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Adopting a Process Orientation…in Practice: Chiasmic Relations, Language, and Embodiment in a Living World

John Shotter

in Process, Sensemaking, and Organizing

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199594566
eISBN:
9780191595721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594566.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

What is involved in our adopting a process orientation, in practice, rather than just talking about it in theory? Below, I explore some of the difficulties involved in terms of Wittgenstein's (1980) ... More


Endangered Languages: Beliefs and Ideologies in Language Documentation and Revitalization

Peter K. Austin and Julia Sallabank (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780197265765
eISBN:
9780191771958
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265765.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families

Over the few past centuries, and the last 65 years in particular, there has been a remarkable reduction in global linguistic diversity, as people abandon minority language varieties and switch to ... More


Assimilating and Differentiating Societies

Harlan Lane, Richard C. Pillard, and Ulf Hedberg

in The People of the Eye: Deaf Ethnicity and Ancestry

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199759293
eISBN:
9780199863372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199759293.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The story of Thomas BrownD and the emergence of the first American organizations of Deaf people that he led can be seen as the story of emerging Deaf ethnic consciousness, which surfaced clearly in ... More


English in Singapore: Modernity and Management

Lisa Lim, Anne Pakir, and Lionel Wee (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028436
eISBN:
9789882206939
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028436.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This collection is the seventh volume in the Asian Englishes Today series. Singapore makes an interesting case study of various issues in socio-linguistics, not least because it is an ethnically and ... More


Language Beliefs and the Management of Endangered Languages

Bernard Spolsky

in Endangered Languages: Beliefs and Ideologies in Language Documentation and Revitalization

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780197265765
eISBN:
9780191771958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265765.003.0019
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families

Language beliefs and ideologies constitute a central component of a theory of language policy. The other interrelated but independent components are the language practices of the community being ... More


Minority Language Use in Kven Communities:: Language Shift or Revitalization?

Anna-Kaisa Räisänen

in Endangered Languages: Beliefs and Ideologies in Language Documentation and Revitalization

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780197265765
eISBN:
9780191771958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265765.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families

This chapter examines the relationship between language beliefs and language ideologies among the Kvens in Northern Norway, and specifically how beliefs about Kven language transmission to future ... More


Language Ideologies: Negotiating Linguistic Identities

Patrick Stevenson and Jenny Carl

in Language and Social Change in Central Europe: Discourses on Policy, Identity and the German Language

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748635986
eISBN:
9780748671472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635986.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

As in Chapter 5, the authors here look at ways in which individuals navigate their passage through the changing and sometimes turbulent circumstances of their lives through the accounts they give of ... More


The Peripheral Multilingualism Lens: A Fruitful and Challenging Way Forward?

Helen Kelly-Holmes and Sari Pietikäinen

in Multilingualism and the Periphery

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199945177
eISBN:
9780199333172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945177.003.0011
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

The chapter brings together the main findings from each of the chapters and revisit the introduction and key questions to draw out the volume’s overall contributions. The chapter reflects on some of ... More


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