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Language Policy, Planning, & Practice A South Asian Perspective

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


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ContributionsSabiha Mansoor (Editor), Shaheen Meraj (Editor), Aliya Tahir (Editor)
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Number of Pages290
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Open LibraryOL7395265M
ISBN 100195799658
ISBN 109780195799651

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of language ', acquis i tion planning about 'users of language' and corpus planni n g 'about language'. In practice these activities and approaches are often inseparable. Formal status planning is Author: Joseph Lo Bianco. The book serves as a literature review of language policy, including key LP studies, and offers guidance for those interested in researching educational language policy. This book is an essential, updated tour guide of the field of language policy research/5(5). 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. 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 education policy.3/5(1).

Reviewing the field of language policy and planning, this text sets out current practice and ways of thinking about language policy and planning, looking at methodology and the key areas of education, literacy and economics. Case studies of key language planning and policy issues are included/5(3).   " 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 of , which provides an interpreter to any victim, witness, or a defendant Author: Richard Nordquist. Based on the papers presented at the Aga Khan University Centre of English Language International Conference , this book is on language policy and planning with regard to South Asia. Language policy and planning (LPP) is one of the fastest growing sub-disciplines of applied linguistics. This book is the first volume that is exclusively devoted to research methods in language policy and planning. As in other areas of applied linguistics, LPP scholars have drawn upon an array of research methods from a range of by:

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. position or policy. 2. 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. 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. 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 1. History of language Planning and Policy • Language planning and policy was revitalized again mostly after the newly independent states, in the post-colonial era, needed to reconstruct their identity (including language) in a context of multi- .