A Sociolinguistics Bibliography

Multilingual Education in South/Southeast Asia

H. Schiffman, Instructor


Afendras, Evangelos, and Kuo, Eddie (eds.). 1980. Language and Society in Singapore. Singapore: Singapore University Press.

Anderson, Benedict R. O'G. . 1972. "The Idea of Power in Javanese Culture," In Culture and Politics in Indonesia. Claire Holt, Benedict R. O'G. Anderson, and James Siegel, ed. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press. Pp. 1-70

Bax, Gerald William. 1974. "Language and Social Structure in a Javanese Village," Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, Tulane University (Anthropology).

Becker, A.L.. 1979. "Text-Building, Epistemology, and Aesthetics in Javanese Shadow Theatre," The Imagination of Reality: Essays in Southeast Asian Coherence Systems. A.L. Becker, and Aram Yengoyan, eds. Norwood, N.J.: Ablex Publishing Corporation. Pp. 211-43.

Becker, A. L., ed. 1989. Writing on the Tongue. Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan, Center for South and Southeast Asian Studies, Michigan Papers on South and Southeast Asia, Number 33.

Becker, A.L., and Aram Yengoyan, eds.. 1979. The Imagination of Reality: Essays in Southeast Asian Coherence Systems. Norwood, N.J.: Ablex Publishing Corporation.

Becker, A. L. 1984. "Biography of a Sentence: A Burmese Proverb," In Text, Play and Story: The Construction and Reconstruction of Self and Society. Edward M. Bruner, ed. Washington, D. C.: The American Ethnological Society, 1983 PROCEEDINGS OF THE AMERICAN ETHNOLOGICAL SOCIETY. Pp. 135-55.

Bernabe, Emma J. Fonacier. 1987. Language Policy Formulation, Programming, Implementation and Evaluation in Philippine Education (1565-1974). Manila: Linguistic Society of the Philippines, Monograph No. 25.

Bhar, Supriya. 1972 "Malaysian Culture and the English Educated Class," Sociological Bulletin, 2.1:1-16.

Bickner, Robert J. 1986. "Thai Tones and English Loanwords: A Proposed Explanation," In Bickner et al. (eds), 1986.

Bickner, Robert 1986. "Changing Perspectives on Language and the Poetic Arts in Thailand," Crossroads, 3.1:104-117.

Bickner, Robert, ..., and Patcharin Pevasantiwong, (eds.) 1986. Essays in Honor of William J. Gedney. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan, MICHIGAN PAPERS ON SOUTH AND SOUTHEAST ASIA, Center for South and Southeast Asian Studies, Number 25.

Bilmes, Jack. 1986. Discourse and Behavior. New York: Plenum Press.

Brown, J. Marvin. 1965 From Ancient Thai to Modern Dialects. Bangkok: Social Science Association of Thailand Press.

Errington, J. Joseph. 1985. Language and Social Change in Java: Linguistic Reflexes of Modernization in a Traditional Royal Polity. Athens, Ohio: Ohio University Press, Center for International Studies, MONOGRAPHS IN INTERNATIONAL STUDIES, SOUTHEAST ASIA SERIES, no. 65.

Errington, J. Joseph. 1986. "Continuity and Change in Indonesian Language Development," Journal of Asian Studies, 45.2:329-54.

De Francis, John. 1977. Colonialism and Language Policy in Viet Nam. The Hague: Mouton.

de Terra, Diane. 1983. "The Effects of Language Planning on a Penang Hokkien Kampong: People Separated by a Blade of Grass Could Not Understand Each Other," In The Chinese in Southeast Asia, Vol. 2: Identity, Culture, and Politics. Linda Y. C. Lim, and L. A. Peter Gosling, eds. Singapore: Maruzen Asia, Economic Research Centre and Centre for South and Southeast Asian Studies. Pp. 126-46.

Gething, Thomas W. 1986. "The Thai Language as a Map of Thai Culture," In Bickner et al (eds ), 1986.

Gonzales, Andrew. 1985. "Sociolinguistics in the Philippines," Southeast Asian Journal of Social Science, 13.1:52-60.

Gopinathan, S., Pakir, A., Kam, H. W., & Saravanan, V. (Eds.). (1994, rev. 1998). Language, Society and Education in Singapore: Issues and Trends. Singapore: Times Academic Press.

