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Analysing social policy concepts and language: Comparative and Transnational Perspectives

Daniel Béland and Klaus Petersen

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447306443
eISBN:
9781447311607
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306443.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This edited volume offers comparative, historical, and political surveys of the international development of social policy concepts and language and the changing boundaries they entails. The volume ... More


Arabic Sociolinguistics

Reem Bassiouney

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748623730
eISBN:
9780748671373
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623730.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

The first introduction to the field of Arabic sociolinguistics, this book discusses major trends in research on diglossia, code-switching, gendered discourse, language variation and change, and ... More


Authority and Legitimacy in Dialogue

in Talking about Race: Community Dialogues and the Politics of Difference

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226869063
eISBN:
9780226869087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226869087.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter probes how people negotiate power over the conversation in contexts of dialogue that supposedly question conventional standards of authority and legitimacy. It also asks how this process ... More


Babel in Zion

Liora R. Halperin

in Babel in Zion: Jews, Nationalism, and Language Diversity in Palestine, 1920-1948

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300197488
eISBN:
9780300210200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300197488.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This book concentrates on the years between 1920, when the British, then the military occupiers of Palestine, first declared Hebrew an official language of that country, and 1948, when Israel ... More


Back to the Future: High School Revisited

Kathryn A. Woolard

in Singular and Plural: Ideologies of Linguistic Authority in 21st Century Catalonia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190258610
eISBN:
9780190600464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190258610.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter gauges the effects of Catalan-medium educational language policies through an ethnographic re-study of the same high school where the author had carried out a classroom case study twenty ... More


Beyond Chinese Linguistic Imperialism: Multi-linguistic Policy

Baogang He

in Governing Taiwan and Tibet: Democratic Approaches

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780748699711
eISBN:
9781474416139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748699711.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In discussing the erosion of Tibetan language teaching in Tibet, Chapter 9 explores China’s long history of ‘linguistic imperialism’ and asks how it is mediating, and perhaps even undermining, ... More


Bilingual Education: Southeast Asian Perspectives

Angela M. Y. Lin and Evelyn Y. F. Man

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789622099586
eISBN:
9789888180233
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099586.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Secondary Education

Questions regarding whether a first or a second/foreign language should be used as a medium of instruction (MOI) in schools, and if yes, for whom, and when, have been enthusiastically debated in ... More


Bilingualism in School

Norbert Francis

in Bilingual Competence and Bilingual Proficiency in Child Development

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016391
eISBN:
9780262298384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016391.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter examines bilingualism and second language (L2) learning in multilingual and multicultural educational institutions. It looks at child language development in bilingual and multilingual ... More


Brewing Trouble: Language, the State, and Modernity in Industrial Beer Production (Montreal, 1978–1980)

Monica Heller

in Paths to Post-Nationalism: A Critical Ethnography of Language and Identity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199746866
eISBN:
9780199827091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746866.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

The second ethnographic chapter focuses on the shift to modernist state-territorial nationalism in Québec in the 1960s, showing how conditions produced earlier allowed an emerging bourgeoisie to take ... More


Citizenship and Official Bilingualism in Canada

Pierre A. Coulombe

in Citizenship in Diverse Societies

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780198297703
eISBN:
9780191602948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829770X.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The principles that underlie official bilingualism are viewed broadly with the objective of making sense of the interplay between citizenship in the Canadian polity and its embodiment in federal (and ... More


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