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28Language Maintenance and Revitalization
ByAndrew Cowell
Pages 13

Language maintenance and revitalization (henceforth LMR) are two related activities. Unlike most of the other topics in this handbook, these are fundamentally fields of practice. A great deal of research has been done on these two topics, but the vast majority of it is designed to improve practice. In fact, a great deal of the work in this area is done by individuals in Education and Applied Linguistics.