Grima, John A. 1986. "Discourse Factors Contributing to the Understanding of a Zero Pronoun in a Passage from the Phra'raâtchawi'caan," In Bickner et al., (eds.), 1986.

Hartman, John F. 1986. "The Spread of South Indic Scripts in Southeast Asia," Crossroads, 3.1:6-20.

Hartmann, John F. 1986. "Style, Scope, and Rigor in Comparative Tai Research," In Bickner et al, (eds.), 1986.

Hartmann, John F. 1986. "Style, Scope, and Rigor in Comparative Tai Research," In Bickner et al. (eds.), 1986.

Hartman, John F. 1986. "Varieties of Tai Dam Script," Crossroads, 3.1:97-103.

Herbert, Patricia, and Anthony Milner 1989. South-East Asia Languages and Literatures: A Select Guide. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press for the South-East Asia Library Groups.

Hobart, Mark, and Robert H. Taylor, eds. 1986. Context, Meaning, and Power in Southeast Asia. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Southeast Asia Program, Studies on Southeast Asia.

Hudak, Thomas. 1986. "Spelling Reforms of Field Marshall Pibul Sonkram," Crossroads, 3.1:123-133.

Huffman, Franklin E. 1986. "Khmer Loanwords in Thai," In Bickner et al., (eds.), 1986.

Kalab, Milada. 1982 "Ethnicity and the Language Used as Medium of Instruction in Schools," Southeast Asian Journal of Social Science, 10.1:96-102.

Kandre, Peter. 1976. "Yao (Iu Mien) Supernaturalism, Language and Ethnicity," In Changing Identities in Modern Southeast Asia. David J. Banks, ed. The Hague and Paris: Mouton. Pp. 171-98.

Khuon, Sokhamphu. 1975. "The Case of Diversity in Cambodian Dialects," Journal of the Siam Society, 63.2:78-85.

Jacobs, Judith M. 1986. "The Deliberate Use of Foreign Vocabulary by the Khmer: Changing Fashions, Methods, and Sources," In Context, Meaning, and Power in Southeast Asia. Mark Hobart and Robert H. Taylor, eds. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Southeast Asia Program, STUDIES ON SOUTHEAST ASIA. Pp. 115-130.

Wilaiwan Kanittanan and James Placzek. 1986. "Historical and Contemporary Meanings of Thai Khwan: The Use of Lexical Meaning Change as an Indicator of Culture Change," Religion, Values and Development in Southeast Asia. Bruce Matthews and Judith Nagata, eds. Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies. Pp. 146-68.

Kaidir Anwar. 1980. Indonesian: The Development and Use of a National Language. Jokjakarta: Gadjah Mada University Press.

Kheang, L. H., et al. 1974. Contemporary Cambodian: The Social Institutions. Washington, D. C.: Department of State, Foreign Service Institute.

Kwan-Terry, Anna (ed). 1991 Child Language Development in Singapore and Malaysia. Singapore: Singapore University Press.

Kwan-Terry, Anna and Peter Bodycott (eds.) 1992. Reading and Writing in a Multicultural Society Singapore: Society for Reading and Literacy.

Le Page, Robert B. 1985. "The Language Standarization Problems of Malaysia Set in Context," Southeast Asian Journal of Social Science, 13.1, pp. 29-39.

Lindell, Kristina, and Damrong Tayanin. 1976. "Kammu Language and Folklore," In Lampang Report. S Egerod and Per S, (eds). Copenhagen: Scandinavian Institute of Asian Studies, Special Publication, 5. Pp. 245-54.

Luong Van Hy. 1988. "Discursive Practices and Power Structure: Person-Referring Forms and Sociopolitical Struggles in Colonial Vietnam," American Ethnologist, 15.2:239-53.

Martini, F. 1949. "La langue cambodgienne," France-Asie, 4:901- 9.

Maspéro, H. 1929-30. "Les Langues," In Un Empire colonial français. L'Indochine. G. Maspero, ed. Paris: Les Editions G. van-Oest. Vol. I, pp. 63-82.

Matisoff, James A. 1983. "Linguistic Diversity and Language Contact," In Highlanders of Thailand. John McKinnon and Wanat Bhruksasri, eds. Kuala Lumpur: Oxford University Press. Pp. 56-86.

