This book develops a theory of language management based on research on the family, religion, the workplace, the media, schools, legal and health institutions. Bernard Spolsky defines language management as “an attempt by some person or As Spolsky points out, his domain-based approach departs from the tr. Download Citation on ResearchGate | Bernard Spolsky, Language management | SpolskyBernard, Language management. New York: Cambridge University.
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Secondly, the author does not make clear why simple language management should concentrate on issues of language cultivation, when self-corrections, including replacement of an item from language A for an item from language B in bilingual speech, or a decision to take a course in a foreign language are also instances of simple language management and involve language variety choice. Bernard Spolsky reviews research on the family, religion, the workplace, the media, schools, legal and health institutions, the military and government.
Skip to main content. Amber added it Oct 06, Just as independence in India and the division from Pakistan had led to the splitting of Hindustani into Hindi and Urdu, so did the splitting of Czechoslovakia produce a renewal of separate identities for Czech and Slovak Language Management by Bernard Spolsky. Lievia rated it it was amazing May 19, Chapter 8 focuses on ”Managing military language”, especially on the different language management situation of members of the military hierarchy and on language policy particularly foreign language teaching in several selected armies.
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Sean rated it liked it May 06, Also discussed are language activists, international organisations, and human rights relative to language, and the book concludes with a review of language managers and management agencies. Languate after the fall of the communist regime and, therefore, of heavily centralized state power in Czechoslovakia indid the split of this already federal state become possible in If you are bilingual or plurilingual, you have to choose which language to use.
This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Spolsky focuses especially on the question of which participants understood as ”social roles” in language management are there in a particular domain, and pays attention to the question of the extent to which language management is carried out or influenced by domain-internal mznagement domain-external forces. Perspectives from Three Continents.
The split of Czechoslovakia in did not bring about anything new with respect to the identities of the two languages.
Erik marked it as to-read May 26, These and other pieces of incorrect information show that the author of the book has not treated his data and sources carefully. Garvin; appendix to Garvin, P. Want to Read saving….
Refresh and try again. This book presents a specific theory of language management. An International Handbook of Contemporary Research. Vito marked it as to-read Jul 09, Selected pages Title Page. Little space is left for discussion and theoretical considerations.
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Mulham marked it as to-read Aug 14, Prague School General principles for the cultivation of good language translated by P. To the above mentioned concepts of ”language beliefs” and ”language practices”, he adds Fishman’s concept of the domain which is characterized by its typical participants, location and topics. My library Help Advanced Book Search. The Spolsky’s claims that there were attempts in interwar Czechoslovakia to create a single national alnguage by ”blending” Czech and Slovak and that the split of Czechoslovakia in ”produced a renewal of separate identities” are thus false.
Feb 07, Marlieke rated it did not like it. Reyska marked it as to-read Nov 30, It is typical of the book as a whole that the relationship of the author’s conception to others mentioned in the book is not clarified.
This feature may be connected with the way this book is written. These activities are divided befnard a number of categories.
Also discussed are language activists, international organisations, and human rights relative to language, and the manaement concludes with a review of language managers and management agencies. Thus, Chapter 2, ”Managing language in the family,” deals with the family domain, and Chapter 3, ”Religious language policy,” with language management in Judaism, Christianity, Islam and other religions.
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The author also touches upon the issue of the cultivation of the public use of language.