Wednesday, August 30, 2006

[MLE] Book review "Language Planning and Education"

Dear Interest group,
This book might be of interest to you. I have heard at least one person mentioning that it is very good.
Regards,
Karsten

Karsten van Riezen
Education Consultant, SIL Int.
Director
SIL, South Asia Group.

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Sent: Sunday, August 27, 2006 12:25 AM
Subject: {AILA Research Network on Language Policy} Book review
Announced at http://linguistlist.org/issues/17/17-929.html
AUTHOR: Ferguson, Gibson
TITLE: Language Planning and Education
SERIES: Edinburgh Textbooks in Applied Linguistics
PUBLISHER: Edinburgh University Press
YEAR: 2006

Jean Jacques Weber, Department of English, University of Luxembourg

Gibson Ferguson's LANGUAGE PLANNING AND EDUCATION is the latest in a
growing series of textbooks on language policy published in the last couple
of years (after Wright 2004, Spolsky 2004, Ricento 2006, Shohamy 2006). It
distinguishes itself from these competitors through its specific focus on
educational aspects of language planning. It consists of seven chapters,
followed by a brief chapter with discussion questions and further reading
suggestions.

The review is at
http://linguistlist.org/issues/17/17-2394.html 


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