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作者 Cunningham, Dr. Denis
書名 Language Diversity in the Pacific : Endangerment and Survival
出版項 Clevedon : Channel View Publications, 2006
©2006
國際標準書號 9781853598685 (electronic bk.)
9781853598678
book jacket
版本 1st ed
說明 1 online resource (229 pages)
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
系列 Multilingual Matters
Multilingual Matters
附註 Intro -- Contents -- Foreword -- Editors' Note -- Chapter 1 Language Diversity in the Pacific: Endangerment and Survival: An Overview -- Chapter 2 The World Languages Review: Some Data -- Chapter 3 Naming Languages, Drawing Language Boundaries and Maintaining Languages with Special Reference to the Linguistic Situation in Papua New Guinea -- Chapter 4 Obstacles to Creating an Inventory of Languages in Indonesia: A Dialectology Perspective -- Chapter 5 Keeping Track of Indigenous Language Endangerment in Australia -- Chapter 6 Papua New Guinea's Languages: Will They Survive? -- Chapter 7 Language Endangerment and Globalisation in the Pacific -- Chapter 8 Endangered Languages of China and South-East Asia -- Chapter 9 On the Edge of the Pacific: Indonesia and East Timor -- Chapter 10 The Future of the Languages of Vanuatu and New Caledonia -- Chapter 11 Trends and Shifts in Community Language Use in Australia, 1986-1996 -- Chapter 12 Directions for Linguistic Research: Forging Partnerships in Language Development and Expansion of the Domains of Use of Australia's Indigenous Languages -- Chapter 13 The Contribution of Language Education to the Maintenance and Development of Australia's Language Resources -- Chapter 14 Globalisation, Language and Technology: Some Recommendations -- The Contributors
The Southwest Pacific constitutes the richest linguistic region of the world. That rich resource cannot be taken for granted. Some of its languages have already been lost; many more are under threat. The challenge is to describe the languages that exist today and to adopt policies that will support their maintenance
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鏈接 Print version: Cunningham, Dr. Denis Language Diversity in the Pacific : Endangerment and Survival Clevedon : Channel View Publications,c2006 9781853598678
主題 Language and languages -- Variation.;Pacific Area -- Languages
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Alt Author Ingram, Prof. David E
Sumbuk, Prof. Kenneth
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