Multilingual Europe (häftad)
Fler böcker inom
Häftad (Paperback / softback)
Antal sidor
illustrated ed
De Gruyter Mouton
Extra, Guus
black & white illustrations, black & white tables, maps, figures
230 x 155 x 20 mm
520 g
Antal komponenter
Multilingual Europe (häftad)

Multilingual Europe

Facts and Policies

Häftad Engelska, 2008-12-12
  • Skickas inom 10-15 vardagar.
  • Gratis frakt inom Sverige över 159 kr för privatpersoner.
Kan tyvärr inte längre levereras innan julafton.
Finns även som
Visa alla 1 format & utgåvor
This book offers an inclusive perspective on the constellation of languages in Europe by taking into account official state languages, regional minority languages and immigrant minority languages. Although "celebrating linguistic diversity" is one of the key propositions in the European discourse on multilingualism and language policies, this device holds for these three types of languages in a decreasing order. All three types of languages, however, are constituent parts of a multilingual European identity and should be taken into account in any type of language policy. Both facts and policies on multilingualism and plurilingual education are addressed in case studies at the national and European level. The selection of case studies is based on a careful weighing of geographical spread of countries and languages across Europe on the one hand, and availability of established expert knowledge on the other. After an Introduction to the theme of the book (Guus Extra and Durk Gorter), Part I deals with official state languages with a focus on the spread of English as lingua franca across Europe (Juliane House), on French and France (Dennis Ager), on Polish in Poland and abroad (Justyna Lesniewska), and on language constellations in the Baltic States (Gabrielle Hogan-Brun). Part II deals with regional minority languages with a focus on Catalan in Spain (Francesc Xavier Vila i Moreno), Frisian in the Netherlands (Durk Gorter et al.), Hungarian as a minority language in Central Europe (Susan Gal), and Saami in the Nordic countries (Mikael Svonni). Part III deals with immigrant minority languages in the United Kingdom (Viv Edwards), Sweden (Lilian Nygren-Junkin), Italy (Monica Barni and Carla Bagna) and Europe at large (Guus Extra and Kutlay Yagmur).
Visa hela texten

Passar bra ihop

  1. Multilingual Europe
  2. +
  3. Linguistic Landscape

De som köpt den här boken har ofta också köpt Linguistic Landscape av Elana Shohamy, Durk Gorter (häftad).

Köp båda 2 för 1198 kr


Har du läst boken? Sätt ditt betyg »

Fler böcker av författarna

Recensioner i media

"The book's contribution lies in its call for a common European language policy that takes these new realities into account and in its provision of a highly informative resource for a contemporary European language policy research."Kerry Taylor-Leech in: Language Policy 9/2010

Övrig information

Guus Extra, Tilburg University, The Netherlands; Durk Gorter, Ikerbasque- University of the Basque Country, Donostia/San Sebastian, Spain.