Maintaining Minority Languages in Transnational Contexts

  • Anne Pauwels
  • Joanne Winter
  • Joseph Lo Bianco

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Managing and Maintaining Minority Languages in the Era of Globalization: Challenges for Europe and Australia

  3. Demography and Meaning

  4. Policy and Planning

  5. Policy and Practice in Specific Settings

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 201-209

About this book


Deals with challenges to the maintenance of minority (or community) languages in this era of globalization and increasing transnational movements of people. The contributors, experts in language policy, language maintenance and multilingualism offer complementary perspectives from Australia and Europe on the maintenance of linguistic diversity.


Australia communication comparative education English Europe knowledge language language policy migrant minority language multilingualism planning policy proposition

Editors and affiliations

  • Anne Pauwels
    • 1
  • Joanne Winter
    • 1
  • Joseph Lo Bianco
    • 2
  1. 1.The University of Western AustraliaAustralia
  2. 2.The University of MelbourneAustralia

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