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  • Handbook of Language and Ethnic Identityby Joshua A. Fishman

    Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 144.99

    A comprehensive introduction to the connection between language and ethnicity. The "ethnic revival" of the 1980s and 90s has caused a substantial change in understanding of this connection, and this book explores the area from an international and interdisciplinary perspective. more...

  • European Vernacular Literacyby Joshua A. Fishman

    Channel View Publications 2010; US$ 19.95

    In this major new text, Joshua Fishman charts the rise of vernacular literacy in Europe, and the major social, economic, religious, political, demographic, educational and philosophical changes that attended it. Following the story up until the present day, the book examines the people who became leaders of the growth of vernacular literacy in Europe,... more...

  • Yiddish: Turning to Lifeby Joshua A. Fishman

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1991; US$ 224.00

    Worldwide interest in Yiddish has often concentrated on its secular forms of expression: its literature, its theater, its journalism and its political-party associations. This all-encompassing study, covers these phenomena as well as investigating the demographic and political mushrooming of Yiddish-speaking Ultra-Orthodoxy, both in America and in... more...

  • DO NOT Leave Your Language Aloneby Joshua Fishman

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 43.95

    This book, focused on corpus planning in language policy, provides a broad, integrative framework and also discusses multiple languages in detail. It provides readers with great familiarity with a wide range of language cases and at the same time gives them the theoretical tools and analysis to see how they inter-relate. The novelty of this volume... more...

  • The Earliest Stage of Language Planningby Joshua A. Fishman

    De Gruyter Mouton 1993; US$ 133.00

    The Earliest Stage of Language Planning: The "First Congress" Phenomenon (Contributions to the Sociology of Language). more...

  • Explorations in the Sociology of Language and Religionby Tope Omoniyi; Joshua A. Fishman

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2006; US$ 180.00

    The Sociology of Language and Religion (SLR) is still in its infancy as a sub-discipline in the macrosociolinguistic tradition. It is therefore no coincidence that the editorial collaboration to produce its first definitive text Explorations in the Sociology of Language and Religion has involved Joshua A. Fishman, often cited in the literature as... more...

  • Handbook of Language and Ethnic Identity, 2by Joshua Fishman; Ofelia Garcia

    Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 98.99

    Like the first volume, The Handbook of Language and Ethnic Identity, Volume 2 is a reference work on the interconnection between language and ethnic identity. In this volume, 37 new essays provide a systematic look at different language and ethnic identity efforts, assess their relative successes and failures, and place the cases on a success-failure... more...

  • Introduction to Test Construction in the Social and Behavioral Sciencesby Joshua A. Fishman; Tomás Galguera

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2003; US$ 32.99

    Offers beginning researchers in psychology and education with limited statistics backgrounds a practical, hands-on guide to the preparation, assessment, and development of quantitative research instruments. more...

  • The Multilingual Appleby Joshua A. Fishman; Ofelia García

    De Gruyter Mouton 2001; US$ 56.00

    This book will be of special interest to the general reader concerned with the issue of language in the United States, as well as the language specialist and sociolinguist. It has been written to inform those wishing to learn more about the role that languages other than English have had, and continue to have, in the life of the most important United... more...

  • Developing Minority Language Resourcesby Guadalupe Valdés; Joshua A. Fishman; Rebecca Chávez

    Multilingual Matters 2006; US$ 49.95

    This book documents ongoing language shift to English among by Latino professionals in California. It then describes current instructional practices used in the teaching of Spanish as an academic subject at the high school and university levels to ?heritage? language students who, although educated entirely in English, acquired Spanish at home as a... more...