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Language problems of developing nations / Joshua A. Fishman, Charles A. Ferguson, Jyotirindra Das Gupta, editors.

; Ferguson, Charles A. (Charles Albert), 1921-1998 ; Dasgupta, Jyotirindra, compiler
New York : Wiley, [1968] .
ISBN 9780471261605, 0471261602

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Other Authors Dasgupta, Jyotirindra,
Ferguson, Charles A. 1921-1998.
Subjects Developing countries -- Languages.
Developing countries.
Language and languages.
Nationale identiteit.
Ontwikkelingslanden.
Pays en voie de développement -- Langues.
Sociolinguistics.
Sociolinguistique.
Standaardtaal.
Taalpolitiek.
Description xv, 521 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm
Copyright Date [1968]
Notes "Most of the essays presented in this book were papers prepared for a conference on the language problems of the developing nations at Airlie House, Warrenton, Virginia, November 1-3, 1966.": preface.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : Sociolinguistics and the language problems of developing countries / Joshua A. Fishman -- Language diversity and national development / Jyotirindra Das Gupta -- Language development / Charles A. Ferguson.
Integrative summary : Language problems and types of political and sociocultural integration: a conceptual summary / Joshua A. Fishman.
Language and national development : Theoretical formulations : Nationality-nationalism and nation-nationism / Joshua A. Fishman -- Some contrasts between linguistically homogeneous and linguistically heterogeneous polities / Joshua A. Fishman -- Notes concerning a language-nation typology / Heinz Kloss -- Language, modernization and nationhood: an attempt at typology / Dankwart Rustow -- Sociological factors of language maintenance and language shift / A. Tabouret-Keller -- Localized situations : Some linguistic problems of nation-building in Negro Africa / Pierre Alexandre -- North African problems and prospects: language and identity / Charles F. Gallagher -- Language, communication and control in north India / Joytirindra Das Gupta and John J. Gumperz -- Linguistic integration and national development: a case study of the Jebel Marra area, Sudan / Ali A. Mazrui -- Language problems of the national integration in Nigeria: the special position of Hausa / John N. Paden -- Language and "nationalism" in South Africa / Pierre L. Van Den Berghe.
Language planning, standardization, and policy : Language policies and language practices in West Africa / Robert G. Armstrong -- The Israeli Koine as an emergent national standard / Haim Blanc -- St. Stefan of Perm and applied linguistics / Charles A. Ferguson -- The Scandinavian languages as cultural artifacts / Einar Haugen -- Some general aspects of "language" problems and "language" policy in developing societies / Jiri V. Neustupný -- The choice of official languages in the Democratic Republic of the Congo / Edgar Polomé -- Language standardization in a diglossia situation: Haiti / Albert Valdman -- Ideal and reality in national language policy: a case study from Tanzania / W.H. Whiteley -- Papua-New Guinea nationhood: the problems of a national language / Stephen A. Wurm -- Hausa in West Africa: remarks on contemporary role and functions / Petr Zima.
Literature and education : Language problems and literacy / John Bowers -- Bilingual education in the Andes of Peru / Donald H. Burns -- Swahili in modern East Africa / Lyndon Harries -- Problems to be faced in the use of English as the medium of education in four West Indian territories / Robert B. Le Page -- Writer and journalist in the transitional society / Herbert Passin -- The British heresy in TESL / Clifford H. Prator -- Language education in Paraguay / Joan Rubin.
Geographic Area Developing countries
Network Numbers (OCoLC)449755
(OCoLC)ocm00449755
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WorldCat Identities Fishman, Joshua A.,
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