Ideologies of Language (RLE Linguistics A: General Linguistics)

Kobo ebook | February 3, 2014

byJohn E. Joseph, Talbot J. Taylor

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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 Language counters these claims and assumptions by demonstrating not only their descriptive inaccuracy but also their conceptual incoherence.

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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 Language counters these claims ...

Format:Kobo ebookPublished:February 3, 2014Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1134741464

ISBN - 13:9781134741465

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