The Green Book of Language Revitalization in Practice

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Leanne Hinton, Kenneth Hale
BRILL, Oct 8, 2001 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 468 pages
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With world-wide environmental destruction and globalization of economy, a few languages, especially English, are spreading, while thousands others are disappearing, taking with them cultural, philosophical and environmental knowledge systems and oral literatures. This book serves as a manual of effective practices in language revitalization. This book was previously published by Academic Press under ISBN 978-01-23-49354-5.
 

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Contents

LANGUAGE POLICY
37
LANGUAGE PLANNING
49
MAINTENANCE AND REVITALIZATION OF NATIONAL INDIGENOUS LANGUAGES
99
IMMERSION
177
LITERACY
237
MEDIA AND TECHNOLOGY
263
TRAINING
347
SLEEPING LANGUAGES
411
About the Editors
433
About the Authors
435
Index
441
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Kenneth Hale (deceased) was the Ferrari P. Ward Professor Emeritus in Linguistics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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