TABOURET-KELLER, Andrée, Robert B. Le PAGE, Penelope GARDNER-CHLOROS CARRINGTON, Lawrence D. KWAN-TERRY, Anna GERBAULT, Jeannine
Title: Vernacular Literacy : A Re-Evaluation. By members of The International Group for the Study of Language Standardization and the Vernacularization of Literacy (IGLSVL). Oxford Studies in Anthropological Linguistics, No. 13.
Publisher:  Clarendon Press / Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1997, ISBN:0198237138
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TABOURET-KELLER, Andrée, Robert B. Le PAGE, Penelope GARDNER-CHLOROS, and Gabrielle VARRO (eds.). Vernacular Literacy : A Re-Evaluation. By members ofThe International Group for the Study of Language Standardization and the Vernacularization of Literacy (IGLSVL). Oxford : Clarendon Press, 1997. Pp [i]-xii,-367,(5). Index. 8vo, white card covers. Oxford Studies in Anthropological Linguistics, No. 13. Contents : Introduction (by R.B. Le Page). Part One - General Issues: Political, Economic, Social, Orthographic, Pedagogical. 1. Political and Economic Aspects of Vernacular Literacy (by R. B. Le Page). 2. Social Contexts Conducive to the Vernacularization of Literacy(by Lawrence D. Carrington). 3. Developing Ways of Writing Vernaculars: Pr oblems and Solutions in a Historical Perspective (by Philip Baker). 4. Pedagogical Aspects of Vernacular Literacy (by Jeannine Gerbault). Part Two - Cases from Migrant Settings in Europe; East, Central, and West Africa; East,South, and South-East Asia; Pidgin- and Creole-Speaking Communities. 5. Ve rnacular Literacy in New Minority Settings in Europe (by Penelope Gardner-Chloros). 6. Literacy in a Pidgin Vernacular (by Jean-Michel Charpentier). 7. Motivations and Attitudes Influencing Vernacular Literacy: Four African Assessments (by Ralph W. Fasold). 8. Tradition, Trial, and Error: Standard and Vernacular Literacy in China, Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia (by AnnaKwan-Terry and K. K. Luke). Conclusion (by Andrée Tabouret-Keller). Very g ood. 35.00