Language Planning and Policy: Language Planning in Local Contexts

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2008-04-01
  • Publisher: Multilingual Matters

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Language problems potentially exist at all levels of human activity, including the local contexts of communities and institutions. This volume examines the ways in which language planning works as a local activity in a wide variety of contexts around the world and dealing with a wide range of language planning issues.

Author Biography

Anthony J. Liddicoat is Professor in Applied Linguistics at the Research Centre for Languages and Cultures in the School of International Studies at the University of South Australia. He is a former president of the Australian Federation of Modern language Teachers Associations. His research interests include: language and intercultural issues in education, conversation analysis, and language policy and planning. In recent years his research has focussed on ways on issues relating to the teaching and learning of culture through language study and his work has contributed to the development of Intercultural Language Teaching and Learning. He has published many books and papers in this area including Introduction to Conversation Analysis, Language Planning and Literacy, Australian Perspectives on Internationalisation, and Perspectives on Europe.Richard B. Baldauf, Jr is Associate Professor of TESOL in the School of Education at the University of Queensland and a member of the Executive of the International Association of Applied Linguistics (AILA). He has published numerous articles in refereed journals and books. He is co-editor of Language Planning and Education in Australasia and the South Pacific (Multilingual Matters, 1990), principal researcher and editor for the Viability of Low Candidature LOTE Courses in Universities (DEET, 1995), co-author with Robert B. Kaplan of Language Planning from Practice to Theory (Multilingual Matters, 1997) and Language and Language-in-Education Planning in the Pacific Basin (Kluwer, 2003), and co-author with Zhao Shouhui of Planning Chinese Characters: Revolution, Evolution or Reaction (Springer, 2007).

Table of Contents

Language Planning in Local Contexts: Agents, Contexts and Interactioasp. 3
Rearticulating the Case for Micro Language Planning in a Language Ecology Contextp. 18
From Language to Ethnolect: Maltese to Maltaljanp. 45
Community-level Approaches in Language Planning: The Case of Hungarian in Australiap. 55
Micro-level Language Planning in Irelandp. 75
Preserving Dialects of an Endangered Languagep. 95
The Ecological Impact of a Dictionaryp. 113
Prestige From the Bottom Up: A Review of Language Planning in Guernseyp. 120
Language Planning in American Indian Pueblo Communities: Contemporary Challenges and Issuesp. 139
Terminology Planning in Aboriginal Australiap. 156
Changing the Language Ecology of Kadazandusun: The Role of the Kadazandusun Language Foundationp. 171
Singaporean Education Planning: Moving From the Macro to the Microp. 183
'Trajectories of Agency' and Discursive Identities in Education: A Critical Site in Feminist Language Planningp. 199
University Students' Attitudes Towards and Experiences of Bilingual Classroomsp. 217
Pacific Languages at the University of the South Pacificp. 234
Micro Language Planning for Student Support in a Pharmacy Facultyp. 240
Negotiable Acceptability: Reflections on the Interactions Between Language Professionals in Europe and NNS Scientists Wanting to Publish in Englishp. 255
On Language Management in Multilingual Companies in the Czech Republicp. 268
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