Professor Jarmo Lainio
Jarmo Lainio specialises in sociolinguistics, language variation, bilingual studies and educational linguistics, sociology of language, minority languages, language policy.
He mainly conducts research in the fields of: Finnish as a minority language, bilingual education, sociolinguistics,and language policy andlinguistic minorities. Since 2005 hehas been the Swedish member of the Councilof Europe Expert Committee for the supervision of the European Charter of Regional or Minority Languages. He is a recent President of the Swedish Association of AppliedLinguistics (ASLA) and memberof the board of AILA.
Lainio, Jarmo (ed.,2006). Utbildningsval, sociala karriärer, spräkliga kompetenser och identiteter (U-SOKKI). Pilotstudiefasen.[Educationalchoices,socialcareers, language competences and identities. The pilot study phase.] Rapporter fran Finskt sprak-och kulturcentrum, 6/U-SOKKI-rapporter, 2. Institutionen for humaniora, Mälardalens hogskola.(ca 215pages)