New perspectives on endangered languages : bridging gaps by José Antonio Flores Farfán, Fernando F. Ramallo

By José Antonio Flores Farfán, Fernando F. Ramallo

Figuring out sociolinguistics as a theoretical and methodological framework confidently might try to advertise switch and social improvement in human groups. but it nonetheless offers vital political, epistemological, methodological and theoretical demanding situations. A sociolinguistics of improvement, within which the revitalization of linguistic groups is the concern, opens new views for the rising field Read more...

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