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An advent to Language coverage: Theories and approach is a suite of newly-written chapters that disguise the main theories and techniques presently hired by way of students energetic within the box.
- provides an obtainable creation to the research of language coverage learn and language’s function in social existence
- consists of newly commissioned essays written via across the world well-known students
- helps outline and describe a turning out to be box of inquiry and is an authoritative resource for college students, students and researchers in linguistics, utilized linguistics, schooling, coverage experiences and comparable parts
- includes part overviews, annotated bankruptcy bibliographies, and dialogue questions
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These two volumes, one authored and one edited by Fishman, introduce and revisit, respectively, the theory and practice of his eight-stage Graded Intergenerational Disruption Scale (GIDS) in cases of reversing language shift. Intended for local-language advocates, language-policy specialists working for national and international bodies, and academic researchers and their students, the volumes assess the current status and future prospects of about 20 endangered AITC02 35 13/5/05, 9:23 AM Nancy H.
Notes 1 2 3 For a recent example of scholarly treatment of the controversy, see the articles, reviews, and interactive discussion in the following issues of the Journal of Language, Identity, and Education: 1(3), 2002; 3(1), 2004; 3(2), 2004. Although see Kaplan and Baldauf (1997) and the journal Current Issues in Language Planning. See Kaplan and Baldauf (1997) for discussion of some of these problems. references Blommaert, J. & Verschueren, J. (1998). Debating diversity: Analysing the discourse of tolerance.
Tauli and also Ray, 1963, p. 70, cited by Karam, 1974, p. 114; cf. Ferguson, 1968, p. 31); and means ranging from recognizing or accepting an existing standard (Ferguson), to creating, selecting, or imposing one (Nahir, Ray, Tauli). In the framework, status standardization refers to language-planning activities that accept or impose a language as the standard, while corpus standardization refers to language-planning activities that codify the linguistic forms of that standard as a uniform norm.