Cloth $69.95 ISBN: 9780708316672 Published December 2000 For sale in North and South America, Australia, and New Zealand only

Language Revitilization: Policy and Planning in Wales

Colin H. Williams

Language Revitilization: Policy and Planning in Wales
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Colin H. Williams

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388 pages | 9-1/5 x 6-1/10
Cloth $69.95 ISBN: 9780708316672 Published December 2000 For sale in North and South America, Australia, and New Zealand only
Regional & Federal Studies

Language Revitalization moves several steps beyond the political rhetoric in its imaginative and sensitive approaches towards the challenges of Welsh language policy and planning.” –Regional & Federal Studies

Forum for Modern Language Studies

“This is a seminal volume placing language where it belongs, in the centre of social, political, economic, and cultural life.” –Forum for Modern Language Studies

Language in Society

“. . . an excellent, state-of-the-art volume by top specialists . . . an excellent presentation of the current language issues in Wales, this collection of articles is useful reading for anyone interested in language planning issues in general, and it offers abundant fodder for revitalization programs in search of inspiration and practical ideas.” –Language in Society

Contents
Colin H. Williams, Introduction: Language Revitalization
 
Hywel Jones and Colin H. Williams, The Statistical Basis for Welsh Language Planning
 
The Welsh Language Board, Language Revitalization: the Role of the Welsh Language Board
 
Colin Baker and Meirion Prys Jones, Welsh Language Education: A Strategy for Revitalization
 
Glyn E. Jones and Colin H. Williams, The Development of Welsh-Medium Education in Cardiff
 
Heni Gruffudd, Planning for the Use of Welsh by Young People
 
Steve Morris, Adult Education, Language Revival and Language Planning
 
Colin H. Williams, Community Empowerment Through Language Planning Intervention
 
Cefin Cambell, The Development of Mentrau Iaith
 
Jeremy Evas, Declining Density: A Danger for the Language
 
Nicholas Gardner, Maite Puigdevall Serralvo and Colin H. Williams, Language Planning in West European Perspective: Ireland, the Basque Country and Catalonia
 
Colin H. Williams, Conclusion
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