LPRU Update - October 2003

Wayne Wright Wayne.Wright at asu.edu
Mon Oct 27 16:39:16 UTC 2003

LPRU | Language Policy Research Unit (www.language-policy.org)
EPSL | Education Policy Studies Laboratory
Arizona State University

October 2003 Updates to the LPRU Website (www.language-policy.org)

1. News Archives Update
2. JLIE Submission Guidelines
3. Language and the Law Section


1. News Archives Update

The LPRU News Archives have been updated to September 2003 with over 100 new articles on issues related to language policy from major English language newspapers from around the world. Browse the list of new articles, or use the search engine to find articles for particular countries, languages, or topics.

The archives are accessbile through the "News Archives" link on the LPRU homepage.

2. JLIE Submission Guidelines

The Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, continues to invite the submision of articles, and now extends the invitiation for submission to two new sections of the Journal--Research Notes, and The Forum.

Research Notes invites work that deals substantively with matters of method and/or theory. This includes: Critiquing current methods or models of theory or research methodology; pointing out the value of alternative approaches; recontextualizing research within alternative frameworks.

The Forum invites commentary on current issues on any of the topics within JLIE's editorial scope. It also welcomes responses or rebuttals to articles or reviews published in the journal.

Detailed submission guidelines are available under the Journal of Language, Identity, and Education link on the LPRU homepage.

3. Language and the Law

The list of "Selected Court Cases Related to Language" has been updated with a couple of new cases. Thank you to LPRU subscribers who referred us to these cases. Please send any others that should be listed to us at LPRUlist at asu.edu.


If you have any comments or suggestions for the LPRU website, please contact us at LPRUlist at asu.edu. We are always interested in receiving suggestions for language policy related links, newsarticles from newspapers (including non-English language newspapers) that may not be included in our search engines, and suggestions for content you would like to see on the website.

LPRU, directed by Professor Terrence Wiley <http://www.asu.edu/educ/epsl/Bio/wiley.htm> , with assistance from Wayne E. Wright, promotes research and policy analysis on the challenges and opportunities posed by national and global multilingualism. LPRU priorities include: a) interdisciplinary studies to promote equitable language policies in education and society; b) demographic studies with policy implications for language rights and preservation; c) historical and contemporary studies on language contact, conflict, and minority language accommodation and promotion; d) and media, legal and legislative analyses to inform public discourse and policy making in state, national, and international contexts. The LPRU Staff can be reached by email at LPRUlist at asu.edu. 	

EPSL, The Education Policy Studies Laboratory, directed by Professor Alex Molnar, conducts and coordinates original research in areas such as student performance standards, assessment, commercialism in schools, curriculum, and language policy issues. EPSL disseminates its analyses and reports to policy makers, educators, media, and the public. It provides high-quality research through four specialized units and an on-line journal. Visit the EPSL website at: http://edpolicylab.org/ <http://edpolicylab.org/>

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