The Resource Discourses of endangerment : ideology and interest in the defence of languages, edited by Alexandre Duchêne and Monica Heller

Discourses of endangerment : ideology and interest in the defence of languages, edited by Alexandre Duchêne and Monica Heller

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Discourses of endangerment : ideology and interest in the defence of languages
Title
Discourses of endangerment
Title remainder
ideology and interest in the defence of languages
Statement of responsibility
edited by Alexandre Duchêne and Monica Heller
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Subject
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Language
eng
Summary
Current academic discussions and public debates about language frequently focus on the importance of defending languages against various kinds of dangers. Many of these current debates attach great importance to linguistic diversity. The debates focus on defending institutionalized languages against multilingualism, or conversely defending minority languages against the incursion of larger ones, especially the spread of English. In both cases, languages are constructed as autonomous wholes, held to need defending against attack. This book challenges such a view of language, to argue that the d
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Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
306.44
Index
index present
LC call number
P40.5.L33 D57 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Advances in sociolinguistics
Label
Discourses of endangerment : ideology and interest in the defence of languages, edited by Alexandre Duchêne and Monica Heller
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn746853997
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 290 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781847063229
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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not applicable
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.b26287365
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unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)746853997
  • pebcs1283271494
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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