Readership: This volume will appeal to sociolinguists and social scientists.
Edited by Joshua Fishman, Distinguished University Research Professor of Social Sciences, Emeritus, Yeshiva University, and Ofelia Garcia, Professor of Urban Education, The City University of New York
Joshua Fishamn is Distinguished University Research Professor of Social Sciences, Emeritus at Yeshiva University.
Ofelia García is Professor of Urban Education and Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Literatures and Languages at the Graduate Center, The City University of New York.
Joshua A. Fishman and Ofelia Garca: Forward
1: Joshua A. Fishman: Examining Contrarianism: The Success-Failure Continuum in Language and Ethnic-Identity Efforts
2: Neville Alexander: Afrikaans: Success or Failure?
3: Peter Unseth: Invention of Scripts in West Africa for Ethnic Revitalization
4: Fatima Sadiqi: The Teaching of Amazigh (Berber) in Morocco
5: Moja Ennaji: The Promotion of Moroccan Arabic: Successes and Failures
6: Mohamed Daoud: The Survival of French in Tunisian Identity
7: Ghil'ad Zuckermann: Hebrew Revivalists' Goals vis a vis the Emerging Israeli Language
8: Django Paris and Arnetha F. Ball: African American language in U.S. Education and Society: A Story of Success and Failure
9: Miriam Eisenstein Ebsworth and Timothy John Ebsworth: Learning English in Puerto Rico: An Approach-Avoidance Conflict?
10: David F. Marshall: The Reforming of English Spelling
11: Serafín M. Coronel-Molina: Quechua Language Policy and Planning in Peru
12: Aurolyn Luykx: Paradoxes of Quechua Language Revitalization in Bolivia: Back and forth Along the Success-Failure Continuum
13: Robert B. Kaplan and Richard B. Baldauf, Jr.: North Korea's Language Revision and Some Unforeseen Consequences
14: Shouhui Zhao and Richard B. Baldauf, Jr.: Simplifying Chinese Characters: Not a Simple Matter
15: David Bradley: Problems of Orthography Development for the Yi in China
16: M. Obaidul Hamid: Planning for Failure: English and Language Policy and Planning in Bangladesh
17: Phyllis Ghim-Lian Chew: The Emergence, Role, and Future of the Malay in Singapore