Herbert Christ (auth.), Ruth Wodak, David Corson (eds.)'s Encyclopedia of Language and Education: Language Policy and PDF

By Herbert Christ (auth.), Ruth Wodak, David Corson (eds.)

ISBN-10: 0792349288

ISBN-13: 9780792349280

ISBN-10: 9401145385

ISBN-13: 9789401145381

This quantity covers easy fields of Sociolinguistics and the Sociology of Language; either macro- and micro-domains are provided within the fields of language instructing, minority languages, and difficulties of language acquisition in addition to functional problems with curricula making plans and textbook writing. the main famous students in those fields offer huge descriptions of the $64000 literature, and of the elemental questions within the respective domain names, in addition to examples of ongoing study, and talk about destiny attainable advancements in those fields. This booklet addresses scholars and energetic students within the social sciences in addition to public officers in schooling, language academics and textbook writers, accordingly either theoreticians and practitioners.

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These issues took on racial connotations in the United States (Labov 1972a), as illustrated in the educational controversy over Ebonics - which is overtly linked to the racial classification of African Americans. Labov, perhaps more than any other sociolinguist, demonstrated important linguistic characteristics of vernacular African American English (AAE) at the same time that he developed procedures to quantify linguistic variation across dialects of the same language, that is, without any a priori cognitive assumptions regarding the speech produced by speakers from different social, regional, sexual, or racial backgrounds.

1991, Planning Language, Planning Inequality, Longman, London. van Dijk, T: 1993 'Principles of critical discourse analysis', Discourse and Society 4, 249-283. Walsh, 1991, Pedagogy and the Struggle for Voice: Issues of Language. Power, and Schooling for Puerto Ricans, OISE Press, Toronto. Wodak, R. ): 1989, Language, Power, and Ideology: Studies in Political Discourse, John Benjamins, Amsterdam. : 1995. 'Critical linguistics and critical discourse analysis', in 1. Verschueren, J-O Ostman & 1.

It would be wrong, however, to consider CALx as nothing but a welding together of applied linguistic and political concerns. Rather, it is important to observe, first, that CALx often directs its critical focus on the positivistic and apolitical modes of analysis that predominate in a great deal of research on Applied Linguistics itself; thus, another aspect of CALx is its critique of normative applied linguistics. Second, by asking different questions in different ways, CALx does more than just add a political dimension to standard questions, but rather opens up a range of different issues for investigation.

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