New Speakers of Minority Languages: Linguistic Ideologies and Practices (PDF) represents the primary assortment specifically dedicated to New Speaker Studies, concentrating on language ideologies and practices of audio system in a variety of minority language communities. Over 13 chapters, it employs the brand new speaker lens to analyze not solely linguistic points, equivalent to language change and variation, phonetics, language acquisition, morphosyntax, code-switching, but in addition sociolinguistic points, equivalent to integration, legitimacy, and motivation in language studying and use. Besides encompassing a variety of languages – Basque, Galician, Giernesiei Breton, Irish, Scottish Gaelic, and Welsh – and their completely different sociolinguistic circumstances, the chapters additionally cowl a collection of interactional settings: institutional settings, media, and the house area, and additionally completely different contexts for turning into a brand new speaker of a minority language, equivalent to by way of schooling or by migration. This assortment exhibits an output by a vigorous community of researchers: it’s going to attraction to researchers, lecturers, and postgraduate college students working within the area of sociolinguistics, language coverage, utilized linguistics, and these working inside minority language communities.
“The ebook is obviously written for graduate students and researchers, but the issues discussed throughout may also be of interest to a broader readership, mainly language activists and language teachers. … Overall, this ebook makes an important contribution to the literature. … Many of the issues treated in this collection will be known to scholars of language contact and shift, but the chapters offer a new perspective on many of them.” — Colin J. Flynn, Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, December 26, 2019
“It is the first ebook on new speakers that examines the practical implications of new speaker theory on populations and includes quantitative studies into a largely qualitative field. … most of the more predominant voices in new speaker theory are present in the ebook, this volume is sure to become crucial reading for all those with interest in this developing field, particularly concerning minority languages.” — Deirdre A. Dunlevy, Language Policy, Vol. 18, 2019
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