Limit search to available items
Book Cover

Title Language choices : conditions, constraints, and consequences / edited by Martin Pütz
Published Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : J. Benjamins, [1997]
Online access available from:
EBSCO eBook Academic Collection    View Resource Record  


Description 1 online resource (xxi, 430 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Impact, studies in language and society ; v. 1
Impact, studies in language and society ; 1
Contents LANGUAGE CHOICES; Editorial page; Title page; Copyright page; Table of contents; Language choices: contact and conflict? Introduction; Section 1: Language contact and language choice: Sociolinguistic and linguistic issues; Section 2: Language policy and language planning; Section 3: Language use and attitudes towards language(s); Section 4: Code-switching: One speaker, two languages; References; Section 1:Language contact and language choice: Sociolinguistic and linguistic issues; Language ecology -- contact without conflict; 1. Introduction; 2. What is a Language Ecology?
Summary This volume is about various aspects of the theory and application of language contact and language conflict phenomena seen from an interdisciplinary perspective. The focus is on the linguistic, social, psychological, and educational issues (conditions, constraints, and consequences) involved in the status and use of languages in multilingual settings. The book is divided into four sections dealing with the following areas: Theoretical issues: This section addresses key issues such as the nature of the concepts of language maintenance, language loyalty and language identity, language shift, lan
Notes Papers of the 20th International L.A.U.D. Symposium (Linguistic Agency University of Duisburg), held Feb. 28-Mar. 3, 1995, at the University of Duisburg
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Sociolinguistics -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Duisburg (1995)
Kongreß (Duisburg, 1995)
Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Pütz, Martin, 1955-
International L.A.U.D.-Symposium (20th : 1995 : University of Duisburg)
ISBN 902727584X (electronic bk.)
9789027275844 (electronic bk.)