Language Planning from Practice to Theory

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Multilingual Matters, Jan 1, 1997 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 403 pages
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Reviewing the field of language policy and planning, this text sets out current practice and ways of thinking about language policy and planning, looking at methodology and the key areas of education, literacy and economics. Case studies of key language planning and policy issues are included.
 

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Contents

Initial Concepts
5
In Part 1 of this volume the reader is introduced to the field of language
27
Who Does What to Whom?
28
Language Planning Goals
59
Key Issues in Language Planning
85
Education and Literacy
122
The Economics of Language Planning
153
Case Studies in Language Planning
193
Bilingualism and Language Status
216
Specific Purpose Language Planning
240
Towards a Theory of Language Planning
267
Key Issues
296
Language Planning in National Contexts
324
References
341
Authors
388
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Robert B. Kaplan is Emeritus Professor of Applied Linguistics at the University of Southern California.

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