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Officialising language : a discourse study of language politics in the United States

Lo Bianco, Joseph


This is a study of the discourse contest concerning the officialisation of English in the United States. It consists of an analysis of the language of that discourse shaped by a belief that discourse is a rather neglected but potentially illuminating area of examination of language and literacy policy. The study seeks to understand the processes and content of language policy as it is being made, or performed, and is influenced by a critique of the theory and practice of language policy which...[Show more]

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Date published: 2008-11-10T23:17:07Z
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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