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Title: Terminology and Language Planning
Written By: Bassey Edem Antia
Series Title: Terminology and Lexicography Research and Practice

Changing socio-political landscapes, the dynamics of 'glocalisation', among other factors, are spawning new policy attitudes towards multilingualism, and again putting language planning (LP) on the map -in a manner reminiscent of the 1960s and 1970s. With respect to terminology, this book suggests that to be relevant and sustainable, current LP would have to define its mission as the deregulation of access to specialised knowledge, and correspondingly be founded on substantially different methods and theoretical bases: epistemology and ontology of specialised domains; research on language for special purposes (LSP) and collocations; corpus linguistics; knowledge extraction and knowledge representation;language engineering technologies. On the one hand, the book recommends itself to decision-makers and language planning project managers. On the other, it should be of interest to students of LSP and terminology, language planning, concept and object theories, knowledge modelling,artificial intelligence, text and corpus management, translation process analysis, text and African linguistics.

Publication Year: 2000
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Text/Corpus Linguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1556197713
ISBN-13: 9781556197710
Prices: U.S. $ 142
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9027223254
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Prices: NLG 158.00