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Title: Ideological Conceptualizations of Language
Subtitle: Discourses of Linguistic Diversity
Edited By: Erzsébet Barát
Patrick Studer
Jiri Nekvapil
URL: http://www.peterlang.com/?261459
Series Title: Prague Papers on Language, Society and Interaction / Prager Arbeiten zur Sprache, Gesellschaft und Interaktion - Band 3
Description:

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.

Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: Peter Lang AG
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9783631614594
Pages: 283
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