Language Planning and Policy: Issues in Language Planning and Literacy

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Anthony Liddicoat
Multilingual Matters, Jan 1, 2007 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 271 pages
While literacy has always been central to language planning work, there are fewer studies which focus primarily on literacy as a language planning activity. This volume investigates the complex issues and social and political pressures relating to literacy in a variety of language planning contexts around the world.
 

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Contents

Issues and Implications
13
National and Local Instantiations
30
Living with
46
Conceptions of Literacy in Canadian Immigrant Language Training
63
Singapores Literacy Policy and its Conflicting Ideologies
76
Rethinking Language Planning and Policy from the Ground
89
Legislating Literacy for Linguistic and Ethnic Minorities
102
Vernaculars in Literacy and Basic Education in Cambodia
122
The Consequences of Vernacular Illiteracy in the Pacific
164
The Case of Kuot New Ireland
185
Vernacular Literacy in the Touo Language of the Solomon Islands
209
A Report on the Ongoing
221
The Development of Appropriate Educational
236
Literacy and LanguageinEducation Policy in Bidialectal Settings
254
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261
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Literacy in Pidgin and Creole Languages
143

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Anthony J. Liddicoat is Associate Professor in Applied Linguistics at the Research Centre for Languages and Cultures Education in the School of International Studies at the University of South Australia. His research interests include: language and intercultural issues in education, conversation analysis, and language policy and planning

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