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Language planning and policy

language planning in local contexts
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Multilingual Matters , Clevedon, UK, Buffalo, NY
Language pla
Statementedited by Anthony J. Liddicoat and Richard B. Baldauf, Jr.
SeriesLanguage planning and policy
ContributionsLiddicoat, Anthony, 1962-, Baldauf, Richard B., 1943-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsP40.5.L35 L285 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 287 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16812432M
ISBN 101847690637, 1847690645
ISBN 139781847690630, 9781847690647
LC Control Number2007050422

Database searches were conducted for the journals Foreign Language Annals, Modern Language Journal, Current Issues in Language Planning, Language Policy, and Language Problems and Language Planning.

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In this paper the term language planning has been preferred to language planning and language policy. Cooper (), Schiffman (), and Kaplan and BaldaufAuthor: Abbas Zaidi. This volume covers the language situation in Hungary, Finland, and Sweden explaining the linguistic diversity, the historical and political contexts and the current language situation, including language-in-education planning, the role of the media, the role of religion, and the roles of minority and migrant languages.

The authors have been participants in the language planning context Reviews: 1. This Handbook offers a state-of-the-art account of research in language policy and planning (LPP).

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The Handbook examines the ways in which scholarship in language policy and planning (LPP) has understood the changing relationship between LPP and political-economic conditions, and how this changing relationship has shaped knowledge production in the field.

Language Planning and Policy will serve as a valuable resource for scholars interested in establishing research agendas in language policy and planning, education policy, or work with Indigenous communities. McCarty’s theoretical framework provides a resource for understanding how language policy shapes and is shaped by Indigenous by: Language Planning is a resurgent academic discipline, reflecting the importance of language in issues of migration, globalisation, cultural diversity, nation-building, education and ethnic identity.

Written as an advanced introduction, this book engages with all these themes but focuses specifically on language planning as it relates to education, addressing such issues as Cited by: Book Description. The field of language policy and planning has evolved over the past half century into a flourishing field of academic inquiry, with.

Contextualising this discussion, the first two chapters describe the emergence and evolution of language planning as an academic discipline, and introduce key concepts in the practice of language planning.

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The book is wide-ranging in its coverage, with detailed discussion of the context of language policy in a variety of countries and. " Language planning and policy arise out of sociopolitical situations where, for example, speakers of various languages compete for resources or where a particular linguistic minority is denied access to basic rights.

One example is the U.S. Court Interpreters Act ofwhich provides an interpreter to any victim, witness, or a defendant Author: Richard Nordquist. Exploring Language planning and policy book language policy and planning among ethnic minority families in Hong Kong: through a socio-historical and processed lens Gu et al.

Published online: 8 Apr Language policy is an issue of critical importance in the world today. In this up-to-date introduction, Bernard Spolsky explores many debates at the forefront of language policy: ideas of correctness and bad language; bilingualism and multilingualism; language death and efforts to preserve endangered languages; language choice as a human and civil right; and language 3/5(1).

Decisions around language policy and planning are made around the globe every day, both formally by governments and informally by scholars and community leaders.

These decisions influence the right to use and maintain languages, affect language status, and determine which languages are nurtured. Language policy and planning decisions have a. position or policy. Language planning and sociolinguistics.

Let us accept for the moment a preliminary definition of LP (see section 4 below for further discussion) as the planning of deliberate changes in the form or use of a language (or a variety), or languages (or varieties). Both planning and language use. Language Policy contributes to the growth of the field by publishing high-quality studies that help build a sound theoretical understanding of the subject area.

It presents papers that deal with the widest range of cases, situations and regions. This journal covers both language policy and educational policy. Language problems potentially exist at all levels of human activity, including the local contexts of communities and institutions - micro language planning.

Micro language planning occurs in both formal and informal contexts and is Most academic work in language planning has focused on national and governmental activities relating to language Author: Anthony J. Liddicoat. This is the first volume exclusively devoted to research methods in language policy and planning (LPP).

