Sami Language at Home & at School
A Fieldwork Perspective
Studia Uralica Upsaliensia, No. 36

By Annika Jansson
December 2005
Uppsala University Press
ISBN: 9155461352
137 pages, Iluustrated, 5 " x 8 3/4"
$42.50 Paper Original

This Ph.D. dissertation examines the patterns of language in 14 families living in Finland, Norway and Sweden.
The languages studied are: South, Lule, Inari and Skolt Sami.

Partial Contents:

The Sami People & the Sami Languages.
Theories of Bilingualism & Revitalization.
The Child Informants at Home.
Presentation of the Families.
Three Generations & Their Language Choices.
Dialects & New Words.
Day-Care, Pre-School, and School.
Educational Institutions.
The Sami Schools.
Linguistic Environment of the Children at Home and at Day-Care.
Sami Place Names
Interview Guide.
Guide for Teachers.
Sami Words Used in the Text.


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