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ERIC Number: ED408859
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Pages: 452
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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)
John Benjamins North America, P.O. Box 27519, Philadelphia, PA 19118-0519.
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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