Language Policy books for review

Patrick Heinrich Patrick.Heinrich at
Tue Nov 30 03:09:41 UTC 2004

Language Policy books for reviewDear Kendall,
I would very much like to review Baumann and Briggs (2003). I am currently finishing a post-doc thesis on language ideology in Japan and have reviewed book for Language Policy before (Gottlieb and Chen). 
In case you want me to review the book, please send it to

Patrick Heirnrich
Institute for East Asian Studies
Modern Japanese Language and Culture
University Duisburg-Essen 
47057 Duisburg (Germany)
Phone: ++49-(0)203-379-2313
Fax: ++(49)-(0)203-379-4157

Best regards
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  Subject: Language Policy books for review

  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 response.)
  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 at
  I would be grateful if you could forward this list to any interested and qualified students or colleagues.
  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 Gruyter.

  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 Publishers.

  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 Matters.

  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 Gruyter. 

  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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