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Reversing language shift

FEL Conference (14th 2010 Carmarthen, Wales)

Reversing language shift

how to re-awaken a language tradition : proceedings of the Fourteenth FEL Conference, Carmarthen, Wales, 13-15 September 2010

by FEL Conference (14th 2010 Carmarthen, Wales)

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Published by Foundation for Endangered Languages in Bath, England .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Linguistic minorities,
  • Endangered languages,
  • Language revival,
  • Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementeditors, Hywel Glyn Lewis, Nicholas Ostler
    ContributionsLewis, Hywel Glyn, Ostler, Nicholas
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP40.5.L35 F45 2010
    The Physical Object
    Pagination195 p. :
    Number of Pages195
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24841546M
    ISBN 109780956021021
    LC Control Number2011379794

      Reversing Language Shift: Theoretical and Empirical Foundations of Assistance to Threatened Languages (Joshua Fishman)Cited by:   This book provides both practical case studies and theoretical directions from all five continents and advances thereby the collective pursuit of "reversing language shift" for the greater benefit Reviews: 1.

    Part 1 Language shift - a preliminary analysis: what this book is about and why it is needed; why try to reverse language shift and is it really possible to do so; "where" and "why" does language shift occur and how can it be reversed?; how threatened is threatened? Part 2 Case studies - a baker's dozen from several continents. This book provides both practical case studies and theoretical directions from all five continents and advances thereby the collective pursuit of "reversing language shift" for the greater benefit of cultural democracy everywhere. -- Read more.

    The influential Graded Intergenerational Disruption Scale (GIDS) for determining whether languages are endangered was devised by Fishman in his book Reversing Language Shift. The Enhanced GIDS was based on this and is used by Ethnologue. Reversing language shift: Theoretical and empirical foundations of assistance to threatened languages.


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Reversing Language Shift book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This superbly organised presentation consists of four introductor /5. Reversing Language Shift: Theoretical and Empirical Foundations of Assistance Reversing language shift book Threatened Languages Joshua A.

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This book is about the theory and practice of assistance to speech-communities whose native languages are threatened because their intergenerational continuity is proceeding negatively, with fewer and fewer speakers (or readers, writers and even understanders) every generation.

On the basis of detailed analyses of 10 threatened language-in-society constellations and of three formerly endangered but now secure constellations, Fishman (social sciences emeritus, Yeshiva U.) not only develops a closely argued theory of worldwide efforts on behalf of `reversing language shift', but also applies this same line of reasoning to the problems of maintaining the intergenerational continuity of second languages, ethnic heritage languages.

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sic bilingualism and societal integration" (7). Reversing language shift intends to be a guide for RLS efforts, first by classifying the status of world lan-guages, and then by examining language maintenance efforts in light of prac-tical considerations for language planning.

Chap. 2 is an insightful statement-and-response discussion of the goals of. He is the author/editor of 38 books including Reversing Language Shift (Multilingual Matters, ) and the General Editor (and founder) of the International Journal of the Sociology of Language and of the book series Contributions to the Sociology of Language.

Readership Level: Postgraduate, Research / Professional. Halting or reversing language shift will, in turn, require books, periodicals and the reasons for language shift and language endangerment makes it all the : Patrick Heinrich.

Language Maintenance, Language Shift, and Reversing Language Shift. Joshua A. Fishman. Search for more papers by this author. Book Editor(s): Tej K. Bhatia. Search for more papers by this author. William C. Ritchie. Search for more papers by this author.

First published: 01 January It also discusses the socio‐functions of language use from the point of view of reversing language shift (RLS) efforts for the purpose of attaining and augmenting intergenerational mother‐tongue by:   The social situation of Berber-Arabic language contact is similar all over the region: Berber speakers introducing Arabic features into their language, with only little language shift going on.

Moreover, the typological profile of the Author: William Fierman. PDF | OnRichard Y. Bourhis and others published Reversing Language Shift in Quebec | Find, read and cite all the research you need on ResearchGate.

Language revitalization, also referred to as language revival or reversing language shift, is an attempt to halt or reverse the decline of a language or to revive an extinct one.

Those involved can include parties such as linguists, cultural or community groups, or governments. Some argue for a distinction between language revival and language revitalization. It has been pointed out that there has only been one successful instance of a complete language revival.

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Language shift refers to “the gradual displacement of one language by another in the lives of the community members” manifested as loss in number of speakers, level of proficiency, or range of functional use of the language. The contrasting term has traditionally been language maintenance, which “denotes the continuing use of a language in the face of competition from Cited by: 6.

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