TOVE SKUTNABB-KANGAS

List of (some of the) reviews of some of my  books published before 1999

(some references are incomplete; copies of the reviews have been sent to the author without all publishing details). Updated in April 2001.

 

Skutnabb-Kangas, Tove (1981). Tvåspråkighet. Lund: Liber Läromedel, 369 p. (Bilingualism) (in Swedish).

1. Hufvudstadsbladet, 4 October 1981 (reviewed by Marika Tandefelt, Helsingfors, Finland) (Grundligt om tvåspråkighet) ("Solid on bilingualism") (in Swedish).

2. Tiedote 1, 1982, 8 (reviewed by Pirjo Janulf, Stockholm, Sweden) (Kaksikielisyydestä) ("On bilingualism") (in Finnish).

3. Ruotsin Suomalainen xx, 1982, 23 (reviewed by AA, Stockholm, Sweden) (Kaksikielisyys) ("Bilingualism") (in Finnish).

4. Bokrevy, Bibliotekstjänst, 2, 1982 (reviewed by Bengt Sigurd, University of Gothenburg, Sweden) (in Swedish).

5. Bokcafets Månadsbulletin, xx, 1982 (reviewed by Jan Svensson, Lund, Sweden) (in Swedish).

6. Socionomen 37:18, 1982 (reviewed by Torbjörn Uhlin) ( tal om språket) ("When talking about language") (in Swedish).

7. Ugeskrift for læger 144:4 (January), 1982, 275-276 (reviewed by Bo Gerdes, dr.med., Denmark) (in Danish).

8. Invandrare och Minoriteter/Nordic Journal for Migration Research 1, 1982, 29-31 (reviewed by Sally Boyd & Erling Wande, Univ. of Gothenburg & Uppsala, Sweden) (Tvåspråkighet - en sammanfattning och ett debattinlägg) ("Bilingualism - a synthesis and a commentary in the debate") (in Swedish).

9. Dagens Nyheter 6 March 1982 (reviewed by Alvar Ellegård, Dept of English, University of Gothenburg, Sweden) (Tvåspråkiga barn eller halvspråkiga?) ("Bilingual children or semilingual?") (in Swedish).

10. Journal of Pragmatics xx, xx, (reviewed by Michael Clyne, Monash University, Australia) (in English).

11. Dansk pædagogisk tidsskrift 30:4, January 1982, 36-39 (reviewed by Bent Søndergaard) (in Danish).

12. Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development 11:4, 1990, 67-70 (reviewed by Lars Malmberg, University of Durham, UK) (in English).

13. Thórhildur xx, 1983, 9-10 (reviewed by Sigridur Sígurjónsdóttir & Bergthóra S.Krístjánsdóttir, Copenhagen, Denmark) (Hugleidingar um íslenskukennslu) (in Icelandic).

 

 

Rahbek Pedersen, Birgitte & Skutnabb-Kangas, Tove (1983). God, bedre, dansk? Om indvandrerbørns integration i Danmark. Copenhagen: Børn og unge, 261 p. (Good, better, Danish? On the integration of immigrant children in Denmark) (in Danish).

1. Børn & Unge. Det socialpædagogiske fagblad 14:30, 1983, 17-19 (reviewed by Ulla Søgaard Thomsen, Denmark) (15.000 børn savner en dansk indvandrerpolitik. Indvandrerbørn skal først lære deres eget sprog) ("15,000 children in need of a Danish immigration policy. Immigrant children must have instruction through their own language first") (in Danish).

2. Berlinske Tidende 24 August 1983 (reviewed by Jens J.Kjærgaard, Denmark) (Tragedien lurer når indvandrerbørn mister modersmålet) (A tragedy is lurking when immigrant children lose their mother tongue") (in Danish).

3. Politiken 30 August 1983 (reviewed by Eva Schulsinger, Denmark) (Isolation og racisme er lige slemt. Indvandrere vurderes på graden af danskhed) ("Isolation and racism are equally bad. Immigrants are being judged on the basis of their degree of Danishness") (in Danish).

4. Kristeligt Dagblad 21 September 1983 (reviewed by J.Norman Jørgensen, Denmark) (Når dansk er et fremmedsprog) ("When Danish is a foreign language") (in Danish).

