Tove Skutnabb-Kangas

PUBLICATIONS IN PRESS, forthcoming, or in preparation

Painossa, tulossa ja valmisteilla olevia julkaisuja

Publikationer i tryck, under utgivande och under förfärdigande

Publikaĵoj en presejo, baldaŭa presado, aŭ pretigataj

(Päivitetty/uppdaterad/updated/aktualigita: maaliskuu/mars/March/marto 2019).


Definitions: “in press” – as soon as the publication has been submitted to the editor/publisher; “forthcoming” - when there is a firm agreement with a publisher and writing is in progress; “in preparation”: when there is a firm plan (=I am/we are working on the item) but not yet a firm agreement with a publisher.

Publications altogether: A: 29 books; B: 22 edited books; C: 18 shortish monographs (under 50 pages); D: 330 book chapters; E: 93 articles in journals; F: 48 book reviews; G: 2 book translations (by me) (several books have been translated by others); H: 52 short popular publications in journals and newspaper; all popular publications have not been listed.. Some additional publications are available on Internet only; some on CD (only, or in addition to paper copies).

TSK's books, reports and/or articles have been written in or translated into (at least) 55 languages: Adivasi Oriya, Assamese, Bangla, Banjara, Basque, Catalan, Chinese, Danish, English, Esperanto, Estonian, Farsi, Finnish, French, Galician, German, Gondi, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Kannada, Konda, Kolami, Korean, Koya, (Mauritian) Kreol, Kui, Kurdish (both Kurmandji and Sorani), Kuvi, Latvian, Lithuanian, Nepali, Norwegian (both nynorsk and bokmål), Oriya/Odia, Portuguese, Punjabi, Romanian, Russian, (North) Saami, Santali, Saora, Savara, Serbian, Serbo-Croatian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Telugu, Tessin (Tésinées, Ticino), Tibetan, Turkish, Ukrainian. Articles about or interviews with Tove Skutnabb-Kangas have appeared in several additional languages (e.g. several Sign languages).

They have appeared at least in the following 38 countries: Australia, Belgium, Canada, China, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Macedonia, Mauritius, Latvia, Lithuania, Mexico,  Nepal, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Russia, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine, UK, USA.


BOOKS IN PRESS/ Painossa olevia kirjoja/ Böcker i tryck/Libroj en presejo



Kirjojen lukuja, artikkeleita ja kirja-arvosteluja, painossa/

Kapitel i böcker, tidskriftsartiklar och bokrecensioner i tryck

Libro-ĉapitroj, artikoloj kaj libro-recenzoj en presejo


1.     Skutnabb-Kangas, Tove (in press). Role of Linguistic Human Rights in Language Policy and Planning. For The Concise Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics, ed. by Carl A. Chapelle. Wiley-Blackwell. Update, 2018, of Skutnabb-Kangas, Tove (2012/2013). Role of Linguistic Human Rights in Language Policy and Planning. In The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics, ed. Carol A. Chapelle; part Language Policy and Planning, Area Editor Joe Lo Bianco. Malden, MA: Blackwell. DOI: 10.1002/9781405198431.wbeal1026

2.     Skutnabb-Kangas, Tove (in press). Linguistic genocide. A Global Crime. In Cultural Violence and Destruction of Communities: New theoretical perspectives, edited by Müge Göçek and Fiona Greenland. Routledge.

3.     Skutnabb-Kangas, Tove, Sheyholislam, Jaffer and Hassanpour, Amir (2012). Xxxx. (in press). Translation into Kurmandji of “Concluding remarks”. In Sheyholislami, Jaffer, Hassanpour, Amir and Skutnabb-Kangas, Tove (eds.) The Kurdish Linguistic Landscape: Vitality, Linguicide and Resistance. Special volume nr 217, The International Journal of the Sociology of Language, 181-187.

4.     Skutnabb-Kangas, Tove (in press). Growing awareness of one’s own privileges. In Agnihotri, Ramakant & Satcheva, Rajesh (eds). Being and Becoming a Bi/Multilingual.

5.     Skutnabb-Kangas, Tove (in press). A nyelvi jogok hiányáról a hivatalos oktatásban (translated into Hungarian from the English original On Lack of Language Rights in Formal Education’). Regio 26:2018, Special thematic number on Language Rights.

6.     E. Annamalai & Tove Skutnabb-Kangas (in press). Social justice and inclusiveness – an overview. In Handbook on Social and Affective Factors in Home Language Maintenance and Development eds. Andrea Schalley & Susana Eisenchlas. Series Handbook of Applied Linguistics, Mouton de Gruyter.

7.     Skutnabb-Kangas, Tove (in press).  Revitalising a mother tongue that a (Kurdish) child does not know because of linguistic genocide - are there any Linguistic Human Rights? Plenary paper at COLLOQUE INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE LINGUISTIQUE POUR LES KURDES: ASPECTS  JURIDIQUES ET TERRITORIAUX. Co-organisé par l’Université de Paris 2, l’Université de Rouen et l’Institut kurde de Paris. Le vendredi 12 octobre 2018.  Will be published by



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Book chapters and articles 'forthcoming' or 'in preparation':

1.     Phillipson, Robert & Tove Skutnabb-Kangas (in preparation). XXX. World Englishes (invited paper).

2.     Skutnabb-Kangas, Tove (2018). Mother Tongues, Lack of  Linguistic Human Rights in Education, Linguistic Genocide in Education, and Revitalisation. Plenary paper at the conference Modersmål, minoritet och mångfald. Flerspråkiga identiteter i en nordisk utbildningskontext Högskolan Dalarna, Falun, 12-13 November 2018. Forthcoming.