countries, International Organizations, Language Planning, National Programs, Questionnaires, Reference Materials, Sociolinguistics
John Benjamins Publishing Co., P.O. Box 27519, Philadelphia, PA 19118-0519.
Publication Type: Translations; Books; Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Translated from an unpublished Catalan original version.