5. Land & Folk 11 October 1983 (reviewed by Niels R.Rosendal Jensen, Denmark) (Sprede tåge og vise vej. Værdifuld bog om indvandrerbørns integration i Danmark) ("To spread out the fog and show the way. A valuable book on the integration of immigrant children in Denmark") (in Danish).

6. Dokumentation om indvandrere 3, 1983, 3-4 (reviewed by Jan Hjarnø, The Danish Research Council on Social Sciences, Delegation on Immigration Research) (in Danish).

7. Sygeplejersken April 1984 (reviewed by Ina Christensen, Head Nurse, Denmark) (in Danish).

8. Invandrare och Minoriteter/Nordic Journal for Migration Research 3, 1984, 36-37 (reviewed by Jens Norman Jørgensen, Royal Danish School of Educational Studies, Copenhagen, Denmark) (Når periskopet kommer op fra andedammen) ("When the periscope emerges from the duck pond")(in Danish).

9. Scandinavian Working Papers on Bilingualism 3, 1984, 34-37 (reviewed by Jens Norman Jørgensen, Royal Danish School of Educational Studies, Copenhagen, Denmark) (Putting perspective to parish pump pedagogy) (in English).

 

 

Skutnabb-Kangas, Tove (1984). Bilingualism or not ‑ the education of minorities. Clevedon, Avon: Multilingual Matters, 378 p.

Translation and revision of Tvåspråkighet, 1981, Lund: Liber Läromedel, 369 p., in English. The Serbocroatian translation Bilingvizamda ili ne, 1991, Beograd, Zavod xa udzbenike i nastavna sredstva, 442 p., has had several reviews but the author has no copies of them. The book has also been reviewed in Spanish in many places, but the author has no copies.

 

1. Language in Society 16, 1987, 409-417, reviewed by Yvonne M.Hébert, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, University of Calgary, Canada) (Language varieties and situations) (in English).

2. New Community. Journal of The Commission for Racial Equality, Summer 1985, 398-399 (reviewed by Mark Sebba) (in English).

3. The British Psychological Society Bulletin 38, August, 1985, 258 (reviewed by Kate Osborne) (in English).

4. The Modern Language Journal 69, Summer 1985, 169 (reviewed by George M.Blanco, University of Texas, Austin, USA) (in English).

5. The Times Educational Supplement 18.1.1985 (reviewed by Colin Ward) (in English).

6. Interchange 16:2, Summer 1985, 77-79 (reviewed by Clare Burstall, National Foundation for Educational Research in England and Wales, UK) (in English).

7. Studies in Second Language Acquisition 8:1, 1986?, 108-109 (reviewed by Gustavo González, Texas A&I University, USA) (in English).

8. Australian Journal of Linguistics 6:1, January 1986, 155-157 (reviewed by Anne Pauwels, German Department, Monash University, Australia) (in English).

9. xx, xx p. 24 (reviewed by Braj B.Kachru, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaigne xx) (in English).

10. xx, xx pp. 935-936 (reviewed by William J.Samarin, University of Toronto, Canada) (in English).

11. International Migration Review 19:3, Fall 1985, 625-626 (reviewed by John J.Attinasi, Indiana University Northwest) (in English).

12. The Canadian Modern Language Review/Revue Canadienne des Langues Vivantes 43:2, 1987, 401-402 (reviewed by Michel Laurier, Université Carleton) (in French).

13. Language Problems and Language Planning 11:2, Summer 1987,235-239 (reviewed by Tazio Carlevaro) (in Italian).

14. Soviet Ethnography 4, 1987, 160-163 (reviewed by H.S.Ermakova) (in Russian).

15. Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development 7:4, 1986, 319-324 (reviewed by Marilyn Martin-Jones, University of London) (in English).

 

 

Skutnabb-Kangas, Tove (under medverkan av Ilka Kangas och Kea Kangas) (1986). Minoritet, språk och rasism. Malmö: Liber, 214p.  (Minority, Language and Racism, with assistance from Ilka Kangas and Kea Kangas) (in Swedish).

1. Ny i Sverige 16:1, 1987, 28-29 (reviewed by Britt-Ingrid Stockfelt-Hoatson, The Swedish National Board of Immigration and Naturalization) (in Swedish).

