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Reversing language shift in the Far North

Leena Marjatta Huss

Reversing language shift in the Far North

linguistic revitalization in Northern Scandinavia and Finland

by Leena Marjatta Huss

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Published by Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis, Distributor, Uppsala University Library in Uppsala .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Scandinavia.
    • Subjects:
    • Language revival -- Scandinavia.,
    • Language planning -- Scandinavia.,
    • Linguistic minorities -- Scandinavia.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementLeena Huss.
      SeriesStudia Uralica Upsaliensia,, 31, Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis., 31.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsP40.5.L3572 S34 1999
      The Physical Object
      Pagination212 p. ;
      Number of Pages212
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6811418M
      ISBN 10915544623X
      LC Control Number00278382

        Reversing Language Shift by Joshua A Fishman, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Reversing Language Shift: Joshua A Fishman: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience.   Actually the observations by both McEachern and Benosa fall within the more involved study, “Reversing Language Shift“, by Joshua A. Fishman, an American linguist who specializes in the sociology of language, language planning, bilingual education, and language .

      Title: Reversing Language Shift Format: Paperback Product dimensions: pages, X X in Shipping dimensions: pages, X X in Published: September 5, Publisher: Multilingual Matters Language: English. Language shift, also known as language transfer or language replacement or language assimilation, is the process whereby a speech community shifts to a different language, usually over an extended period of time. Often, languages that are perceived to be higher status stabilise or spread at the expense of other languages that are perceived by their own speakers to be lower-status.

      Language shift and reversing language shift What this book is about Why try to reverse language shift and is it possible to do so? Where and why does language shift occur an how can it be reversed? How threatened is threatened --Case studies Irish - . Reversing Language Shift in the Far North: Linguistic Revitalization in Northern Scandinavia and Finland. Uppsala: Studia Uralica Upsaliensia. Hyltenstam, Kenneth. Begreppen språk och dialekt och meänkielis status som eget språk. In Westergren & Åhl (eds.), –


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Reversing language shift in the Far North by Leena Marjatta Huss Download PDF EPUB FB2

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Reversing language shift in the far North: linguistic revitalization in Northern Scandinavia and Finland. Huss, Leena Marjatta. Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Languages, Department of Finno-Ugric Languages.

(English) Book. 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.

Reversing Language Shift: Theoretical and Empirical Foundations Reviews: 1. Reversing Language Shift book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This superbly organised presentation consists of four introductor /5.

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.

On the basis of detailed analyses of 10 threatened language-in-society constellations and three formerly endangered but now secure constellations, this book develops a closely argued theory of worldwide efforts on behalf of reversing language shift (RLS).

It also applies this same line of reasoning to the problems of maintaining the intergenerational continuity of second languages, ethnic. Dorian presents analyses of language death in many languages of the world, Reversing language shift provides an observational-type questionnaire that can be applied to ethnic mother tongues in order to establish prelimi-nary frameworks, data, and causes for language shift (45).

Chap. 3 offers. Reversing Language Shift: Theoretical and Empirical Foundations of Assistance to Threatened Languages. Joshua A. Fishman. Multilingual Matters, Clevedon. Pioneers of the field, such as Fishman (Fishman (, Fishman (, and Spolsky (Spolsky (, Spolsky (, Spolsky (, have focused extensively on reversing language shift.

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 (the resurrection of a dead language with no existing native. 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.

--\/span>\"@ en\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema:description\/a> \" Why is it so hard to save a threatened. Abstract Several societal and social biases have conspired to make the study of language maintenance and language shift more advanced than the study of reversing language shift (RLS).

RLS efforts have been confused with messianic (i.e. irrational) and past‐oriented (i.e. nativistic) movements, overlooking their rational, priority setting and modernising dirust. This superbly organised presentation consists of four introductory theoretical chapters dealing with the why, what and how of RLS, six chapters devoted to 13 separate cases from various parts of the world and four concluding chapters that both restate the underlying theory as well as apply it more broadly, beyond the mother tongue transmission nexus, to second language for which.

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 transmission. 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.

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Reversing Language Shift: How to Re-awaken a Language Tradition: Proceedings of the Conference FEL Xiv, SeptemberCarmarthen Wales Languages) (English and Welsh Edition) [Nicholas Ostler] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Reversing Language Shift: How to Re-awaken a Language Tradition: Proceedings of the Conference FEL XivAuthor: Nicholas Ostler.

Reversing Language Shift in the Far North: Linguistic Revitalization in Northern Scandinavia and Finland: Leena Huss. Autores: Tove Skutnabb-Kangas Localización: International journal of bilingual education and bilingualism, ISSNVol.

6, Nº. 1,págs. Idioma: inglés. 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 a regionally and. Summary The prelims comprise: Introduction: Perspective: American and International Language Shift as the Societal Norm Making the World Safe (or at least Safer) for Cultural Democracy Can Language.

A brief description of factors affecting the generally neglected study of reversing language shift (RLS) is presented. and An eight-step model for building and planning such research, taking into consideration such influences as community and neighborhood, family, and school, is described.

(CB).Reversing language shift in the Far North: Language revitalization in Northern Scandinavia and Finland. Uppsala: Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis. Uppsala: Acta .Reversing Language Shift Author: Joshua A Fishman Format: Paperback - pages Related Formats: Hardback ISBN: Published: 05 Sep Series: Multilingual Matters Publisher: Multilingual Matters Dimensions: x Availability: Available.