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Language Revitalization moves several steps beyond the political rhetoric in its imaginative and sensitive approaches towards the challenges of Welsh language policy and planning.” –Regional & Federal Studies

Regional & Federal Studies

“This is a seminal volume placing language where it belongs, in the centre of social, political, economic, and cultural life.” –Forum for Modern Language Studies

Forum for Modern Language Studies

“. . . an excellent, state-of-the-art volume by top specialists . . . an excellent presentation of the current language issues in Wales, this collection of articles is useful reading for anyone interested in language planning issues in general, and it offers abundant fodder for revitalization programs in search of inspiration and practical ideas.” –Language in Society

Language in Society

Table of Contents

Colin H. Williams, Introduction: Language Revitalization
Hywel Jones and Colin H. Williams, The Statistical Basis for Welsh Language Planning
The Welsh Language Board, Language Revitalization: the Role of the Welsh Language Board
Colin Baker and Meirion Prys Jones, Welsh Language Education: A Strategy for Revitalization
Glyn E. Jones and Colin H. Williams, The Development of Welsh-Medium Education in Cardiff
Heni Gruffudd, Planning for the Use of Welsh by Young People
Steve Morris, Adult Education, Language Revival and Language Planning
Colin H. Williams, Community Empowerment Through Language Planning Intervention
Cefin Cambell, The Development of Mentrau Iaith
Jeremy Evas, Declining Density: A Danger for the Language
Nicholas Gardner, Maite Puigdevall Serralvo and Colin H. Williams, Language Planning in West European Perspective: Ireland, the Basque Country and Catalonia
Colin H. Williams, Conclusion

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