Volume 13, Issue 1
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This is a response to the commentaries on our epistemological paper, The dynamics of bilingualism in language shift ecologies. The commentaries highlight the challenges in studying language shift ecologies and the competing goals of different research approaches. We hope this set of papers invokes rich discussion about other possible research questions we can ask and the research methodologies we can use to answer them.


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  • Article Type: Research Article
Keyword(s): endangered languages; experimental fieldwork; language change; language shift
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