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Language policy : hidden agendas and new approaches / Elana Shohamy.

By: Shohamy, Elana Goldberg.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2006Description: xix, 185 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0415328640 (hbk.); 0415328659 (pbk.); 9780415328647 (hbk.); 9780415628654 (pbk.).Subject(s): Language policy | Language and education | Language awarenessDDC classification: 401.41 Online resources: Table of contents | Publisher description | WorldCat details | Ebook Fulltext
Contents:
Table of contents 1. Expanding language -- 2. Manipulating languages -- 3. Expanding language policy -- 4. Rules and regulations -- 5. Language education policies -- 6. Language tests -- 7. Language in the public space -- 8. Consequences -- 9. Reactions -- Epilogue : language as a free commodity.
Summary: Summary: A critical look at language policies, how they are implemented and the hidden agendas which often lie behind them, drawing on examples from the US and UK and showing what the consequences are for the people involved.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [174]-180) and index.

Table of contents 1. Expanding language --
2. Manipulating languages --
3. Expanding language policy --
4. Rules and regulations --
5. Language education policies --
6. Language tests --
7. Language in the public space --
8. Consequences --
9. Reactions --
Epilogue : language as a free commodity.

Summary:
A critical look at language policies, how they are implemented and the hidden agendas which often lie behind them, drawing on examples from the US and UK and showing what the consequences are for the people involved.

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