Indigenous Language Acquisition, Maintenance, and Loss and Current Language Policies

Indigenous Language Acquisition, Maintenance, and Loss and Current Language Policies

Author: Okamura, Toru

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781799829614

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 302

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The world’s linguistic map has changed in recent years due to the vast disappearance of indigenous languages. Many factors affect the alteration of languages in various areas of the world including governmental policies, education, and colonization. As indigenous languages continue to be affected by modern influences, there is a need for research on the current state of native linguistics that remain across the globe. Indigenous Language Acquisition, Maintenance, and Loss and Current Language Policies is a collection of innovative research on the diverse policies, influences, and frameworks of indigenous languages in various regions of the world. It discusses the maintenance, attrition, or loss of the indigenous languages; language status in the society; language policies; and the grammatical characteristics of the indigenous language that people maintained and spoke. This book is ideally designed for anthropologists, language professionals, linguists, cultural researchers, geographers, educators, government officials, policymakers, academicians, and students.
Indigenous Language Acquisition, Maintenance, and Loss and Current Language Policies
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