Harold F. Schiffman haroldfs at
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Fiji, The Philippines, and Vanuatu

Edited by  Richard B Baldauf Jr and  Robert B. Kaplan                   ()


This volume covers the language situation in the Fiji, The Philippines and
Vanuatu explaining the linguistic diversity, the historical and political
contexts and the current language situation ? including
language-in-education planning, the role of the media, the role of
religion, and the roles of non-indigenous languages. The authors are
indigenous and/or have been participants in the language planning context.


Series Overview

1. Language Policy and Planning in Fiji, The Philippines and Vanuatu
Richard B. Baldauf Jr. and Robert B. Kaplan

2. The Consequences of Vernacular (II)literacy in the Pacific Terry
Crowley (University of Waikato)

3. The Language Planning Situation in the Philippines Andrew Gonzalez (De
La Salle University, Philippines)

4. The Language Situation in Fiji Francis Mangubhai (University of
Southern Queensland) and France Mugler (University of the South Pacific,
Fiji Islands)

Bibliographical Notes on the Contributors

Author information

Richard B. Baldauf, Jr is Associate Professor of TESOL in the School of
Education at the University of Queensland and a member of the Executive of
the International Association of Applied Linguistics (AILA). He has
published numerous articles in refereed journals and books. He is
co-editor of Language Planning and Education in Australasia and the South
Pacific (Multilingual Matters, 1990), principal researcher and editor for
the Viability of Low Candidature LOTE Courses in Universities (DEET, 1995)
and co-author with Robert B. Kaplan of Language Planning from Practice to
Theory (Multilingual Matters, 1997) and Language and Language-in-Education
Planning in the Pacific Basin (Kluwer, 2003).

Robert B. Kaplan is Emeritus Professor of Applied Linguistics at the
University of Southern California. He has published numerous books and
articles in refereed journals and written several special reports to
government both in the US and elsewhere. He is the founding
Editor-in-Chief of the Annual Review of Applied Linguistics and is a
member of the editorial board of the 1st and 2nd editions of the Oxford
International Encyclopedia of Linguistics (2002). Additionally, he edited
the Oxford Handbook of Applied Linguistics.  He has served as President of
the National Association for Foreign Students Affairs, of TESOL, and of
the American Association for Applied Linguistics.

Language Planning and Policy
248 x 168                 c 15 October 2006      240pp

Hbk ISBN 1853599212/EAN 9781853599217   ?34.95 / US$69.95 / CAN$74.95
Ebook ISBN 1853599220/EAN 9781853599224  ?29.95 / US$59.95 / CAN$74.95


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