Search for dissertations about: "Kenneth Hyltenstam"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 swedish dissertations containing the words Kenneth Hyltenstam.

  1. 1. Age differences in first language attrition : A maturational constraints perspective

    Author : Emanuel Bylund Spångberg; Kenneth Hyltenstam; Niclas Abrahamsson; Silvina Montrul; Emanuel Bylund; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; first language attrition; age differences; maturational constraints; critical period; language acquisition; bilingualism; international adoptees; conceptual proficiency; language aptitude; Bilingualism; Tvåspråkighet; tvåspråkighetsforskning; Bilingualism;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates age-related differences in first language (L1) attrition in a second language (L2) setting. The thesis is based on four individual studies. READ MORE

  2. 2. Social interaction and identification among adolescents in multilingual suburban Sweden : A study of institutional order and sociocultural change

    Author : Charlotte Haglund; Kenneth Hyltenstam; Monica Heller; Annick Sjögren; Shirley Brice Heath; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; interaction; identity; multilingualism; institutional order; social change; critical ethnography; school; Languages and linguistics; Språkvetenskap;

    Abstract : This thesis is based on an ethnographic fieldwork among a group of adolescents in and out of school in suburban Sweden. The adolescents share the diasporic experience of living outside of the countries or nations of origin, experiencing marginalization in relation to majority society and concurrently being part of global, national and local transformations and changes. READ MORE

  3. 3. Code-switching in Chicano Theater : Power, Identity and Style in Three Plays by Cherríe Moraga

    Author : Carla Jonsson; Patricia Poussa; Kenneth Hyltenstam; Christopher Stroud; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Linguistics; code-switching; Chicano theater; Chicano; Chicano discourse; power; identity; language ideology; third space; style; hybridity; code-mixing; Lingvistik; Linguistics; Lingvistik; engelska; English;

    Abstract : The thesis examines local and global functions of code-switching and code-mixing in Chicano theater, i.e. in writing intended for performance. The data of this study consists of three published plays by Chicana playwright Cherríe Moraga. READ MORE

  4. 4. Authentic Language : Övdalsk, metapragmatic exchange and the margins of Sweden’s linguistic market

    Author : David Karlander; Kenneth Hyltenstam; Christopher Stroud; Tomas Riad; Judith T. Irvine; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; authenticity; history of linguistic thought; indexicality; linguistic anthropology; linguistic minorities; metalanguage; metapragmatics; philosophical anthropology; Övdalsk; autenticitet; filosofisk antropologi; indexikalitet; lingvistisk antropologi; metaspråk; metapragmatik; språkliga minoriteter; språkvetenskapens idéhistoria; älvdalska; tvåspråkighet; Bilingualism;

    Abstract : This compilation thesis engages with practices that in some way place stakes in the social existence of Övdalsk (also älvdalska, Elfdalian, Övdalian), a marginal form of Scandinavian used mainly in Sweden’s Älvdalen municipality. The practices at hand range from early 20th century descriptive dialectology and contemporary lay-linguistics to language advocacy and language political debate. READ MORE

  5. 5. Debating Swedish : Language Politics and Ideology in Contemporary Sweden

    Author : Tommaso M. Milani; Kenneth Hyltenstam; Sally Johnson; Adrian Blackledge; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; bilingual education; citizenship; CDA; language debate; language ideology; language legislation; language politics; language testing; social theory; Sweden; Bilingualism; Tvåspråkighet; tvåspråkighetsforskning; Bilingualism Research;

    Abstract : This thesis is concerned with three language debates that reached their most crucial peaks in Sweden at the beginning of the twenty-first century: (i) the debate on the promotion of the Swedish language, (ii) the debate on language testing for citizenship, and (iii) the debate on mother tongue instruction. The main scope of the thesis is to take a theoretically multi-pronged approach to these debates trying to shed light on the following aspects: Why did such debates emerge when they did? Which discourses were available in those specific historical moments? Who are the social actors that intervened in these debates? What is at stake for them? What do they claim? What systems of values, ideas and beliefs – i. READ MORE