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Europe's Periphery

Bernd Heine and Tania Kuteva

in The Changing Languages of Europe

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199297337
eISBN:
9780191711220
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297337.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter is concerned with the question of how contact between Standard Average European languages and other languages affects the typological profile of the languages concerned. With the spread ... More


Introduction

Lionel Wee

in Language without Rights

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199737437
eISBN:
9780199827107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737437.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This introductory chapter previews a number of ideas that will help set the scene for the discussion in the rest of the book. These include the relationship between language rights and language ... More


Beyond Ethnic Minorities

Lionel Wee

in Language without Rights

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199737437
eISBN:
9780199827107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737437.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

The fourth chapter examines examples of linguistic discrimination that extend beyond ethnic minority languages. It discusses cases of intralanguage discrimination as well as language use in ... More


Migrants and ‘mother tongues’: Extralinguistic forces in the ecology of English in Singapore1

Lisa Lim

in English in Singapore: Modernity and Management

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028436
eISBN:
9789882206939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028436.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter examines the linguistic ecology in Singapore focusing on two external factors of migration and language policies over different eras. It demonstrates the significance of these factors ... More


The Speak Good English Movement: A web-user’s perspective

Paul Bruthiaux

in English in Singapore: Modernity and Management

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028436
eISBN:
9789882206939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028436.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter examines the policy goals and principal activities of the Speak Good English Movement (SGEM) in Singapore. The findings suggests that this campaign is in conflict with the simultaneous ... More


Hybridity in ways of speaking: The glocalization of English in Singapore

Lubna Alsagoff

in English in Singapore: Modernity and Management

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028436
eISBN:
9789882206939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028436.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter examines the reconceptualization of Singlish and the so-called glocalization of English in Singapore. It proposes a model of variation of English in indigenized contexts, originally ... More


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