The Resource State of Indigenous Languages in Australia - 2001, by Patrick McConvell, Nicholas Thieberger

State of Indigenous Languages in Australia - 2001, by Patrick McConvell, Nicholas Thieberger

Label
State of Indigenous Languages in Australia - 2001
Title
State of Indigenous Languages in Australia - 2001
Statement of responsibility
by Patrick McConvell, Nicholas Thieberger
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
ANL
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McConvell, Patrick
Dewey number
499.15
Government publication
federal national government publication
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Thieberger, Nicholas
Series statement
Australia : state of the environment second technical paper series
Series volume
no 2
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Australian languages
  • Language surveys
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Torres Strait Islanders
  • Language obsolescence
Label
State of Indigenous Languages in Australia - 2001, by Patrick McConvell, Nicholas Thieberger
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"November 2001"
Bibliography note
Bibliography : pages 98-107
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Main findings: state of Indigenous languages; Data gathering, methods and outcomes; Recommendations; Indicators -- Endangered languages: the global scene : Massive loss of Indigenous languages; Prospects for the coming century; Endangered languages research; documentation; Endangered languages: action and intervention -- Endangered languages in Australia: number of Indigenous languages in Australia before settlement; Decline in numbers of languages and speakers; Measuring language loss and endangerment: Canadian models; Other measures of linguistic vitality : Wurm's indicators of language endangerment; Social role of languages and multilingualism -- Language, cultural heritage and environment -- Keeping languages strong -- Indicators of the state of Indigenous languages : number of Indigenous language interpreters -- Number of people who identity as knowing an Indigenous language : the Indigenous language database; Australian Bureau of Statistics data; The 1996 census: ABS census procedures; Geographical distribution of languages; Other survey data; Gender -- Number of people in age group who identify as knowing each Indigenous language; proportion of total indentifying as Indigenous -- Number of traditional languages at each recognised stage of inter-generational dislocation : case study: Tiwi and Anindilyakwa -- Documentation of Indigenous languages -- Public use of Indigenous languages: World Wide Web references to Australian Indigenous languages; Use of Indigenous languages in print media; Use of Indigenous languages on radio and television : Case study: Broadcast media and Indigenous languages; Use of Indigenous languages in signage : case study : Kaurna, public use of language -- Number of approvals of geographic names, including map sheet names, using Indigenous place names -- Funding to support / research Indigenous languages : Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSIC) funding; Australian Institute for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS) funding; Australian Research Council (ARC) funding; Conclusion on funding -- Number of projects which document knowledge of traditional languages, by type of project : the ATSIC needs survey; Documentation -- Number and type of Indigenous language programs undertaken in language centres, schools and other institutions : Case study: Maningrida language activities : obtaining data on Indigenous language programs; Language programs run through language centres and similar bodies; Case study: The Kimberley Language Resource Centre; Indigenous language programs in post-school education; Language programs in schools : bilingual education in the Northern Territory; South Australian schools : Case study: South Australian Indigenous language programs : Western Ausralian schools; Additional recommended components of the programs for indicator IL.9 -- Methods of data collection; Results and interpretations; Acronyms and glossary -- Bibliography -- Appendix 1: Indigenous language indicators; Appendix 2: Indigenous languages database; Appendix 3: Indigenous language programs database
Control code
000024734753
Dimensions
30 cm
Extent
viii, 111 pages
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
maps, charts
System control number
(OCoLC)223706502
Label
State of Indigenous Languages in Australia - 2001, by Patrick McConvell, Nicholas Thieberger
Link
Publication
Note
"November 2001"
Bibliography note
Bibliography : pages 98-107
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Main findings: state of Indigenous languages; Data gathering, methods and outcomes; Recommendations; Indicators -- Endangered languages: the global scene : Massive loss of Indigenous languages; Prospects for the coming century; Endangered languages research; documentation; Endangered languages: action and intervention -- Endangered languages in Australia: number of Indigenous languages in Australia before settlement; Decline in numbers of languages and speakers; Measuring language loss and endangerment: Canadian models; Other measures of linguistic vitality : Wurm's indicators of language endangerment; Social role of languages and multilingualism -- Language, cultural heritage and environment -- Keeping languages strong -- Indicators of the state of Indigenous languages : number of Indigenous language interpreters -- Number of people who identity as knowing an Indigenous language : the Indigenous language database; Australian Bureau of Statistics data; The 1996 census: ABS census procedures; Geographical distribution of languages; Other survey data; Gender -- Number of people in age group who identify as knowing each Indigenous language; proportion of total indentifying as Indigenous -- Number of traditional languages at each recognised stage of inter-generational dislocation : case study: Tiwi and Anindilyakwa -- Documentation of Indigenous languages -- Public use of Indigenous languages: World Wide Web references to Australian Indigenous languages; Use of Indigenous languages in print media; Use of Indigenous languages on radio and television : Case study: Broadcast media and Indigenous languages; Use of Indigenous languages in signage : case study : Kaurna, public use of language -- Number of approvals of geographic names, including map sheet names, using Indigenous place names -- Funding to support / research Indigenous languages : Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSIC) funding; Australian Institute for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS) funding; Australian Research Council (ARC) funding; Conclusion on funding -- Number of projects which document knowledge of traditional languages, by type of project : the ATSIC needs survey; Documentation -- Number and type of Indigenous language programs undertaken in language centres, schools and other institutions : Case study: Maningrida language activities : obtaining data on Indigenous language programs; Language programs run through language centres and similar bodies; Case study: The Kimberley Language Resource Centre; Indigenous language programs in post-school education; Language programs in schools : bilingual education in the Northern Territory; South Australian schools : Case study: South Australian Indigenous language programs : Western Ausralian schools; Additional recommended components of the programs for indicator IL.9 -- Methods of data collection; Results and interpretations; Acronyms and glossary -- Bibliography -- Appendix 1: Indigenous language indicators; Appendix 2: Indigenous languages database; Appendix 3: Indigenous language programs database
Control code
000024734753
Dimensions
30 cm
Extent
viii, 111 pages
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
maps, charts
System control number
(OCoLC)223706502

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