[lg policy] bibitem: An Introduction to Language Policy: Ricento, Thomas (ed.)

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Ricento, Thomas (ed.)
An Introduction to Language Policy
Theory and Method
Language and Social Change

1. Edition - August 2005

ISBN-13: 978-1-4051-1498-1 - John Wiley & Sons

Detailed description

An Introduction to Language Policy: Theories and Method is a
collection of newly-written chapters that cover the major theories and
methods currently employed by scholars active in the field.

* provides an accessible introduction to the study of language policy
research and language's role in social life

* consists of newly commissioned essays written by internationally
recognized scholars

* 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

* includes section overviews, annotated chapter bibliographies, and
discussion questions

>>From the contents
List of Contributors.


Part I. Theoretical Perspectives in Language Policy: An
Overview(Thomas Ricento).

1. Language Policy: Theory and Practice -
An Introduction (Thomas Ricento).

2. Frameworks and Models in Language Policy and Planning (Nancy H.Hornberger).

3. Critical Theroy in Language Policy (James W. Tollefson).

4. Postmodernism in Language Policy (Alastair Pennycook).

5. Economic Considerations in Language Policy (FranVois Grin).

6. Political Theory and Language Policy (Ronald Schmidt, Sr).

7. Language Policy and Linguistic Culture (Harold Schiffman).

Part II. Methodological Perspectives in Language Policy.

Methodological Perspectives in Language Policy: An Overview (Thomas Ricento).

8. The Lessons of Historical Investigation: Implications for the Study
of Language Policy and Planning (Terrence G. Wiley).

9. Ethnographic Methods in Language Policy (Suresh Canagarajah).

10. Linguistic Analyses in Language Policies (Ruth Wodak).

11. Geolinguistic Analysis in Language Policy (Don Cartwright).

12. Psycho-Sociological Analysis in Language Policy (Colin Baker).

Part III. Topical Areas in Language Policy.

Topical Areas in Language Policy: An Overview (Thomas Ricento).

13. Language Policy and National Identity (Jan Blommaert).

14. Language Policy and Minority Rights (Stephen May).

15. Language Policy and Linguistic Human Rights (Tove Skutnabb-Kangas).

16. Language Policies and the Education of Linguistic Minorities
(Christina Bratt Paulston and Kai Heidemann).

17. Lnaguage Policy and Language Shift (Joshua A. Fishman).

18. Language Policy and Sign Languages (Timothy Reagan).

19. Language Policy and Linguistic Imperialism (Robert Phillipson).


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