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Elisabeth Barakos,Johann W. Unger's Discursive Approaches to Language Policy PDF

By Elisabeth Barakos,Johann W. Unger

ISBN-10: 1137531339

ISBN-13: 9781137531339

This publication brings jointly the fields of language coverage and discourse reports from a multidisciplinary theoretical, methodological and empirical point of view. The chapters during this quantity are written by way of overseas students lively within the box of language coverage and making plans and discourse experiences. the varied learn contexts diversity from schooling in Paraguay and Luxembourg through companies in Wales to nearby English language rules in Tajikistan. Readers are thereby invited to imagine seriously concerning the mutual courting among language coverage and discourse in a number of social, political, fiscal and cultural spheres. utilizing techniques that draw on discourse-analytic, anthropological, ethnographic and demanding sociolinguistic frameworks, the members during this assortment discover and refine the ‘discursive’ and the ‘critical’ elements of language coverage as a multilayered, fluid, ideological, discursive and social technique which can function as a device of social switch in addition to reinforcing confirmed energy constructions and inequalities.

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