Linguistic Genocide in Education - or Worldwide Diversity and Human Rights?
By (author) Tove Skutnabb-Kangas
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Linguistic Genocide in Education - or Worldwide Diversity and Human Rights? by Tove Skutnabb-Kangas
Book DescriptionIn this powerful, multidisciplinary book, Tove Skutnabb-Kangas shows how most indigenous and minority education contributes to linguistic genocide according to United Nations definitions. Theory is combined with a wealth of factual encyclopedic information and with many examples and vignettes. The examples come from all parts of the world and try to avoid Eurocentrism. Oriented toward theory and practice, facts and evaluations, and reflection and action, the book prompts readers to find information about the world and their local contexts, to reflect and to act. A Web site with additional resource materials to this book can be found at http://www.ruc.dk/~tovesk/
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780805834673
(229mm x 152mm x mm)
Imprint: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates Inc
Publisher: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates Inc
Publish Date: 14-Mar-2000
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Tove Skutnabb-Kangas
Revitalising Indigenous Languages, Paperback (January 2013)
This book offers a language revitalisation method that can be used with Indigenous and minority languages, especially in cases where the native language has been lost among people of a working age. It gives practical examples and a theoretical frame of reference for how to plan, organise and implement an intensive language programme.
Social Justice Through Multilingual Education, Paperback (July 2009)» View all books by Tove Skutnabb-Kangas
Most Indigenous and minority children are not provided with multilingual education, which would enable them to succeed both in school and in society. In this important book, experts from around the world show how multilingual education can be provided, and what it can achieve.
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