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English as a Lingua Franca in Asean: A Multilingual Model

Andy Kirkpatrick

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028795
eISBN:
9789882206922
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028795.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

The lingua franca role of English, coupled with its status as the official language of ASEAN, has important implications for language policy and language education. These include the relationship ... More


Mapping a Global Phenomenon: The Spectacle of Official Multilingualism

Janny H.C. Leung

in Shallow Equality and Symbolic Jurisprudence in Multilingual Legal Orders

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190210335
eISBN:
9780190210359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190210335.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Having explored how official multilingualism has emerged as a product of historical and sociopolitical development, this chapter moves on to survey the extent of the phenomenon in the contemporary ... More


Montenegrin: A mountain out of a mole hill?

Robert D. Greenberg

in Language and Identity in the Balkans: Serbo-Croatian and Its Disintegration

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199208753
eISBN:
9780191717673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208753.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

This chapter analyses the complex language situation in Montenegro, focusing on the dialects and literary traditions, the debates surrounding the official language of Montenegro, and the ... More


How Official Multilingualism Works: A Symbolic Jurisprudence

Janny H.C. Leung

in Shallow Equality and Symbolic Jurisprudence in Multilingual Legal Orders

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190210335
eISBN:
9780190210359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190210335.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter spells out major sociopolitical forces that have contributed to the widespread adoption of official multilingualism, and offers an explanation of how official multilingualism works ... More


Conclusion

Tsedal Neeley

in The Language of Global Success: How a Common Tongue Transforms Multinational Organizations

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196121
eISBN:
9781400888641
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196121.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This concluding chapter provides some reflections on the lessons attained through the study of Rakuten's employees. The study reveals that a global company integrates its diverse and disparate pieces ... More


Formalizing the Primacy of English

C.J.W. Baaij

in Legal Integration and Language Diversity: Rethinking Translation in EU Lawmaking

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190680787
eISBN:
9780190680817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190680787.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

The first step in evaluating and proposing an alternative to current EU Translation is determining which language version is and should be the original text and thus the “source text” for translation ... More


Distribution of the Benefits and Costs of Canada’s Federal Official Languages Policy: Results for 2001

Maxime Leblanc Desgagné and François Vaillancourt

in The Economics of Language Policy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034708
eISBN:
9780262335980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034708.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The chapter is divided in three parts. The first describes the history of the main elements of the federal language policies then turns to the aggregate costs and benefits of the federal official ... More


The People and the Structure of the IASC

Kees Camfferman and Stephen A. Zeff

in Financial Reporting and Global Capital Markets: A History of the International Accounting Standards Committee, 1973-2000

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199296293
eISBN:
9780191700767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296293.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This chapter discusses the organization of operations and early evolution of the International Accounting Standards Committee (IASC), paying attention to its structure, the leadership, the ... More


Modernisation, Globalisation and Citizenship in Israel

Camelia Suleiman

in The Politics of Arabic in Israel: A Sociolinguistic Analysis

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474420860
eISBN:
9781474435666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420860.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter discusses the difficult position of the Arabic language from the point of view of the ‘volatile conditions’ of Arab citizenship in Israel. Azmi Bishara’s political career is a good ... More


Official Actions of the State of Oklahoma

Danny M. Adkison and Lisa McNair Palmer

in The Oklahoma State Constitution

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780197514818
eISBN:
9780197514849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197514818.003.0039
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter addresses Article XXX of the Oklahoma constitution, which concerns the official actions of the state of Oklahoma. This article was adopted at an election held on November 2, 2010, making ... More


An Egyptian Exception?

Jean-Luc Fournet

in The Rise of Coptic: Egyptian Versus Greek in Late Antiquity

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691198347
eISBN:
9780691201733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691198347.003.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter provides an overview of the emergence of Coptic as the written form of Egyptian language. As is well known, a consequence of the Graeco-Macedonian conquest of Egypt and the establishment ... More


Language of proceedings at the Court of First Instance

Christoph Keussen and Winfried Tilmann

in Unified Patent Protection in Europe: A Commentary

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198755463
eISBN:
9780191927706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198755463.003.0095
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

Art 49 UPCA sets out provisions on the choice of the language of proceedings before the Court of First Instance of the UPC. The provision is consistent with Union law which does not contain any ... More


The Rise of Coptic: Egyptian versus Greek in Late Antiquity

Jean-Luc Fournet

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691198347
eISBN:
9780691201733
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691198347.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

Coptic emerged as the written form of the Egyptian language in the third century, when Greek was still the official language in Egypt. By the time of the Arab conquest of Egypt in 641, Coptic had ... More


Use of languages under Article 49(1) and (2) of the Agreement

Max Tilmann and Steffen Steininger

in Unified Patent Protection in Europe: A Commentary

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198755463
eISBN:
9780191927706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198755463.003.0205
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

Pursuant to the first alternative of Art 49(1) UPCA, a local division offers as the language of proceedings an official language of the CMS hosting such division (ie in which that division has its ... More


Shallow Equality and Symbolic Jurisprudence in Multilingual Legal Orders

Janny H.C. Leung

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190210335
eISBN:
9780190210359
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190210335.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This book offers a critical perspective to the proliferation of official multilingualism in the contemporary world. Through diachronic and synchronic comparisons, it shows that official ... More


Introduction

Camelia Suleiman

in The Politics of Arabic in Israel: A Sociolinguistic Analysis

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474420860
eISBN:
9781474435666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420860.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Palestinian poet laureate, Mahmoud Darwish writes that land is inherited like language. Most accounts of Arabs in Israel focus on the lost inheritance of Arab lands. This book investigates the ... More


Culture, Identity, and Policy

Amílcar Antonio Barreto

in The Politics of Language in Puerto Rico: Revisited

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781683401131
eISBN:
9781683401414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401131.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

More than means of communication, languages are integral parts of our cultural identities and feature frequently in intercultural conflict. Language policy has been a thorny issue in ... More


. Language and Religion in the Post-colonial State

Neilesh Bose

in Recasting the Region: Language, Culture, and Islam in Colonial Bengal

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198097280
eISBN:
9780199082933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198097280.003.0006
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter shows the diversity of interpretations of the concept of Pakistan as discussed and debated by Bengalis, from 1944, through and including the political changes of 1947. Through an ... More


Léopold Sédar Senghor

Florian Coulmas

in Guardians of Language: Twenty Voices Through History

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198736523
eISBN:
9780191818646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198736523.003.0020
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

Léopold Sédar Senghor grew up in French West Africa, studied in France, became a French citizen, and, against his will, the first President of an independent Senegal. He embodied the tensions and ... More


Language of written pleadings and written evidence

Winfried Tilmann

in Unified Patent Protection in Europe: A Commentary

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198755463
eISBN:
9780191927706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198755463.003.0196
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

Pursuant to Art 49(1) UPCA, the language of proceedings before any local or regional division shall be an official European Union language which is the official language or one of the official ... More


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