Transcending Monolingualism (Multilingualism and Linguistic Diversity Series 2): Llinguistic Revitalisationg in Education


This volume describes a wide range of educational situations where linguistic revitalization is currently taking place.
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Transcending Monolingualism: Linguistic Revitalization in Education

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This volume describes a wide range of educational situations where linguistic revitalization is currently taking place.
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Table of Contents

Series editor's foreword
Linguistic revitalisation in education: An introduction 1
Minority rights in education: International rules and trends 19
Life or death for languages and human beings - Experiences from Saamiland 35
"Do as I say, not as I do." Legitimate language in bilingual Malta! 55
Possibilities for educational language choice in multilingual Guinea-Bissau 67
Revitalisation through immersion - A new road to Sorbian language maintenance? 89
Linguistic revitalisation in Kerelia: Pre-school, school and higher education 103
The impact of Norwegian language policy at the micro-level: Saami language maintenance and school-based revitalisation 117
The role of Kurdish children's literature for language maintenance 129
Language pedagogy and language revitalisation: Experiences from the Ecuadorian Andes and beyond 149
From apartheid to democracy: The role of linguistic practices in schools 167
Borderlands of identity - Revitalising language and cultural knowledge in a Navajo community living apart 193
"We'll have to take it back!" Reclaiming Meankieli in a Tornedalian school in Sweden 225
Changing borders, changing identities: Language and school in the bilingual region of Carinthia 243
Linguistic revitalisation in the Faroes: From vernacular towards national status 259
Mother tongue education for revitalising a vigorous language? The case of Monguor, a minority language in China 277
Contributors 293
Indices 299
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