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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Language Documentation in Diaspora Communities

Daniel Kaufman and Ross Perlin.

in The Oxford Handbook of Endangered Languages

September 2018; p ublished online August 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Sociolinguistics; Anthropological Linguistics. 8880 words.

Due to environmental, economic, and social factors, cities are increasingly absorbing speakers of endangered languages. In this chapter, the authors examine some of the ways that...

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Toponymy

David Nash and Jane Simpson.

in The Oxford Handbook of Linguistic Fieldwork

November 2011; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Linguistics; Anthropological Linguistics. 4863 words.

This article demonstrates toponymy recording and analyzing placenames in a language-specific area. Placenames are the most direct link between a language and its territory, current or...

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Including Music and the Temporal Arts in Language Documentation

Linda Barwick.

in The Oxford Handbook of Linguistic Fieldwork

November 2011; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Linguistics; Anthropological Linguistics. 5823 words.

This article enumerates the importance of music and the temporal arts in documenting a language. It is intended for linguistic researchers preparing to undertake fieldwork, probably...

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Ethical Issues in Linguistic Fieldwork

Keren Rice.

in The Oxford Handbook of Linguistic Fieldwork

November 2011; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Linguistics; Anthropological Linguistics. 10711 words.

This article exemplifies some of the ethical issues that abound the linguistic fieldwork. In the past decade or so, there has been a resurgence of attention to ethics in linguistic...

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Design and Implementation of Collaborative Language Documentation Projects

Racquel-María Sapién.

in The Oxford Handbook of Endangered Languages

September 2018; p ublished online August 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Sociolinguistics; Anthropological Linguistics. 9499 words.

Academic work with endangered languages has been criticized for failing to consider speech community members' needs. Recent calls to better integrate speech community needs have led many...

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Myaamiaataweenki

Daryl Baldwin and David J. Costa.

in The Oxford Handbook of Endangered Languages

September 2018; p ublished online August 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Sociolinguistics; Anthropological Linguistics. 8597 words.

The discussion around indigenous language revitalization must include languages “reawakening” after a period of dormancy. New paradigms are needed to describe the developing role of...

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Indigenous Language Rights—Miner’s Canary or Mariner’s Tern?

Teresa L. McCarty.

in The Oxford Handbook of Endangered Languages

September 2018; p ublished online August 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Sociolinguistics; Anthropological Linguistics. 9753 words.

Drawing on the international literature in language planning and policy, this chapter examines Indigenous language rights. Like the diagnostic “miner’s canary,” the rights accorded or...

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The Design and Implementation of Documentation Projects for Spoken Languages

Shobhana Chelliah.

in The Oxford Handbook of Endangered Languages

September 2018; p ublished online August 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Sociolinguistics; Anthropological Linguistics. 9138 words.

The goal of this chapter is to provide a blueprint for planning a language documentation project. The scope is limited to the documentation of languages with average vitality but the...

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Ethics in Language Documentation and Revitalization

Jeff Good.

in The Oxford Handbook of Endangered Languages

September 2018; p ublished online August 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Sociolinguistics; Anthropological Linguistics. 9786 words.

The increasing emphasis that linguistics has placed on the documentation and revitalization of the world’s endangered languages has brought more scholars of language into contact with...

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New Media for Endangered Languages

Laura Buszard-Welcher.

in The Oxford Handbook of Endangered Languages

September 2018; p ublished online August 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Sociolinguistics; Anthropological Linguistics. 9205 words.

This chapter presents three technologies essential to enabling any language in the digital domain: language identifiers (ISO 639-3), Unicode (including fonts and keyboards), and the...

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Language Revitalization in Kindergarten

Apay Tang.

in The Oxford Handbook of Endangered Languages

September 2018; p ublished online August 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Sociolinguistics; Anthropological Linguistics. 8420 words.

This study explores whether a Truku Seediq kindergarten immersion program in Taiwan has contributed to stemming indigenous language erosion. The preliminary results suggest areas for...

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Māori

Jeanette King.

in The Oxford Handbook of Endangered Languages

September 2018; p ublished online August 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Sociolinguistics; Anthropological Linguistics. 9572 words.

Te Reo Māori, the Māori language, the indigenous language of New Zealand, is one of the most well known of the languages classified as being endangered. With revitalization efforts starting...

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Climate Change and Its Consequences for Cultural and Language Endangerment

Christopher P. Dunn.

in The Oxford Handbook of Endangered Languages

September 2018; p ublished online August 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Sociolinguistics; Anthropological Linguistics. 8934 words.

Climate change is arguably one of the most pressing issues facing humanity. The implications for natural ecological (terrestrial and marine) and agricultural systems are enormous. The...

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Interdisciplinary Language Documentation

Gary Holton.

in The Oxford Handbook of Endangered Languages

September 2018; p ublished online August 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Sociolinguistics; Anthropological Linguistics. 9678 words.

Documenting the linguistic practices of an endangered-language community necessarily crosses the boundaries of fields other than linguistics, as these practices encode a rich knowledge of...

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Funding the Documentation and Revitalization of Endangered Languages

Susan Penfield.

in The Oxford Handbook of Endangered Languages

September 2018; p ublished online August 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Sociolinguistics; Anthropological Linguistics. 7779 words.

The funding of documentation and revitalization projects within the field of endangered languages can be challenging. There are few, but significant, sources that are directed toward this...

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Teaching Linguists to Document Endangered Languages

Carol Genetti.

in The Oxford Handbook of Endangered Languages

September 2018; p ublished online August 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Sociolinguistics; Anthropological Linguistics. 8700 words.

Language documentation is a complex undertaking requiring varied technical and interpersonal skills, in addition to a strong foundation in linguistics. A full training program would...

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Training Language Activists to Support Endangered Languages

Nora C. England.

in The Oxford Handbook of Endangered Languages

September 2018; p ublished online August 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Sociolinguistics; Anthropological Linguistics. 9222 words.

Training speakers of Mayan languages to be linguists is described over a forty-year period. Most Mayas who have participated in such training have been language activists as well, thus...

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Afterword

David Crystal.

in The Oxford Handbook of Endangered Languages

September 2018; p ublished online August 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Sociolinguistics; Anthropological Linguistics. 4935 words.

This afterword looks back over the articles in the book, using a developmental metaphor to identify the stage that endangerment linguistics seems to have reached. Pure and applied aspects...

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Traditional and Local Knowledge Systems as Language Legacies Critical for Conservation

Will C. McClatchey.

in The Oxford Handbook of Endangered Languages

September 2018; p ublished online August 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Sociolinguistics; Anthropological Linguistics. 8883 words.

This chapter briefly addresses some of the issue and concerns about documentation and preservation of traditional and local knowledge about the environment and biodiversity, particularly as...

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Botanical Collecting

Barry J. Conn.

in The Oxford Handbook of Linguistic Fieldwork

November 2011; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Linguistics; Anthropological Linguistics; Semantics. 10818 words.

This article illustrates the requirement of plants and their association with people. Since plants are a very important part of the material and cultural heritage of all communities, those...

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