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Language Endangerment Scenarios: A Case Study from Northern Central Sulawesi

Nikolaus P. Himmelmann

in Endangered Languages of Austronesia

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199544547
eISBN:
9780191720260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199544547.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter exemplifies the scenario approach to language endangerment. In this approach, language endangerment is not defined with respect to a list of more or less disparate criteria but rather it ... More


Introduction

Margaret Florey

in Endangered Languages of Austronesia

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199544547
eISBN:
9780191720260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199544547.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This introductory chapter describes current research in the field of language endangerment studies. It outlines the scope of the book, and draws out the key issues and themes which emerge in each of ... More


Introduction

Peter K. Austin and Julia Sallabank

in Endangered Languages: Beliefs and Ideologies in Language Documentation and Revitalization

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780197265765
eISBN:
9780191771958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265765.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families

This introductory chapter gives some background on the loss of linguistic diversity worldwide and the increased interest in this field since the late twentieth century: in academia, among the ... More


Language and Ethnic Minority Rights

Lionel Wee

in Language without Rights

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199737437
eISBN:
9780199827107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737437.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter traces three identifiably distinct groups or movements associated with the concept of language rights and reviews the differences and similarities between these groups. Despite their ... More


Finding the Languages We Go Looking For*

Tonya N. Stebbins

in Endangered Languages: Beliefs and Ideologies in Language Documentation and Revitalization

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780197265765
eISBN:
9780191771958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265765.003.0014
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families

This chapter contends that the disciplinary context of linguistics makes certain information about languages and contiguous matters more readily available to us than others and, relatedly, it makes ... More


What Are We Trying to Preserve? Diversity, Change, and Ideology at the Edge of the Cameroonian Grassfields*

Pierpaolo Di Carlo and Jeff Good

in Endangered Languages: Beliefs and Ideologies in Language Documentation and Revitalization

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780197265765
eISBN:
9780191771958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265765.003.0012
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families

Losses associated with language endangerment need not be restricted to individual language systems but can also involve the disappearance of distinctive language ecologies. This chapter explores the ... More


The Ecology of Language Evolution in Latin America: A Haitian Postscript toward a Postcolonial Sequel

Michel Degraff

in Iberian Imperialism and Language Evolution in Latin America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226126173
eISBN:
9780226125671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226125671.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

How can studies of language change in Iberian America help us better understand related phenomena in the Caribbean, and vice-versa? I raise some fundamental issues about language contact and its ... More


How to Identify and Assess Endangerment: The Music Vitality and Endangerment Framework

Catherine Grant

in Music Endangerment: How Language Maintenance Can Help

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199352173
eISBN:
9780199352210
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199352173.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter develops and presents a tool, the Music Vitality and Endangerment Framework (MVEF), for identifying and measuring music endangerment, based on a framework developed by UNESCO for ... More


Music Endangerment: How Language Maintenance Can Help

Catherine Grant

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199352173
eISBN:
9780199352210
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199352173.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Situated within the growing field of applied ethnomusicology, and breaking with a tradition in ethnomusicology of ethnographic and fieldwork-based studies, this book explores the phenomenon of ... More


The Cost of Language Mobilization: Wangkatha Language Ideologies and Native Title*

Jessica Boynton

in Endangered Languages: Beliefs and Ideologies in Language Documentation and Revitalization

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780197265765
eISBN:
9780191771958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265765.003.0013
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families

This chapter investigates the nature of ideological transformation among Wangkatha language consultants in Western Australia, highlighted in the wake of Native Title legislation designed to determine ... More


The Challenge of Documenting Africa’s Least-Known Languages

Bonny Sands

in Africa's Endangered Languages: Documentary and Theoretical Approaches

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190256340
eISBN:
9780190256364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190256340.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

The lack of adequate documentation for African languages is a major challenge facing linguists. Understandably, priority has often been given to the most endangered languages, but the level of ... More


Latin America: A Linguistic Curiosity from the Point of View of Colonization and the Ensuing Language Contacts

Salikoko S. Mufwene

in Iberian Imperialism and Language Evolution in Latin America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226126173
eISBN:
9780226125671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226125671.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Portugal and Spain engaged in the effective colonization of the New World at least 100 years before England, France, and Holland did. The Portuguese started producing sugar on the industrial scale in ... More


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