Ideological Conceptualizations of Language: Discourses of Linguistic Diversity by Erzsébet BarátIdeological Conceptualizations of Language: Discourses of Linguistic Diversity by Erzsébet Barát

Ideological Conceptualizations of Language: Discourses of Linguistic Diversity

EditorErzsébet Barát, Patrick Studer, Jirí Nekvapil

Hardcover | August 16, 2013

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This book presents cutting-edge research into the complex interrelationships between linguistic diversity and ideology. It provides insight into how institutions and individual stakeholders carry ideologies forward into the discursive space through policies, propaganda or individual perceptions and reflections. The chapters focus on different European localities (UK, Central Europe, Switzerland, Luxembourg, Netherlands and Italy), social actors (migrant communities, citizens, and policy-makers), and institutional contexts such as public bodies (European, national) and private enterprises. Understanding ideology as a social act of conceptualization, the book contributes to the growing interdisciplinary body of linguistic research into the social theory of meaning and change.
Erzsébet Barát is Associate Professor of Gender Studies and Social Linguistics at the University of Szeged (Hungary). Her research interests cover critical studies of discourse, relational models of identity, the relationship between language, power and ideology, and feminist critical theory. Patrick Studer is Professor of Applied Ling...
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Title:Ideological Conceptualizations of Language: Discourses of Linguistic DiversityFormat:HardcoverDimensions:8.27 × 5.83 × 0.98 inPublished:August 16, 2013Publisher:Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der WissenschaftenLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3631614594

ISBN - 13:9783631614594

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Contents: Erzsébet Barát/Patrick Studer/Jiří Nekvapil: Approaching the study of language use and ideology: An introduction – John B. Trumper/Marta Maddalon: Local - global - glocal: Trends in the creation of linguistic prestige and ideology – Rik Vosters: Dutch, Flemish, or Hollandic? Social and ideological aspects of linguistic convergence and divergence during the United Kingdom of the Netherlands (1815–1830) – Julia de Bres: Language ideologies for constructing inclusion and exclusion: Identity and interest in the metalinguistic discourse of cross-border workers in Luxembourg – Jiří Nekvapil/Tamah Sherman: Language ideologies and linguistic practices: The case of multinational companies in Central Europe – Jaine Beswick: Ideology and language: Assumed and authentic linguistic practices of Portuguese migrants in workspaces on Jersey – Vít Dovalil: Ideological positioning in legal discourses on European multilingualism: Equality of languages as an ideology and a challenge – Mi-Cha Flubacher: Language(s) as the key to integration? The ideological role of diglossia in the German-speaking region of Switzerland – Patrick Studer: Management of language ideologies in informal language planning episodes – Erzsébet Barát: The differentiation of linguistic and cultural diversity: A critical analysis of ideological investments of migrants’ desire for belonging – Patrick Studer: In dialogue with Ivana Marková: Linguistics and social representations.