Endangered Languages

Beliefs and Ideologies in Language Documentation and Revitalisation
Author(s): 
Austin, Peter K.
Author(s): 
Sallabank, Julia
ISBN: 
9780197265765
Date published: 
September 2014
Hardback |c c |d
Price: 
£75.00

Minority languages are abandoned as people switch to larger languages and governments promote linguistic unity. This volume examines beliefs about endangered languages among speakers and linguists, which have important implications for preserving endangered languages, as well as for language policy at local, national and international levels.