Search for dissertations about: "Dissertations on Sociolinguistics"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the words Dissertations on Sociolinguistics.

  1. 1. Evidential marking in spoken English : Linguistic functions and gender variation

    Author : Erika Berglind Söderqvist; Merja Kytö; Angela Hoffman; Marta Carretero; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Evidentiality; spoken language; English; corpus linguistics; gender; style; pragmatics; sociolinguistics; English; Engelska;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the marking of evidentiality in spoken British English. Evidentiality is the linguistic expression of whether and how a speaker/writer has access to evidence for or against the truth of a proposition, and it is usually manifested in the form of sensory evidentiality (e.g. I saw Sam leave), hearsay evidentiality (e. READ MORE

  2. 2. Manufacturing Multilingualisms of Marginality in Mozambique : Exploring the Orders of Visibility of Local African Languages

    Author : Manuel Guissemo; Christopher Stroud; Caroline Kerfoot; Ana Deumert; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; African languages; bilingualism; language ideology; linguistic landscape; Maputo; Mozambique; multilingualism; Portuguese; transnational multilingualism; tvåspråkighet; Bilingualism;

    Abstract : Colonial era language policies and practices in Mozambique sought to render native African languages (and their speakers) invisible in public space. This ‘order of (in)visibility’ was later adopted by many African states, including Mozambique, by choosing the ex-colonial language as the one and only official language and prohibiting or ignoring the use of African languages in the interest of so-called national unity. READ MORE

  3. 3. Languages and Linguistic Exchanges in Swedish Academia : Practices, Processes, and Globalizing Markets

    Author : Linus Salö; Kenneth Hyltenstam; Christopher Stroud; Monica Heller; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; English in Sweden; language planning and policy; epistemic reflexivity; language ideology; entextualization; Bourdieu; habitus; field; tvåspråkighet; Bilingualism;

    Abstract : Based on four separate studies, this thesis deals with Swedish academia and its dwellers, with an eye toward accounting for matters of languages and linguistic exchanges. The perspectives and thinking-tools of Pierre Bourdieu form the basis of the main leitmotif, albeit extended with insights from linguistic anthropology and sociolinguistics. READ MORE