Meillet, A., et M. Cohen, eds. 1924 Les langues du monde. New ed., 1952. Paris. [Sections on Southeast Asian languages]. In first ed., J. Przyluski, "Les langues Tai," pp. 379-84; J. Przyluski, "Les langues Austorasiatiques," pp. 385-403. In second edition, J. Faublée, "Les langues Malayo-Polynésiennes, pp. 649-673; Henri Maspéro, "Langues de l'Asie du Sud-est," pp. 523-644.

Nababan, P. W. J. 1985. "Bilingualism in Indonesia: Ethnic Language Manintenance and the Spread of the National Language," Southeast Asian Journal of Social Science, 13.1, pp. 1-18.

Newman, John. 1987. "Singapore's Speak Mandarin Campaign: The Educational Argument," Southeast Asian Journal of Social Science, 14.2:52-67.

Noss, Richard B., ed. 1984. An Overview of Language Issues in South-East Asia. Singapore: Oxford University Press.

Omar, Asmah Haji. 1985. "Patterns of Language Communication in Malaysia," Southeast Asian Journal of Social Science, 13.1:19-28.
Platt, John. 1985 "Social Class, Ethnicity and Language Choice: Language Use in Major Shopping Areas in Singapore," Southeast Asian Journal of Social Science, 13.1:61-81.

Prapart Brudhiprabha. 1985. "Language Barriers to Rural Development: A Note on the Thai Experience," Southeast Asian Journal of Social Science, 13.1, pp. 106-114.

Rafferty, Ellen. 1983 "National Language Ability: A Sociolinguistic Survey in East Java, Indonesia," Journal of Southeast Asian Studies, 14.1, pp.134-48.

Rafael, Vicente L. 1988. Contracting Colonialism: Translation and Christian Conversion in Tagalog Society under Early Spanish Rule. Ithaca: Cornell University Press.

52.5 Schiffman, Harold F. ``Malaysian Tamils and Tamil Linguistic Culture"

Scupin, Raymond. 1988. "Language, Hierarchy and Hegemony: Thai Muslim Discourse Strategies," Language Sciences, 10.2:331-51.

Sebeok, Thomas A., ed. 1967. Current Trends in Linguistics: Linguistics in East Asia and South East Asia. The Hague: Mouton. Vol. II.

Sibayan, Bonifacio P. 1985. "Reflections, Assertions and Speculations on the Growth of Pilipino," Southeast Asian Journal of Social Science, 13.1:40-51.

Smalley, William A. 1994 Linguistic Diversity and National Unity: Language Ecology in Thailand. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Smolicz, J. J. 1984. "National Language Policy in the Philippines," Southeast Asian Journal of Social Science, 12.2:51-67.

Smalley, William A. 1976 "Writing Systems in Thailand's Marginal Languages: History and Policy," in Phonemes and Orthography: Language Planning in Ten Minority Languages of Thailand, ed. by William A. Smalley. Canberra: The Australian National University, Department of Linguistics, Research School of Pacific Studies ( Pacific Linguistics, Series C, 43), pp. 1-24.

Susanto, A. Budi. 1989. "Words and Blessings: Batak Discourses in North Sumatra," Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, Cornell University.

Sweeney, Amin. 1980. Authors and Audiences in Traditional Malay Literature. Berkeley: University of California, Center for South and Southeast Asia Studies, Monograph Series, No. 20.

Sweeney, Amin. 1988. A Full Hearing: Orality and Literacy in the Malay World. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press.

Kyaw Thet. 1956. "Burma: The Political Integration of Linguistic and Religious Minorities," In Nationalism and Progress in Free Asia. P. Thayer, ed. Baltimore: John Hopkins Press.

Udom Warotamasikkhadit. 1986. "Peculiarities of Instrumental Nouns in Thai," In Bickner et al. (eds.), 1986.

Wong Hoy Kee, Francis. 1971 "The Development of a National Language in Indonesia and Malaysia," Comparative Education, 7.2:73-80.

Zurbuchen, Mary Sabina. 1987. The Language of Balinese Shadow Theater. Princeton: Princeton University Press.

Some additional bibliography on Bilingualism
Harold Schiffman
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