Standardization, Ideology and Linguistics by N. Armstrong

Standardization, Ideology and Linguistics

byN. Armstrong, I. Mackenzie

Hardcover | December 15, 2012

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The authors explore some of the ways in which standardization, ideology and linguistics are interrelated. Through a number of case studies they show how concepts such as grammaticality and structural change covertly rely on a false conceptualization of language, one that derives ultimately from standardization.

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NIGEL ARMSTRONG is Senior Lecturer in French Studies at the University of Leeds, UK. His current research projects focus on social, regional and stylistic variation in French, as well as translation. Nigel's previous publications include Translation, Linguistics, Culture and (with T. Pooley) Linguistics and Social Change in European F...
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Title:Standardization, Ideology and LinguisticsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:266 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.04 inPublished:December 15, 2012Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230296750

ISBN - 13:9780230296756

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Table of Contents

Preface
The Nature of the Standard
Grammaticality
Prestige Speech Patterns
Language Change
Social Levelling, or Anti-standardization
Away from the Anglo-Saxon Model: The Case of French
References