Minority Languages in the Linguistic Landscape by D. GorterMinority Languages in the Linguistic Landscape by D. Gorter

Minority Languages in the Linguistic Landscape

byD. GorterEditorH. F. Marten, L. Van Mensel

Hardcover | December 13, 2011

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Providing an innovative approach to the written displays of minority languages in public space this volume explores minority language situations through the lens of linguistic landscape research. Based on very tangible data it explores the 'same old issues' of language contact and language conflict in new ways.
MARWAN ABU GHAZALEH-MAHAJNEH Tel Aviv University/Beir Berle College, Israel JOKIN AIESTARAN University of the Basque Country, Spain LARISSA ARONIN, University of Haifa, Israel ROBERT BLACKWOOD University of Liverpool, UK KARA D. BROWN University of South Carolina, USA JASONE CENOZ University of the Basque Country, Spain PAOLO COLUZZI ...
Title:Minority Languages in the Linguistic LandscapeFormat:HardcoverDimensions:347 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 1.09 inPublished:December 13, 2011Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230272444

ISBN - 13:9780230272446


Table of Contents

List of Contributors Overview Map of Cases Discussed in this Book Studying Minority Languages in the Linguistic Landscape; H.F.Marten , L.Van Mensel & D.Gorter PART I: LANGUAGE IDEOLOGIES AND LINGUISTIC LANDSCAPE 'Latgalian is not a Language': Linguistic Landscapes in Eastern Latvia and how they Reflect Centralist Attitudes; H.F.Marten Transgression as the Norm: Russian in Linguistic Landscape of Kyiv, Ukraine; A.Pavlenko Minority Semiotic Landscapes: An Ideological Minefield?; M.Hornsby & D.Vigers Language Ideological Debates in the Linguistic Landscape of an Irish Tourist Town; M.Moriarty Linguistic Landscape as a Tool for Interpreting Language Vitality: Arabic as a 'Minority' Language in Israel; E.Shohamy & M.A.Ghazaleh-Mahajneh PART II: LINGUISTIC LANDSCAPE AND LANGUAGE POLICY Policies vs. Non-policies: Analysing Regional Languages and the National Standard in the Linguistic Landscape of French and Italian Mediterranean Cities; R.Blackwood & S.Tufi Two-way Traffic: How Linguistic Landscapes Reflect and Influence the Politics of Language; G.Puzey The Revitalization of Basque and the Linguistic Landscape of Donostia-San Sebastian; D.Gorter , J.Aiestaran & J.Cenoz All is Quiet on the Eastern Front? Language Contact along the French-German Language Border in Belgium; L.Van Mensel & J.Darquennes PART III: THE DISTRIBUTIVE APPROACH TO LINGUISTIC LANDSCAPE The Linguistic Landscape of Three Streets in Barcelona: Patterns of Language Visibility in Public Space; E.Long & L.Comajoan The Linguistic Landscapes of Chi?in?u and Vilnius: Linguistic Landscape and the Representation of Minority Languages in Two Post-Soviet Capitals; S.Muth Multilingual Societies Versus Monolingual States: the Linguistic Landscapes in Italy and Brunei Darussalam; P.Coluzzi Using Linguistic Landscape to Examine the Visibility of Sami Languages in the North Calotte; H.Salo PART IV: FRESH PERSPECTIVES ON LINGUISTIC LANDSCAPE Discourse Coalitions For and Against Minority Languages on Signs: Linguistic Landscape as a Social Issue; E.Szabo-Gilinger , M.Sloboda , L.Simi?i? & D.Vigers The Linguistic Landscape of Educational Spaces: Language Revitalization and Schools in Southeastern Estonia; K.D.Brown The Material Culture of Multilingualism; L.Aronin & M.O Laoire Minority Languages through the Lens of the Linguistic Landscape; L.Van Mensel , H.F.Marten & D.Gorter Index

Editorial Reviews

'Overall, this is a very interesting volume that gathers together a wide ranging set of case studies and analyses of the LL and its implications for minority languages and minorities themselves. Many of the chapters break new ground, either in terms of the language varieties or geographical locations they consider, or the theoretical positions and research methodologies they combine... This is an inmportant work for anyone interested in LL research and on the status of minority languages. It comprehensively demonstrates the inter-disciplinary nature of LL research, showcasing the wealth of data available and the robust theoretically informative lenses through which the representation of minority languages and cultures may be understood.' Maggie Scott, University of Salford, Current Issues in Language Planning, Sept. 2012