2. Sydsvenska Dagbladet xx. January 1987 (reviewed by Ulf Teleman, Department of Nordic Languages, University of Lund, Sweden) (Visst behöver svenskan stöd!) ("Of course Swedish needs support!") (in Swedish).

3. Vasabladet 17 May 1987 (reviewed by May-Lis Virtanen, retired Vice-Chancellor of The Swedish Pre-school Teacher Training College in Finland) (Minoriteten i majoritetssamhället) ("The minority in the majority society") (in Swedish).

4. Aktuellt från DEIFO, Delegationen för invandrarforskning 3:6, June 1987, 2 (reviewed by Erkki Tammenoksa, MP) (Om biologisk och kulturell rasism) (in Swedish).

5. Samspil - et tidsskrift om og for indvandrere 7, 1987, 2 (reviewed by Kjeld Kjertmann) (Læs den bog, og bliv klogere!) (Read this book, and become wiser!) (in Danish).

6. Invandrare och Minoriteter/Nordic Journal for Migration Research 6, 1988, 36-37 (reviewed by Ingegerd Municio, Department of Political Science, University of Stockholm, Sweden) (Kunskap och politik) ("Knowledge and politics") (in Swedish).

 

Skutnabb-Kangas, Tove & Cummins, Jim (eds.) (1988). Minority education: from shame to struggle. Clevedon, Avon: Multilingual Matters, 410 p. (in English).

1. Language, Culture and Curriculum 2:1, 1989, 71-73 (reviewed by Joshua A.Fishman, Yeshiva University, Bronx, USA) (in English).

2. Language and Education: An International Journal 3:1, 1989, 59-61 (reviewed by Viv Edwards, Birkbeck College, University of London, UK) (in English).

3. Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development 11:4, 1990, 346-348 (reviewed by Ofelia Garcia, School of Education. The City College of New York, USA) (in English).

4. BAAL Newsletter 32, Spring 1989, 13-15 (reviewed by Mike Byram, School of Education, University of Durham) (in English).

5. Sociology of Education Abstracts 25:3, 1989 (reviewed by RGB) (in English).

6. Child Language Teaching and Therapy xx, 1990, 362-363 (reviewed by Siân M.Munro, Cardiff School of Speech Therapy, South Glamorgan Institute of Higher Education, UK) (in English).

7. NABE News March 2-April 13 1990, 7- (reviewed by Ricardo L.García, Eastern Montana College, USA) (in English).

8. Language Problems and Language Planning 16:3, 1990, 284-286 (reviewed by Marcel Danesi, Program in Semiotics, Victoria College, University of Toronto, Canada) (in English).

9. Language in Society 19:3, September 1990, 406-412 (reviewed by Nancy H.Hornberger, Graduate School of Education, University of Pennsylvania, USA) (in English).

10. Ethnic and Racial Studies 12:1, 1989, 154-156 (reviewed by Sally Tomlinson) (in English).

11. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology 22:3, 1991: 434-436 (reviewed by Bruce Bain, University of Alberta) (in English).

 

Skutnabb-Kangas, Tove (apunaan Ilka Kangas ja Kea Kangas) (1988). Vähemmistö, kieli ja rasismi. Helsinki: Gaudeamus, 269 p.(translation of Minoritet, språk och rasism, translated by TSK, IK & KK) (in Finnish).

 

1. Kauppalehti 24.7.1988 (reviewed by Leena Virtanen, Finland) (Suomalaiset rasismin kohteena) ("Finns as objects of racism") (in Finnish).

2. Savon Sanomat 30.8.1988 (reviewed by Hannu Reunamäki, Finland) (Leipää ja lakupekkaa) ("Bread and racist licorish xx ads") (in Finnish).

3. Hufvudstadsbladet 21.11.1988 (reviewed by Marika Tandefelt, Finland) (En destruktiv bok) ("A destructive book") (in Swedish).

4. Suomen Silta 2, 1989, 29 (reviewed by Auli Talvi, Finland) (Tärkeä kirja kielivähemmistöstä) ("An important book about language minorities") (in Finnish).

5. Tempus (Language Teachers' Journal) 2, 1989, 27 (reviewed by Marjut Johansson, Tampere Teacher Training College, Finland) (Olemme kulttuurirasisteja. Selkeä kannanotto vähemmistökielten tilanteeseen) ("We are cultural racists. A clear-cut statement on the situation of minority languages") (in Finnish).

