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Language and Politics:

Northern Ireland, the Republic of Ireland, and Scotland

£9.50
BSLCP number 1

Edited papers from the first language and politics symposium in 2000, providing a critical overview of linguistic discrimination and linguistic human rights in Northern Ireland with major contributions on Ulster-Scots by Manfred Görlach and the politicisation of Irish and Scots.
Author:
John M. Kirk and Dónall P. Ó Baoill
Binding:
Paperback
ISBN:
0 85389 791 3
Published:
2000
 

Language Links:

the Languages of Scotland and Ireland

£13.50
BSLCP number 2

Edited papers from the Dialect2000: Language Links conference in 2000, forming a unique collection of structural, sociolinguistic and lexical studies on Irish and Gaelic and Scots in Scotland and Ulster, showing how Scotland and Ireland are linked inextricably by a shared linguistic heritage.
Author:
John M. Kirk and Dónall P. Ó Baoill
Binding:
Paperback
ISBN:
0 85389 795 6
Published:
2001
 

Linguistic Politics:

Language Policies for Northern Ireland, the Republic of Ireland and Scotland

£13.50
BSLCP number 3

Edited papers from the second language and politics symposium in 2001, with three in Irish and six in Scots, each concerned with the two overlapping areas of the Gaeltacht and the Scotstacht and some aspect of glotto-politicisation, and with fresh comparisons with Frisian, Low German, Norwegian and Swiss German.
Author:
John M. Kirk and Dónall P. Ó Baoill
Binding:
Paperback
ISBN:
0 85389 815 4
Published:
2001
 

Travellers and their Language

£19.50
BSLCP number 4

Six of these studies on Travellers’ language (Cant, Gammon, Shelta) are candid descriptions and accounts of use and attitudes by Travellers themselves. The new academic studies are interdisciplinary, dealing with linguistic behaviour and ethnic and cultural identity in both Ireland and Scotland.
Author:
John M. Kirk and Dónall P. Ó Baoill
Binding:
Paperback
ISBN:
0 85389 832 4
Published:
2002
 

Language Attitudes, Ethnic Identity and Dialect Use across the Northern Irish / Irish Border:

Armagh and Monaghan

£29.95
BSLCP number 5

Major sociolinguistic study looking at the impact of the Northern Ireland border on knowledge, use and attitudes towards language, and demonstrating divergence which is explained by social identity theory as well as the inter-relationship between the border and religious denomination.
Author:
Simone Zwickl
Binding:
Paperback
ISBN:
0 85389 834 0
Published:
2002
 

Language Planning and Education:

Linguistic Issues in Northern Ireland, the Republic of Ireland, and Scotland

£19.50
BSLCP number 6

Edited papers from the third language and politics symposium in 2002 with a strong focus on Irish-medium and Gaelic-medium education, education and Scots in Scotland, and on international comparisons, with major contributions by Tove Skutnabb-Kangas and Robert Phillipson.
Editor:
John M. Kirk and Dónall P. Ó Baoill
Binding:
Paperback
ISBN:
0 85389 835 9
Published:
2002
 

Ireland (Ulster) Scotland: Concepts, Contexts, Comparisons:

Selected Papers from ISAI 2002

£19.50
BSLCP number 7

Edited papers from the Irish-Scottish Academic Initiative conference in 2002, showing how ‘the Atlantic archipelago’ can be conceived under such central themes as governance, regionalism and identity, devolution and cultural policy, narratives, sport and sectarianism, film, the Great War, New British History and postcolonial theory.
Author:
Edna Longley, Eamonn Hughes and Des O’Rawe
Binding:
Paperback
ISBN:
0 85389 844 8
Published:
2003
 

Gaelic-medium Education:

Provision in Northern Ireland, Scotland, the Republic of Ireland and the Isle of Man

£12.50
BSLCP number 8

Commissioned systematic overviews of Gaelic-medium education in the Republic of Ireland, Northern Ireland, Scotland and the Isle of Man, providing an invaluable basis for building shared understandings and cooperation between the various organisations and individuals working in the field across the four regions.
Author:
Maolcholaim Scott and Róise Ní Bhaoill
Binding:
Paperback
ISBN:
0 85389 847 2
Published:
2003
 

Language and Law in Northern Ireland

£12.50
BSLCP number 9

Revised and edited papers from a symposium held at Stormont in February 2003 which look at language rights in the context of human rights, at the European Charter, at language policy, and the evolution of language law the roles of the language agencies set up under recent legislation.
Author:
Dónall Ó Riagáin
Binding:
Paperback
ISBN:
0 85389 848 0
Published:
2003
 

Towards our Goals in Broadcasting, the Press, the Performing Arts and the Economy:

Minority Languages in Northern Ireland, the Republic of Ireland, and Scotland

£19.50
BSLCP number 10

Edited papers from the fourth language and politics symposium in 2003 providing a wide-ranging account and critical overview of Irish, Scottish Gaelic and (Ulster-)Scots and their use in broadcasting, the press, the performing arts and their role in the economy at the start of the twenty-first century.
Author:
John M. Kirk and Dónall P. Ó Baoill
Binding:
Paperback
ISBN:
0 85389 856 1
Published:
2003
 

