Language Management in Contact Situations

Jiří Nekvapil & Tamah Sherman (Eds.), 2009, Language Management in Contact Situations: Perspectives from Three Continents. Prague Papers on Language, Society and Interaction. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang.


The integrative potential of Language Management Theory
Jiří Nekvapil

Part Ⅰ: Behavior toward language in East and Central Europe: Power and beyound

A language management approach to language maintenance and shift: A study from post-Soviet Belarus
Marián Sloboda

Hungarian in Slovakia: Language management in a bilingual minority community
István Lanstyák and Gizella Szabómihály

Managing hegemony: Native English speakers in the Czech Republic
Tamah Sherman

Part Ⅱ: Behavior toward language in Japan: Theory and practice of new contact situations

Host management of Japanese among young native users in contact situations
Sau Kuen Fan

Native speakers’ application of contact norms in intercultural contact situations with English-speaking, Chinese-speaking and Portuguese-speaking non-native speakers of Japanese
Lisa Fairbrother

A typology of problems in contact situations
Hidehiro Muraoka

Part Ⅲ: Behavior toward language in Australia: Perspectives from a globalizing academic sphere

Japanese speakers’ management of transference behaviour in an Australian context
Helen Marriott

Negotiation of language selection in Japanese-English exchange partnerships
Yuko Masuda

Management of study difficulties by Japanese students at an Australian university
Kuniko Yoshimitsu

Negotiation of norms in academic contact situations
Hiroyuki Nemoto


An apology for Language Management Theory
Björn H. Jernudd