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Name: Dave  Sayers
Institution: Sheffield Hallam University
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State and/or Country: United Kingdom   
Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Language Documentation
Linguistic Theories
History of Linguistics
Dissertation Abstract: Reversing Babel: Declining linguistic diversity and the flawed attempts to protect it
Reviewer of: The Struggle for Legitimacy (LL Issue 23.418)
Review: Sociolinguistics: Judge (2007) (LL Issue 19.598)
Language without Rights (LL Issue 22.2311)
Paradigm Shift in Language Planning and Policy (LL Issue 23.5134)
Mediatization and Sociolinguistic Change (LL Issue 27.3301)
Academic Paper Abstract: Wilson McLeod (ed.), Revitalising Gaelic in Scotland. Edinburgh: Dunedin Academic Press, 2006.
How Narrow is Narrowcasting? Are regional dialects standardised for national TV?
Cross-disciplinary Insights on Regional Dialect Levelling
Standardising Cornish: The politics of a new minority language
The Mediated Innovation Model: A framework for researching media influence in language change

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