Doonsin’ Emerauds:

New Scrieves anent Scots an Gaelic / New Studies in Scots and Gaelic

£12.50
BSLCP number 11

Edited papers from the seventh international conference on the languages of Scotland and Ulster covering the most ancient of Scottish place-names to the latest Gaelic Census figures and also covering issues in folklore, dialectology, language history and language development.
Author:
J. Derrick McClure
Binding:
Paperback
ISBN:
0 85389 860 X
Published:
2004
 

To the Other Shore:

Cross-currents in Irish and Scottish Studies

£19.50
BSLCP number 12

Edited papers from the seventh international conference on the languages of Scotland and Ulster covering the most ancient of Scottish place-names to the latest Gaelic Census figures and also covering issues in folklore, dialectology, language history and language development.
Author:
Neal Alexander, Shane Murphy and Anne Oakman
Binding:
Paperback
ISBN:
0 85389 863 4
Published:
2004
 

Legislation, Literature, Sociolinguistics:

Northern Ireland, the Republic of Ireland, and Scotland

£19.50
BSLCP number 13

Edited papers from the fifth language and politics symposium in 2004 which deal in depth with the status of Irish, political developments with Scots and Ulster-Scots, sociolinguistic variation and twentieth-century literature in Irish and Gaelic. There are papers on Kashubian, Ukrainian and Maltese.
Author:
John M. Kirk and Dónall P. Ó Baoill
Binding:
Paperback
ISBN:
0 85389 874 X
Published:
2005
 

Beyond the Anchoring Grounds:

More Cross-currents in Irish and Scottish Studies

£19.50
BSLCP number 14

A second volume of original research papers by emergent, younger scholars offering fresh, enlightening and theoretically informed perspectives on the history, historiography, memory, literature, literary theory, cultural practice, language, identity politics, film studies, architecture and visual culture of Ireland and Scotland.
Author:
Shane Alcobia-Murphy, Johanna Archbold, John Gibney and Carole Jones
Binding:
Paperback
ISBN:
0 85389 885 5
Published:
2005
 

Voces Diversae:

Lesser-Used Language Education in Europe

£12.50
BSLCP number 15

Edited papers originally presented at the 2004 Voces Diversae Conference in Dublin by leaders in language teaching and professionals throughout Europe engaged with lesser used languages, and offering an extensive, up-to-date overview of the issues and solutions inherent in teaching and learning lesser-used languages.
Author:
Dónall Ó Riagáin
Binding:
Paperback
ISBN:
0 85389 886 3
Published:
2006
 

Scottish Gaelic Speech and Writing:

Register Variation in an Endangered Language

£19.50
BSLCP number 16

Original research monograph providing an uncompromising linguistic description of present-day spoken and written Scottish Gaelic and an analysis of registers and text-types which confirms the universal functionality of many syntactic structures. When viewed abstractly, the patterns of text-type variation are shown to be consistent with those in other languages.
Editor:
William Lamb
Binding:
Paperback
ISBN:
978 0 85389 895 5
Published:
2008
 

Reversing Language Shift:

The Role and Social Identity of Scottish Gaelic Learners

£19.50
BSLCP number 17

Original research monograph providing an extensive social profile of Scottish Gaelic adult learners, with much quantified information, and arguing for the under-acknowledged role which adult learners can play in reversing language shift. This book will greatly facilitate the formulation of Gaelic policy.
Editor:
William Lamb
Binding:
Paperback
ISBN:
978 0 85389 897 9
Published:
2007
 

Ar thóir an dea-chleachtais:

The Quest for Best Practice in Irish-medium Primary Schools in Belfast

£12.50
BSLCP number 18

Original research monograph presenting the beliefs on best practice in teaching curricular content through the medium of Irish as an immersion language. It suggests a carefully planned, integrated approach to the development of pupils' skills and knowledge of both the curriculum and the Irish language.
Editor:
Seán Mac Corraidh
Binding:
Paperback
ISBN:
978 0 85389 898 6
Published:
2008
 

Language and Economic Development:

Northern Ireland, the Republic of Ireland, and Scotland

£19.50
BSLCP number 19

Edited papers from the sixth language and politics symposium in 2004 which tackle head-on the issues associated with economic development through language practice. It deals with Irish and Scottish Gaelic, and also with Scots and substantiates a broad range of cases renewing afresh the inter-relatedness of the economy in linguistic issues.
Author:
John M. Kirk and Dónall P. Ó Baoill
Binding:
Paperback
ISBN:
978 0 85389 910 5
Published:
2008
 

Scots

Decline, Revival, Divergence

£19.50
BSLCP number 20

Original research monograph offering broad-ranging discussion about the changing status of Scots, particularly since the Good Friday Agreement. It cogently charts the decline of Scots by dialectalisation and genrification, reviews proposals for its revival, and finally attributes the divergence brought about through new written forms in Northern Ireland to the creation there of a new Ulster-Scots ethnicity.
Editor:
Gavin Falconer
Binding:
Paperback
ISBN:
978 0 85389 922 8
Published:
2008