6. Lapin Kansa 25.8.1989 (reviewed by Sakari Neuvonen, Finland) ("Kuka kielen piilottaa, jos ei lapsi itse". Tanskalaisen filosofin kirja vähemmistöjen kielenoppimisesta) ("Who hides the language if not the child her/himself". A book on the language learning of the minorities by a philosopher in Denmark) (in Finnish).

7. Keel ja kirjandus 8, 1992, 504-508 (reviewed by Jüri Viikberg, Estonian Academy of Science, Institute for Language and Literature, Tallinn, Estonia) (Raamat vähemuste kaitseks) ("The book for minority support") (in Estonian).

 

Skutnabb-Kangas, Tove (under medvirken af Ilka Kangas och Kea Kangas) (1986). Minoritet, sprog og racisme, 1990, København: Tiden, 191p. (translation of Minoritet, språk och rasism) (in Danish).

 

1. Børn og Unge. Det socialpædagogiske fagblad 20/23.5.1991 (reviewed by Karen Palsgaard, Denmark) (Sproghandicap skaber isolation) ("Language handicap creates isolation") (in Danish).

2. Job og børn 28, 1991 (reviewed by Hanne Stetting) (Sjælen bor i modersmålet) ("The soul lives in the mother tongue") (in Danish).

 

Skutnabb-Kangas, Tove (1990). Language, Literacy and Minorities. London: The Minority Rights Group, 34 p. (in English).

1. Contact Bulletin xx, 1991, 8 (reviewed by Máire Mhaicín, Church of Ireland College of Education) (in English).

 

Peura, Markku & Skutnabb-Kangas, Tove (eds.) (1994). "Man kan vara tvåländare också." Den sverigefinska minoritetens väg från tystnad till kamp. Stockholm: Sverigefinländarnas Arkiv. (in Swedish).

1. Ruotsin Suomalainen, 8.9.1994. (reviewed by Kirsi Nelson, Sweden)("Suomalainen, ruotsalainen - vai kaksimaalainen?"; in Finnish; "Finnish, Swedish - or bicountrial?").

2. Tiedote 3, 1994: 6 ("Kaksi uutta kirjaa kouluasioista") (in Finnish).

 

Skutnabb-Kangas, Tove & Phillipson, Robert (Eds.), in collaboration with Mart Rannut. 1994. Linguistic Human Rights. Overcoming linguistic discrimination. Contributions to the Sociology of Language 67, Berlin & New York: Mouton de Gruyter, 478p. Paperback 1995.

 

1. Third World Resources, Oakland. April 1995, xx, xx.

2. Lingua 99, 1996: 253-267. (reviewed by Peter Mühlhäusler, Department of Linguistics, University of Adelaide, Australia) (in English).

3. Sociolinguistica 10, 1996: 143-146 (reviewed by Angéline Martel, Montreal, Quebec, Canada) (in French).

4. TESOL Quarterly 30(3), 1996: 623-626 (reviewed by Reynaldo F.Macías, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA) ("Power, Politics and Language Rights") (in English).

5. International Review of Education - Internationale Zeitschrift für Erziehungswissenschaft - Revue International de l'Education 42(4), 1996: 412-413 (reviewed by Dora Pellicer, Escuela Nacional de Antropología e Historia, México D.F., Méxìco) (in English).

6. Australian Journal of Linguistics xx, 1996: 274-277 (reviewed by Michael Clyne, Department of Linguistics, Monash University, Australia) (in English).

7. Hong Kong Journal of Applied Linguistics 1:1, 1996, 149-162 (reviewed by Phil Benson, English Centhe, The University of Hong Kong) (in English).

8. Language Problems and Language Planning 21:3, 1997, 270-271 (reviewed by xx) (in Spanish).

9. International Journal of the Sociology of Language 127, 1997, 197-216 (reviewed by Heather Brooks and Shirley Brice Heath) (in English).

10. International Journal of American Linguistics 64:2, 1998, 174-176 (reviewed by Nancy Hornberger, University of Pennsylvania) (in English).

11. IJGLSA, Berkeley, 3:2, Fall 1998, 312-315 (reviewed by David O'Rourke, O.P., Oakland, CA).

12. Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, Oxford, Vol. 62, 2, 1999, 413-414, reviewed by Lewis Glinert (in English)