Multiple Voices An Introduction to Bilingualism

ISBN-10: 0631219374
ISBN-13: 9780631219378
Edition: 2006
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Book details

List price: $51.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/11/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 472
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.024
Language: English

This text provides a comprehensive overview of all major asepcts of bilingualism. It is primarily concerned with bilingualism as a socio-political phenomenon in the world and, as such, emphasizes languages in contact, language maintenance and shift, language policy, and bilingual education.

Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Multiple Voices: The Word from China
Introduction
Bilinguals and their languages
Views about bilinguals
Learning a second language
Where did bilingualism come from?
Linguists: what they know and don't know
Why so many languages?
The rationale for many languages today
Attitudes about language
Linguistics and bilingualism
Why bilingualism matters to you
Bilingualism: Practical considerations
How the book is organized
Words and phrases to remember
What's a Language?
What's a Dialect?
What "Social Work" do they do?
Multiple voices: the word from italy
Introduction
What counts as a language?
Problems with mutual intelligibility
Dialects as groupings under a language
The written language and dialects
Identifying the standard dialect
Who speaks a dialect?
Summing up
Words and phrases to remember
Who is a Bilingual?
What Factors Promote Bilingualism?
Multiple voices: the word from ecuador
Introduction
Who is a bilingual?
Defining bilingualism
Factors promoting bilingualism
Conditions of displacement
Summing up
Words and phrases to remember
Language Maintenance and Shift
Multiple voices: the word from algerians in france
Introduction
Three useful models of community organization
Allocation of varieties
Diglossia and domains
Maintenance or shift?
Representative case studies
The younger generation and bilingualism
Separating language maintenance from cultural maintenance
Summing up
Words and phrases to remember
Ideologies and Attitudes
Multiple voices: the word from papua new guinea
Introduction
Language attitudes vs. cultural ideologies
Power and the economy of language
How languages identify groups
Language attitudes
Theoretical models and the expression of attitudes
Language ideology
Summing up
Words and phrases to remember
The Social Motivations for Language
Use in Interpersonal Interactions
Multiple voices: the word from turks in the netherlands
Introduction
Linguistic varieties as social indices
More than meets the ear
Language varieties absorb meanings from situations
Speakers have their own motivations for choices, too
Models to explain conversational choices
What accommodation means
Markedness Model: another model of social motivations
Code choices within a Conversation Analysis approach
Summary on explaining bilingual choices
Summing up
Words and phrases to remember
Inter-Cultural Communication
Multiple voices: the word from indians in england
Introduction
Languages are different and so are cultures
Dividing up societies as individualistic or collectivistic
High- and low-context messages
Five areas of potential differences
Is silence golden?
Ideas about "good" conversational routines differ
The faces of politeness
How to ask for something in different cultures
Cross-cultural ideas about power differentials
Managing cross-cultural conflicts
Summing up
Words and phrases to remember
Lexical Borrowing
Multiple voices: the word from kenya
Introduction
Lexical borrowing
Cultural and core borrowings
Core borrowings
Less direct borrowings
How borrowed words are integrated
Morphological integration
Nouns versus other categories
What borrowings can tell us
Summing up
Words and phrases to remember
What Happens to Grammars in Bilingual Contacts
Multiple voices: the word

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