Language Policy books for review

Kendall King akk25 at
Mon Nov 29 17:08:08 UTC 2004

Dear colleagues,
Below please find the list of books recently 
received by  _Language Policy_.  I invite you to 
look over the list and respond to me 
(akk25 at if you might be interested 
in reviewing any of these titles. (Please include 
your preferred postal mailing address in your 
Reviews are generally 1000 words in length and 
due three to six months after the book has been 
received by the reviewer. Editorial guidelines 
and more details about the journal are available 
I would be grateful if you could forward this 
list to any interested and qualified students or 
With thanks and best wishes,
Kendall King
Review Editor, Language Policy

Ager, Dennis (2003). Ideology and image: Britain 
and language. Clevedon, UK: Multilingual Matters.

Amara, M. & Mar'i, A. (2002). Language education 
policy: The Arab minority in Israel. Boston, 
Massachusetts: Kluwer Academic Publishers.

Bauman, Richard & Briggs, Charles (2003). Voices 
of modernity: Language ideologies and the 
Politics of Inequality. Cambridge: Cambridge 
University Press.

Britain, David & Cheshire, Jenny (Eds.). (2003). 
Social dialectology: In honour of Peter Trudgill. 
Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing Company.

Bromber, K. & Smieja, B. (Eds.). (2004). 
Globalisation and African languages risks and 
benefits. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.

Burridge, K. (2002). Blooming English: 
Observations on the roots, cultivation and 
hybrids of the English language. Cambridge: 
Cambridge University Press.

Busch, B. & Kelly-Holmes, H. (2004). Language, 
discourse, and borders in the Yugoslav successor 
states. Clevedon, UK: Multilingual Matters Ltd.

Dedaic, Mirjana N. & Nelson, Daniel N. (Eds.). 
(2003). At war with words. Berlin: Mouton de 

del Valle, José & Gabriel-Stheeman, Luis (Eds.). 
(2002). The battle over Spanish between 1800 and 
2000: Language ideologies and Hispanic 
intellectuals. New York, NY: Routledge.

Deumert, Ana & Vandenbussche, Wim (Eds.). (2003). 
Germanic standardizations: Past to present. 
Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing Company.

Extra, G. & Yagmur, K. (Eds.). (2004). Urban 
multilingualism in Europe: Immigrant minority 
languages at home and school. Clevedon, UK: 
Multilingual Matters Ltd.

Finegan, E. & Rickford, J. (Eds.). (2004). 
Language in the USA: Themes for the twenty-first 
century. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Gibbons, J. & Ramirez, E. (2004). Maintaining a 
minority language: A case study of Hispanic 
teenagers. Clevedon, UK: Multilingual Matters.

Gordon, E.; Campbell, L.; Hay, J.; Maclagan, M.; 
Sudbury, A.; & Trudgill, P. (2004). New Zealand 
English: Its origins and evolution. Cambridge: 
Cambridge University Press.

Gramley, Stephan & Pätzold, Kurt-Michael (2004). 
A survey of modern English (2nd Edition). New 
York, NY: Routledge.

Grenoble, L. (2003). Language policy in the 
Soviet Union. Boston, Massachusetts: Kluwer 
Academic Publishers.

Jorgensen, J.N. (Ed). (2003). Bilingualism and 
social change: Turkish speakers in North Western 
Europe. Clevedon, UK: Multilingual Matters Ltd.

Kaplan, R. & Baldauf, R. (2003). Language and 
language-in-education planning in the Pacific 
Basin. Boston, Massachusetts: Kluwer Academic 

Kurzon, Dennis (2004). Where east look west: 
Success in English in Goa and on the Konkan 
coast. Clevedon, UK: Multilingual Matters.

Lefkowitz, D. (2004). Words and stones: The 
politics of language and identity in Israel. 
Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Mansoor, Sabiha, Meriaj, Shaheen & Tahir, Aliya 
(2004). Language policy planning and practice: A 
South Asian perspective. Oxford: Oxford 
University Press.

Mazrui, Alamin M. (2004). English in Africa: 
After the cold war. Clevedon, UK: Multilingual 

McRae, John & Carter, Ronald (2004). The 
Routledge guide to modern English writing: 
Britain and Ireland. New York, NY: Routledge.

Muthwii, M.J. & Kioko, A.N. (Eds.). (2004). New 
language bearings in Africa: A fresh quest. 
Clevedon: Multilingual Matters Ltd.

Omoniyi, T. (2004). The sociolinguistics of 
borderlands: Two nations, one community. Trenton, 
NJ: Africa World Press, Inc.

Pavlenko, Aneta & Blackledge, Adrian (2004). 
Negotiation of identities in multilingual 
contexts. Clevedon, UK: Multilingual Matters.

Perez, B. (2004). Becoming biliterate:  A study 
of two-way bilingual immersion education. Mahwah, 
NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Publishers.

Richardson, Elaine (2003). African American literacies. London: Routledge.

Rindler, R.S. (Ed). (2003). Diglossia and power: 
Language policies and practice in the 19th 
century Habsburg Empire. Berlin: Mouton de 

Woods, A. (2004). Medium or message? Language and 
faith in ethnic Cchurches. Clevedon, UK: 
Multilingual Matters.

Zhou, M. & Sun, H. (Eds.) (2004). Language policy 
in the People's Republic of China: Theory and 
practice since 1949. Boston, Massachusetts: 
Kluwer Academic Publishers.

Kendall King, Ph.D.
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