Books for review
kara_dbrown at yahoo.com
Wed Sep 24 17:57:47 UTC 2008
I would be delighted to review either the Kaplan &
Baldauf or the Council of Europe edited volumes for
Language Policy. My recent research has focused on
attempts in Estonia to revive a regional language,
which puts me in a good position to write a
Many thanks for considering my request.
Dept. of Educational Studies
University of South Carolina
Columbia SC 29208
--- oakes <l.oakes at qmul.ac.uk> wrote:
> Dear colleagues,
> As one of the book review editors for Language
> Policy, I would like to
> draw your attention to the titles listed below which
> I have received:
> Kaplan, R. B. and Baldauf R. B. Jr (eds.) (2008).
> Language Planning
> and Policy, Volume 3: The Baltic States, Ireland and
> Italy. Clevedon:
> Multilingual Matters.
> E. S. Alcón and M. P. Safont Jordà (eds).
> Intercultural Language Use
> and Language Learning. Dortrecht: Springer.
> Zhao, S. and Baldauf, R. B. Jr (2008). Planning
> Chinese Characters:
> Reaction, Evolution or Revolution? Dortrecht:
> Carli, A. and Ammon, U. (eds.) (2007). Linguistic
> Inequality in
> Scientific Communication Today. (AILA Review, vol.
> 20). Amsterdam/
> Philadelphia: John Benjamins.
> Barni, M. and Extra, G. (eds.) (2008). Mapping
> Linguistic Diversity in
> Multicultural Contexts. Berlin/New York: Mouton de
> Lamb, W. (2008). Scottish Gaelic Speech and Writing:
> Variation in an Endangered Language. (Belfast
> Studies in Language,
> Culture and Politics 16). Belfast: Queens
> University Belfast.
> Hornberger, N. H. (ed.) (2008). Can Schools Save
> Indigenous Languages?
> Policy and Practice on Four Continents. Basingstoke:
> Palgrave Macmillan.
> Council of Europe (ed.) (2008). The European Charter
> for Regional or
> Minority Languages: Legal Challenges and
> Opportunities. Strasbourg:
> Council of Europe Publishing.
> If you are interested in reviewing any of these,
> please contact me at l.oakes at qmul.ac.uk
> , indicating the title and your postal address.
> Reviews should be no
> longer than 1,000 words in length and are generally
> due three months
> after receipt of the book. 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 colleagues or students. Please also
> note our policy of
> only one review per person per year. If you have
> written a review for
> us recently, I would therefore appreciate it if you
> held off this time.
> With thanks and best wishes,
> Leigh Oakes
> Dr Leigh Oakes
> Reader in French and Linguistics
> School of Languages, Linguistics and Film
> Queen Mary, University of London
> London E1 4NS
> United Kingdom
> Tel: +44 20 7882 8319
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> Email: l.oakes at qmul.ac.uk
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> Language Policy
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