An Introduction to Language Policy
Theory and Method
Edited by Thomas Ricento
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Introduction to Language Policy by Thomas Ricento
Book Description"An Introduction to Language Policy: Theories and Method" is a collection of newly-written chapters that cover the major theories and methods currently employed by scholars active in the field. This title provides an accessible introduction to the study of language policy research and language's role in social life. It consists of newly commissioned essays written by internationally recognized scholars. It helps define and describe a growing field of inquiry and is an authoritative source for students, scholars and researchers in linguistics, applied linguistics, education, policy studies and related areas. It includes section overviews, annotated chapter bibliographies, and discussion questions.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781405114981
(230mm x 156mm x 23mm)
Imprint: Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 26-Aug-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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This edited volume will articulate a new framework for language policy research that explores the connections between language policy and political economy in its analysis of how English affects the status of other languages in countries, specifically those where English is now spoken as a foreign or additional language.
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An Introduction to Language Policy: Theories and Method is a collection of newly-written chapters that cover the major theories and methods currently employed by scholars active in the field.
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Author Biography - Thomas Ricento
Thomas Ricento is Professor in the Division of Bicultural-Bilingual Studies at the University of Texas at San Antonio. He is founding co-editor of the Journal of Language, Identity, and Education (with Terrence Wiley) and his publications include Americanization and Ideologies of Language (2005), and Ideology, Politics and Language Policies: Focus on English (edited, 2000).
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