Ideologies Of Language (rle Linguistics A: General Linguistics) by John E. JosephIdeologies Of Language (rle Linguistics A: General Linguistics) by John E. Joseph

Ideologies Of Language (rle Linguistics A: General Linguistics)

EditorJohn E. Joseph, Talbot J. Taylor

Hardcover | June 12, 2013

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Is the study of language ideologically neutral? If so, is this study objective and autonomous?

One of the most cherished assumptions of modern academic linguistics is that the study of language is, or should be, ideologically neutral. This professed ideological neutrality goes hand-in-hand with claims of scientific objectivity and explanatory autonomy.Ideologies of Languagecounters these claims and assumptions by demonstrating not only their descriptive inaccuracy but also their conceptual incoherence.

Title:Ideologies Of Language (rle Linguistics A: General Linguistics)Format:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.98 inPublished:June 12, 2013Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0415715784

ISBN - 13:9780415715782

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Ideology and ScienceJohn E. Joseph and Talbot J. Taylor Part 1: Linguistic Ideologies  1. Which is to be master? The institutionalization of authority in the science of languageTalbot J. Taylor  2. That obscure object of desire: a science of languageTony Crowley  3. Ideologizing Saussure: Bloomfield's and Chomsky's readings of theCours de linguistique g'rale John E. Joseph  4. Demythologizing sociolinguistics: why language does not reflect societyDeborah Cameron Part 2: The Linguistics of Self-Image 5. Celso Cittadini and the origin of the vernacular: the convergence of science and subjectivityMichael T. Ward  6. Ideology and the 'clarity' of FrenchPierre Swiggers  7. The ideological profile of Afrikaans historical linguisticsPaul T. Roberge Part 3: Political Linguistics  8. On freedom of speechRoy Harris  9. SWhat are words worth? Language and ideology in French dictionaries of the revolutionary periodPieter Desmet, Johan Rooryck and Pierre Swiggers  10. 'Reducing' Pacific languages to writingsPeter M'hlh'ler 11. Theory of emergence: towards a historical-materialistic approach to the history of linguisticsPaul Laurendeau.  Bibliography.  Name Index.  Subject Index