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An introduction to language policy : theory and method / edited by Thomas Ricento.

Contributor(s): Ricento, Thomas.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Language and social change ; 1. Publisher: Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2006Description: xii, 371p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781405114974 (hard cover : alk. paper); 1405114975 (hard cover : alk. paper); 9781405114981 (pbk. : alk. paper); 1405114983 (pbk. : alk. paper).Subject(s): Language policyDDC classification: 401.41 Online resources: Table of contents | Contributor biographical information | Publisher description | WorldCat details | Ebook Fulltext
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Table of contents Language policy / Thomas Ricento -- Frameworks and models in language policy and planning / Nancy H. Hornberger -- Critical theory in language policy / James W. Tollefson -- Postmodernism in language policy / Alastair Pennycook -- Economic considerations in language policy / Francois Grin -- Political theory and language policy / Ronald Schmidt -- Language policy and linguistic culture / Harold Schiffman -- The lessons of historical investigation / Terrence G. Wiley -- Ethnographic methods in language policy / Suresh Canagarajah -- Linguistic analyses in language policies / Ruth Wodak -- Geolinguistic analysis in language policy / Don Cartwright -- Psycho-sociological analysis in language policy / Colin Baker -- Language policy and national identity / Jan Blommaert -- Language policy and minority rights / Stephen May -- Language policy and linguistic human rights / Tove Skutnabb-Kangas -- Language policies and the education of linguistic minorities / Christina Bratt Paulston and Kai Heidemann -- Language policy and language shift / Joshua A. Fishman -- Language policy and sign languages / Timothy Reagan -- Language policy and linguistic imperialism / Robert Phillipson.
Summary: Summary: "An Introduction to Language Policy: Theory and Method provides an accessible introduction to the field of language policy through broad and in-depth coverage of the major theories and methods currently employed by scholars active in the field. The volume consists of newly commissioned essays, written by internationally recognized scholars, in three areas: theoretical perspectives, methodological perspectives, and topical areas. Each section contains an overview and each chapter includes an annotated bibliography and discussion questions." "This book helps define and describe a growing field of inquiry and is an authoritative source for students, scholars, and researchers in linguistics, applied linguistics, education, policy studies, and related areas."--BOOK JACKET.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Table of contents Language policy / Thomas Ricento -- Frameworks and models in language policy and planning / Nancy H. Hornberger -- Critical theory in language policy / James W. Tollefson -- Postmodernism in language policy / Alastair Pennycook -- Economic considerations in language policy / Francois Grin -- Political theory and language policy / Ronald Schmidt -- Language policy and linguistic culture / Harold Schiffman -- The lessons of historical investigation / Terrence G. Wiley -- Ethnographic methods in language policy / Suresh Canagarajah -- Linguistic analyses in language policies / Ruth Wodak -- Geolinguistic analysis in language policy / Don Cartwright -- Psycho-sociological analysis in language policy / Colin Baker -- Language policy and national identity / Jan Blommaert -- Language policy and minority rights / Stephen May -- Language policy and linguistic human rights / Tove Skutnabb-Kangas -- Language policies and the education of linguistic minorities / Christina Bratt Paulston and Kai Heidemann -- Language policy and language shift / Joshua A. Fishman -- Language policy and sign languages / Timothy Reagan -- Language policy and linguistic imperialism / Robert Phillipson.

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"An Introduction to Language Policy: Theory and Method provides an accessible introduction to the field of language policy through broad and in-depth coverage of the major theories and methods currently employed by scholars active in the field. The volume consists of newly commissioned essays, written by internationally recognized scholars, in three areas: theoretical perspectives, methodological perspectives, and topical areas. Each section contains an overview and each chapter includes an annotated bibliography and discussion questions." "This book helps define and describe a growing field of inquiry and is an authoritative source for students, scholars, and researchers in linguistics, applied linguistics, education, policy studies, and related areas."--BOOK JACKET.

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