Standardization, Ideology and Linguistics by N. ArmstrongStandardization, 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.
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) Social and Linguistic Change in European Fre...
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Title:Standardization, Ideology and LinguisticsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:253 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.92 inPublished:December 15, 2012Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230296750

ISBN - 13:9780230296756

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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