23.1744, Books: The Cambridge Handbook of Language Policy: Spolsky (Ed)

linguist at linguistlist.org linguist at linguistlist.org
Wed Apr 4 23:45:31 UTC 2012


LINGUIST List: Vol-23-1744. Wed Apr 04 2012. ISSN: 1069 - 4875.

Subject: 23.1744, Books: The Cambridge Handbook of Language Policy: Spolsky (Ed)

Moderators: Anthony Aristar, Eastern Michigan U <aristar at linguistlist.org>
            Helen Aristar-Dry, Eastern Michigan U <hdry at linguistlist.org>

Reviews: Veronika Drake, U of Wisconsin-Madison
Monica Macaulay, U of Wisconsin-Madison
Rajiv Rao, U of Wisconsin-Madison
Joseph Salmons, U of Wisconsin-Madison
Anja Wanner, U of Wisconsin-Madison
       <reviews at linguistlist.org>

Homepage: http://linguistlist.org

The LINGUIST List is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing the
discipline of linguistics with the infrastructure necessary to function in
the digital world. Donate to keep our services freely available!
https://linguistlist.org/donation/donate/donate1.cfm

Editor for this issue: Danniella Hornby <daniella at linguistlist.org>
================================================================  

Visit LL's Multitree project for over 1000 trees dynamically generated
from scholarly hypotheses about language relationships:
          http://multitree.linguistlist.org/
					
					
Links to the websites of all LINGUIST's supporting publishers
are available at the end of this issue. 


Date: Wed, 04 Apr 2012 19:45:14
From: Joyce Reid [jreid at cambridge.org]
Subject: The Cambridge Handbook of Language Policy: Spolsky (Ed)

E-mail this message to a friend:
http://linguistlist.org/issues/emailmessage/verification.cfm?iss=23-1744.html&submissionid=4543970&topicid=2&msgnumber=1
 


Title: The Cambridge Handbook of Language Policy 
Publication Year: 2012 
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
	   http://us.cambridge.org
	
Editor: Bernard Spolsky

Hardback: ISBN:  9780521195652 Pages:  Price: U.K. £ 95.00
Hardback: ISBN:  9780521195652 Pages:  Price: U.S. $ 170.00


Abstract:

Over the last 50 years, language policy has developed into a major discipline, 
drawing on research and practice in many nations and at many levels. This is 
the first Handbook to deal with language policy as a whole and is a complete 
'state-of-the-field' survey, covering language practices, beliefs about 
language varieties, and methods and agencies for language management. It 
provides a historical background which traces the development of classical 
language planning, describes activities associated with indigenous and 
endangered languages, and contains chapters on imperialism, colonialism, 
effects of migration and globalization, and educational policy. It also 
evaluates language management agencies, analyzes language activism and 
looks at language cultivation (including reform of writing systems, 
orthography and modernized terminology). The definitive guide to the subject, 
it will be welcomed by students, researchers and language professionals in 
linguistics, education and politics. 

Advance praise: 'Under Spolsky's capable editorship, language policy has 
come of age, with a book that will be as invaluable to policy makers, 
implementers and stakeholders as it is indispensable to students and 
researchers.' John E. Joseph, University of Edinburgh

 '… explains why administrators promulgate instructional programs in which 
forgetting exceeds learning, inadequate time insures fractured acquisition, 
and materials and assessment ignores research.' Robert B. Kaplan, Emeritus 
Professor, University of Southern California 



Part I. Definition and Principles: 1. What is language policy? Bernard 
Spolsky; 2. History of the field: a sketch Björn Jernudd and Jiří Nekvapil; 3. 
Philosophy of language policy Denise Réaume and Meital Pinto; 4. Language 
policy, the nation and nationalism Sue Wright; 5. Ethnic identity and language 
policy Ofelia Garcia; 6. Diversity and language policy for endangered 
languages Julia Sallabank; 7. Language is just a tool! On the instrumentalist 
approach to language David Robichaud and Helder De Schutter; Part II. 
Language Policy at the Macrolevel: 8. Language policy at the supra-national 
level Fernand de Varennes; 9. Language policy, territorialism and regional 
autonomy Colin Williams; 10. Colonialism and imperialism Robert Phillipson; 
11. Language policy and management at the municipal level Peter Backhaus; 
12. Language policy and management in service domains: brokering 
communication for linguistic minorities in the community Claudia V. Angelelli; 
13. Language policy in defense and attack Richard Brecht and William P. 
Rivers; 14. Language policy and medium of instruction in education I Steve 
Walter and Carol Benson; 15. Language policy in education II: additional 
languages Jasone Cenoz and Durk Gorter; Part III. Non-Governmental 
Domains: 16. Language policy in the workplace Alexandre Duchêne and 
Monica Heller; 17. Language policy and religion Christina Bratt Paulston and 
Jonathan M. Watt; 18. Language policy in the family Stephen J. Caldas; 19. 
Language policies and the deaf community Sherman Wilcox, Verena 
Krausneker and David Armstrong; Part IV. Globalization and Modernization: 
20. Transnationalism, migration and language education policy Kendall A. 
King and Adam C. Rambow; 21. Language management agencies John 
Edwards; 22. Literacy and script reform Florian Coulmas and Federica 
Guerini; 23. Language activism and language policy Mary Carol Combs and 
Susan D. Penfield; 24. English in language policy and management Gibson 
Ferguson; Part V. Regional and Thematic Issues: 25. National language 
revival movements: reflections from India, Israel, Indonesia and Ireland 
Joseph Lo Bianco; 26. Colonial and postcolonial language policies in Africa: 
historical and emerging landscapes Sinfree Makoni, Busi Makoni, Ashraff 
Abdelhay and Pedzisai Mashiri; 27. Indigenous language planning and policy 
in the Americas Teresa McCarty; 28. Language policy in the European Union 
(EU) Ulrich Ammon; 29. Language policy management in the former Soviet 
sphere Gabrielle Hogan-Brun and Svitlana Melnyk; 30. Language policy in 
Asia and the Pacific Richard B. Bauldauf, Jr and Thi Mai Hoa Nguyen. 


Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
                     General Linguistics
                     Historical Linguistics
                     Sociolinguistics


Written In: English  (eng)
	
See this book announcement on our website: 
http://linguistlist.org/pubs/books/get-book.cfm?BookID=59916




MAJOR SUPPORTERS

	Brill          
		http://www.brill.nl	

	Cambridge Scholars Publishing          
		http://www.c-s-p.org	

	Cambridge University Press          
		http://us.cambridge.org	

	Cascadilla Press          
		http://www.cascadilla.com/	

	Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd          
		http://www.continuumbooks.com	

	De Gruyter Mouton          
		http://www.degruyter.com/mouton	

	Edinburgh University Press          
		http://www.eup.ed.ac.uk/	

	Elsevier Ltd          
		http://www.elsevier.com/linguistics	

	Emerald Group Publishing Limited          
		http://www.emeraldinsight.com/	

	Equinox Publishing Ltd          
		http://www.equinoxpub.com/	

	European Language Resources Association - ELRA          
		http://www.elra.info.	

	Georgetown University Press          
		http://www.press.georgetown.edu	

	Hodder Education          
		http://www.hoddereducation.co.uk	

	John Benjamins          
		http://www.benjamins.com/	

	Lincom GmbH          
		http://www.lincom.eu	

	MIT Press          
		http://mitpress.mit.edu/	

	Morgan & Claypool Publishers          
			

	Multilingual Matters          
		http://www.multilingual-matters.com/	

	Narr Francke Attempto Verlag GmbH + Co. KG          
		http://www.narr.de/	

	Oxford University Press          
		http://www.oup.com/us	

	Palgrave Macmillan          
		http://www.palgrave.com	

	Pearson Linguistics          
		http://www.pearsoned.co.uk/linguistics	

	Peter Lang AG          
		http://www.peterlang.com	

	Rodopi          
		http://www.rodopi.nl/	

	Routledge (Taylor and Francis)          
		http://www.routledge.com/	

	Springer          
		http://www.springer.com	

	University of Toronto Press          
		http://www.utpjournals.com/	

	Wiley-Blackwell          
		http://www.wiley.com	

OTHER SUPPORTING PUBLISHERS	

	Association of Editors of the Journal of Portuguese Linguistics
		http://www.fl.ul.pt/revistas/JPL/JPLweb.htm 

	Graduate Linguistic Students' Association, Umass
		http://glsa.hypermart.net/ 

	International Pragmatics Assoc.
		http://www.ipra.be 

	Linguistic Association of Finland
		http://www.ling.helsinki.fi/sky/ 

	Netherlands Graduate School of Linguistics / Landelijke - LOT
		http://www.lotpublications.nl/ 

	Pacific Linguistics
		http://pacling.anu.edu.au/ 

	SIL International
		http://www.ethnologue.com/bookstore.asp 

	University of Nebraska Press
		 

	Utrecht institute of Linguistics
		http://www-uilots.let.uu.nl/ 



------------------------------------------------------------------------------
This Year the LINGUIST List hopes to raise $67,000. This money will go to help 
keep the List running by supporting all of our Student Editors for the coming
year.

See below for donation instructions, and don't forget to check out Fund 
Drive 2012 site!

http://linguistlist.org/fund-drive/2012/

There are many ways to donate to LINGUIST!

You can donate right now using our secure credit card form at  
https://linguistlist.org/donation/donate/donate1.cfm

Alternatively you can also pledge right now and pay later. To do so, go to: 
https://linguistlist.org/donation/pledge/pledge1.cfm

For all information on donating and pledging, including information on how to 
donate by check, money order, or wire transfer, please visit: 
http://linguistlist.org/donation/

The LINGUIST List is under the umbrella of Eastern Michigan University and as 
such can receive donations through the EMU Foundation, which is a registered 
501(c) Non Profit organization. Our Federal Tax number is 38-6005986. These 
donations can be offset against your federal and sometimes your state tax
return (U.S. tax payers only). For more information visit the IRS Web-Site,
or contact your financial advisor.

Many companies also offer a gift matching program, such that they will match 
any gift you make to a non-profit organization. Normally this entails your 
contacting your human resources department and sending us a form that the 
EMU Foundation fills in and returns to your employer. This is generally a
simple administrative procedure that doubles the value of your gift to
LINGUIST, without costing you an extra penny. Please take a moment to check if
your company operates such a program.

Thank you very much for your support of LINGUIST!
 


----------------------------------------------------------
LINGUIST List: Vol-23-1744	
----------------------------------------------------------
Visit LL's Multitree project for over 1000 trees dynamically generated
from scholarly hypotheses about language relationships:
          http://multitree.linguistlist.org/
					
					



More information about the Linguist mailing list