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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Fitri rated it liked it Dec 26, Chapter 9 deals with a number of topics pertaining to ”Local, regional, and national governments managing languages. Bernard Spolsky reviews research on the family, religion, the workplace, the media, schools, legal and health institutions, the military and government.
To sum up, although the book presents many issues relevant to a given problem area, it does not deal theoretically llanguage their nature and, what is most important, with how and why various phenomena relate to each other. Helen Kennedy added it May 18, To illustrate this, we can quote the following passage: This feature may be connected with the way this book is written. The conclusion of Chapter 2 is similarly simple: Reyska marked it as to-read Nov 30, Trivia About Language Management.
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Language policy is all about choices. This, however, is not the case. Bernard Spolsky reviews research on the family, religion, the workplace, the media, schools, legal and health institutions, the military and government. No man is an island, nor a family a closed sociolinguistic unit” p.
Language Management by Bernard Spolsky
The Czech Republic was set up as a culmination of the internal disagreements between the Czech and the Slovak political elites in Czechoslovakia since its creation. In addition, Spolsky argues that language management, beliefs and practices influence each other within individual domains and across domains.
Amber added it Oct 06, bernagd Mulham marked it as to-read Aug 14, If you are bilingual or plurilingual, you have to choose which language to use. Further, manavement page 86, ”the Czech reversed cedilla for nasalization” is mentioned.
The Czech Republic, set up in with the breakup of the Soviet Union, restored a division that had been blurred when Czechoslovakia spolxky created in Perspectives from Three Continents. Skip to main content.
The author of the book under review, however, prefers ”language management” over ”language planning,” ”because it more precisely captures the nature of the phenomenon” p. Enter the email address you signed up with and we’ll email you a reset link. However, implicit motivation for particular behaviour does not have to be ”guessed’,’ but is a normal object of scientific inquiry. Open Preview See a Problem? Refresh and try again. Lists with This Book. Cambridge University Press Amazon.
Despite the fact that the author decided to ”pass over” the topic of simple language management, he nevertheless includes it in the final chapter. Some of these choices are the result of management, reflecting conscious and explicit efforts by language managers to control the choices. Language Management Bernard Spolsky No preview available – langusge Although pre-interaction management i.
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Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The author defines language management as: 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.
How exactly this influence takes place can only be seen in particular examples of language management, but is not theoretically modelled or described in general terms.
However, the information on the settings and events I happen to be familiar with contain many factual errors. Some of these choices are the result of management, reflecting conscious and explicit efforts by language managers to control the choices. A model is developed that recognises the complexity of language management, makes sense of the various forces involved, and clarifies why it is such a difficult enterprise.
At the end of the Second World War, the Czech and Slovak political elites decided to restore Czechoslovakia as a state of two nations — the Constitution declared: Enas rated it it was amazing Jul 26, 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 or domain-external forces.
Each chapter provides a number of examples of language management from many settings all over the world. Spolsky’s rendering of the distinction between ”simple” and ”organized” language management, which he has borrowed from Jernudd and Neustupny’s language management theory cf. Prague School General principles for the spolaky of good language translated by P.
There were 18, employed, with a projected increase over the next ten years of percent each year. Lievia rated it it was amazing May 19,