ERIC Number: ED408859
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Language Choices: Conditions, Constraints, and Consequences. Impact Studies in Language and Society.
Putz, Martin, Ed.
The collection of essays on language contact and language conflict includes: "Language Choices: Contact and Conflict?" (Martin Putz); "Language Ecology: Contact Without Conflict" (Peter Muhlhausler); "Towards a Dynamic View of Multilingualism" (Ulrike Jessner); "A Matter of Choice" (Florian Coulmas); The Choice of Linguae Francae in Triglossic Environments in Africa" (Helma Pasch); "Towards an Ethnography of Language Shift: Goals and Methods" (Gabriele Sommer); "Language Shift and Sentence Processing in Moroccan Arabic" (Abderrahman El Aissati); "Is Airbagging Hip or Mega-Out? A New Dictionary of Anglicisms" (Manfred Gorlach); "Lessons for Europe from Language Policy in Australia" (Robert Phillipson, Tove Skutnabb-Kangas); "National-Variety Purism in the National Centers of the German Language" (Ulrich Ammon); "Towards a Plurilingual Urban Environment: Language Policy and Language Planning in Brussels" (Roland Willemyns); "Double Allegiance Between Nationalism and Western Modernization in Language Choice: The Case of Botswana and Tanzania" (Herman M. Batibo); "An Evaluative Account of Ethiopia's New Language Policy" (Matthias Brenzinger); "Looking at Means and Ends in Language Policy in Namibia" (Brian Harlech-Jones); "Language Assessment Tools: Uses and Limitations" (Eugene H. Casad); "An Ethnographic Method for Studying Attitudes Towards Child Language" (Annick De Houwer, Wolfgang Wolck); "Language Attitudes in Switzerland: French and German Along the Language Border" (Sonia Weil, Hansjakob Schneider); "Communication in the Alemannic Area: Language Use and Attitudes in Colmar and Freiburg" (Helga Bister-Broosen); "Language Attitudes and the Linguistic Construction of Ethnic Identity: The Case of Krio in Sierra Leone" (Rebecca Ehret); "Contacts and Conflicts--Perspectives from Code-Switching Research" (Carol Pfaff); "Code-Switching Processes: Alternation, Insertion, Congruent Lexicalization" (Pieter Muysken); and "'I'll Meet You Halfway with Language'": Code-Switching Within a South African Urban Context" (Rosalie Finlayson, Sarah Slabbert). (MSE)
Descriptors: Arabic, Child Language, Code Switching (Language), Creoles, Diachronic Linguistics, Diglossia, English, Ethnicity, Ethnography, Foreign Countries, German, Language Attitudes, Language Patterns, Language Planning, Language Processing, Language Research, Language Role, Language Tests, Language Usage, Language Variation, Languages, Linguistic Borrowing, Linguistic Theory, Multilingualism, Nationalism, Public Policy, Regional Dialects, Research Methodology, Uncommonly Taught Languages, Urban Areas
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Reports - Evaluative
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