Item description for Language Ideological Debates (Language, Power and Social Process) by Jan Blommaert...
Language-Ideological Debates presents analyses of historically situated discursive events -- debates -- during which ideas about language are formed, articulated, and authoritatively entextualized. The studies cover cases as diverse as Corsica, the US, Singapore and Congo. Based on detailed empirical analyses, the book intends to fuel the theoretical discussion on language, history, and society.
The studies aim at offering insights in the concrete human-agentive and sociopolitical dimensions of language history, thus enriching the historiography of language with more mature insights in the dynamics of power and politics.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 1" Width: 6.25" Height: 9.5" Weight: 1.75 lbs.
Publisher Walter de Gruyter
ISBN 3110163500 ISBN13 9783110163506
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More About Jan Blommaert
Jan Blommaert is Professor of Linguistic Anthropology in the Department of Language and Culture Studies at Tilburg University, The Netherlands.
Jan Blommaert has an academic affiliation as follows - University of Jyvaskyla, Finland Universiteit Gent, Belgium Universite.