Each chapter is written by a leading language policy expert and provides a how-to guide to planning studies as well as gathering and analyzing data. Language Problems and Language Planning (LPLP) is a peer-reviewed international and multilingual journal devoted to the study of multilingualism and language policy.

It has a particular interest in contributions on relatively large-scale language issues and their international implications. LPLP encourages interdisciplinarity in the study of multilingualism and language.

Get this from a library. Language planning and policy in Africa. [Richard B Baldauf; Robert B Kaplan;] -- "This volume covers the language situation in Botswana, Malawi, Mozambique and South Africa, explaining the linguistic diversity, the historical and.

Cambridge Core - Sociolinguistics - The Cambridge Handbook of Language Policy - edited by Bernard Spolsky. The second chapter outlines a broad overview of language policy and language planning studies both as an academic discipline and an applied type of social engineering.

In Chapter 3, Reagan examines the specifics of American Sign Language in terms of the history of language policy and planning from the nineteenth century to the post-Congress of.

This Handbook provides a state-of-the-art account of research in language policy and planning (LPP). Through a critical examination of LPP, the Handbook offers new direction for a field in theoretical and methodological turmoil as a result of the socio-economic, institutional, and discursive processes of change taking place under the conditions of Late Modernity.

He is co-editor of Language Planning and Education in Australasia and the South Pacific (Multilingual Matters, ), principal researcher and editor for the Viability of Low Candidature LOTE Courses in Universities (DEET, ), co-author with Robert B.

Kaplan of Language Planning from Practice to Theory (Multilingual Matters, ) and. Language policy is an issue of critical importance in the world today. In this introduction, Bernard Spolsky explores many debates at the forefront of language policy: ideas of correctness and bad language; bilingualism and multilingualism; language death and efforts to preserve endangered languages; language choice as a human and civil right; and language education policy.

The paper reviews the role of English and its evolution in the language policy and planning (LPP) of Pakistan. Because areas such as language policy and language planning and the categories of language planning such as status, corpus and acquisition.

This volume addresses the burgeoning need for language policy and language planning for the sign languages used by deaf people. Author Timothy Reagan writes for two audiences in his new book, those who know language policy and language planning but not the Deaf World, and those well-versed in the Deaf cultural community but unfamiliar with language planning by: not suitable [15].With respect to language policy planning, there are three types of language policy namely: (a) the official language policy, which is the recognition by a government as to which language are to be used and for what purposes; (b) the educational language policy, which is concerned on whatFile Size: KB.

Collectively, the chapters show that universities’ language policy and planning are a work in progress and that much further work is needed for universities to achieve their language goals.

This book was originally published as a special issue of Current Issues in Language Planning. Takes a broad approach to the subject fits the requirements for 'language and politics', language in society', 'language planning', 'bilingualism' courses which are core to linguistics graduate and undergraduate study; Would sell also to politics students and researchers re: ethnicity, globalization and nationalism, social policy studiesBrand: Palgrave Macmillan UK.

Get this from a library. Motivation in language planning and language policy. [D E Ager] -- "The aim of this book is to investigate motives for action on language behaviour, whether this means corpus, status or acquisition planning. Motivation is complex, usually involving at least three.

Language planning is the attempt to influence how a language is used. This is usually done to make it possible to use the language for more subjects. Goals, objectives and strategies are made to change the way a language is used. For many languages there are special organisations, that look after the language.

In this project, we have focused Langue planning and language policy (LPLP) generally, in particular, in Pakistani context and discussed the dilemma of language policy in Pakistan.

The problems are as well discussed which were caused by language.Language policy is an interdisciplinary academic field. Some scholars such as Joshua A.

Fishman and Ofelia Garcia consider it as part of the other hand, other scholars such as Bernard Spolsky, Robert B. Kaplan and Joseph Lo Bianco argue that language policy is a branch of applied linguistics. As a field, language policy used to be known as language planning and .In the sociopolitics of language, sometimes yesterday’s solution is tomorrow’s problem.

This volume examines the evolving nature of language acquisition planning through a collection of papers that consider how decisions about language learning and teaching are mediated by a confluence of psychological, ideological, and historical forces.