Biography:

One of their most recent publications is The birth of language ecology: interdisciplinary influences in Einar Haugen's “The ecology of language”. Which was published in journal Language Sciences.

More information about Stig Eliasson research including statistics on their citations can be found on their Copernicus Academic profile page.

Stig Eliasson's Articles: (1)

The birth of language ecology: interdisciplinary influences in Einar Haugen's “The ecology of language”

Highlights•The article critically examines Einar Haugen's seminal approach to language ecology.•The gradual diffusion of the term ‘ecology’ from biology to linguistics is traced.•The immediate roots of language ecology are in sociology rather than biology.•Haugen experiences severe troubles in transposing biological notions to language.•Despite deficiencies, Haugen's approach opens up important prospects for linguistics.

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