Democratic Policies for Language Revitalisation: The Case of Catalan by M. StrubellDemocratic Policies for Language Revitalisation: The Case of Catalan by M. Strubell

Democratic Policies for Language Revitalisation: The Case of Catalan

EditorM. Strubell, E. Boix-fuster

Hardcover | June 21, 2011

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A collection of studies offering an up-to-date analysis of official policies to promote Catalan in a democratic framework in each of the main Spanish regions where it is spoken: Catalonia, Valencia and the Balearic Islands.
MIQUEL STRUBELL worked for 19 years in the Catalan government's language promotion department, before moving to the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Spain. He is executive secretary of the Linguamón-UOC Chair in Multilingualism. He has coordinated seven projects funded by the EU.EMILI BOIX-FUSTER is full professor of Sociolinguistics,...
Title:Democratic Policies for Language Revitalisation: The Case of CatalanFormat:HardcoverDimensions:256 pagesPublished:June 21, 2011Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230285120

ISBN - 13:9780230285125


Table of Contents

Introduction; E.Boix & M.Strubell
La Catalanofonia:
A Community in Search of Linguistic Normality; M.A.Pradilla-Cardona
The Legal Systems of the Catalan Language; J.Vernet & E.Pons
Policies Governing the Use of Languages in Relations Between the Authorities and the Public; I.Marí
Language in Education Policies; F.X.Vila i Moreno
Policies Promoting the Use of Catalan in Oral Communications and to Improve Attitudes Towards the Language; E.Boix, J.Melià & B.Montoya
Language Policies in the Public Media and the Promotion of Catalan in the Private Media, Arts and Information Technologies; J.Gifreu
Language Policy in the World of Business and Consumer Affairs: From Non-Existence to Ineffectiveness; J.Melià
An Overview of Catalan Research into Language Policy and Planning; E.Heiderpriem-Olazábal