Maintaining Minority Languages in Transnational ContextsAustralian and European Perspectives
Palgrave Studies in Minority Languages and Communities
Deals with challenges to the maintenance of minority (or community) languages in this era of globalization and increasing transnational movements of people. The contributors, experts in language policy, language maintenance and multilingualism offer complementary perspectives from Australia and Europe on the maintenance of linguistic diversity.
List of Tables Acknowledgements Notes on Contributors Introduction: Managing and Maintaining Minority Languages in the Era of Globalization: Challenges for Europe and Australia; A.Pauwels PART I: DEMOGRAPHY AND MEANING Community Languages and the 2001 Australian Census; S.Kipp Comparative Perspectives on Immigrant Minority Languages in Multicultural Europe; G.Extra PART II: POLICY AND PLANNING Maintaining Multilingualism in Europe: Propositions for a European Language Policy; P.H.Nelde Contrasting and Comparing Minority Language Policy: 'Europe' and Australia; J.Lo Bianco PART III: POLICY AND PRACTICE IN SPECIFIC SETTINGS Maintaining a Language Other than English Through Higher Education in Australia; A.Pauwels Inconsistencies and Discrepancies in Official Approaches to Linguistic Diversity: The Case of Norway; T.Bull Communication and Community: Perspectives on Language Policy in Sweden and Australia Since the mid 1970s; S.Boyd Language Maintenance and the Second Generation: Policies and Practices; J.Winter & A.Pauwels Index
SALLY BOYD Professor in Linguistics, University of Göteborg, Sweden TOVE BULL Professor of Nordic Languages, University of Tromsø, Norway GUUS EXTRA Chair of Language and Minorities, Tilburg University, Netherlands SANDRA KIPP Australian Research Council Postdoctoral Fellow, School of Languages, University of Melbourne, Australia PETER H. NELDE Professor and Chair in General and German Linguistics, Brussels University (K.U.B.), Belgium and Head of the Research Centre on Multilingualism.