NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Showing all 5 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Tannenbaum, Michal; Cohen, Hagit – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2017
This paper studies one ultra-Orthodox group--Habad community, exploring its members' attitudes towards four languages: Hebrew, Loshen Koydesh (LK), English, and Yiddish, and focusing on usage, affection for the language, ascribed importance, and holiness. Research questions were: (1) What are the attitudes of Habad members towards these languages?…
Descriptors: Language Attitudes, Semitic Languages, Questionnaires, Semi Structured Interviews
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Tannenbaum, Michal – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2012
Family language policy (FLP), like language policies in general, includes aspects of practice, management and ideology. But FLP is often affected by and affects emotional issues and psychological dimensions that are seldom acknowledged as central in the analysis of such policies. Relying on a psychoanalytic theoretical framework, this article…
Descriptors: Language Planning, Coping, Family (Sociological Unit), Psychotherapy
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Tannenbaum, Michal; Ofner, Hannah Esther – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2008
This paper article on a study focusing on Israel's Haredi (ultra-Orthodox Jews) community, exploring its members' perceptions of Hebrew, Yiddish and English in terms of the language's importance, usage, holiness and related emotions. Questionnaires were distributed to 180 participants from five prominent subgroups within the community. Analysis…
Descriptors: Language Attitudes, Semitic Languages, Jews, World Views
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Tannenbaum, Michal; Abugov, Netta; Ravid, Dorit – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2006
This paper reports on a study conducted with children belonging to a rarely studied minority group, the ultra-Orthodox Jewish community in Israel, an extremely religious group that endorses patterns of voluntary segregation. The research population also demonstrates linguistic segregation, as they use only Yiddish for daily communication with…
Descriptors: Semitic Languages, German, Religious Cultural Groups, Females
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Tannenbaum, Michal; Howie, Pauline – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2002
Investigated the relevance of emotional and familial factors to language maintenance in immigrant families. Information on the family relations of 40 children from Chinese-speaking immigrant families in Sydney, Australia. Analysis revealed that children likely to use their parents' mother tongue were those who perceived their family to be more…
Descriptors: Affective Behavior, Chinese, Family Influence, Family Relationship