Living Languages and New Approaches to Language Revitalisation Research

Living Languages and New Approaches to Language Revitalisation Research

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781351977944
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 09/20/2017
Series: Routledge Studies in Sociolinguistics
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 292
File size: 5 MB

About the Author

Tonya N. Stebbins is Associate Professor of Linguistics at La Trobe University. She has two decades of experience with language revitalisation projects in Canada, Papua New Guinea and Australia and experience consulting in Health, Community Services and Education.

Kris Eira is a community-based linguist at the Victorian Aboriginal Corporation for Languages who has worked in language revitalisation in southeast Australia for 16 years.

Vicki Couzens is Keerray Woorroong Gunditjmara; Senior Knowledge Holder for Possum Skin Cloak Story and Gunditjmara Mother Tongue. Vicki’s contributions in the reclamation, regeneration and revitalisation of cultural knowledge and practices extend across the ‘arts and creative cultural expression’. Vicki acknowledges her Ancestors and Elders who guide her in her work.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction

2. Decolonising Linguistic Practices

3. Concepts

4. Description of the Model

5. Applying the Model

6. A Typology of Revival Languages

7. Language Revival in Practice

8. Meeting Points (Implications)

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