Search for dissertations about: "Language Ideology"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 44 swedish dissertations containing the words Language Ideology.

  1. 1. Debating Swedish Language Politics and Ideology in Contemporary Sweden

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Centrum för tvåspråkighetsforskning

    Author : Tommaso M. Milani; Stockholms universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; bilingual education; citizenship; CDA; language debate; language ideology; language legislation; language politics; language testing; social theory; Sweden; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Linguistic subjects Bilingualism; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Lingvistikämnen 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

  2. 2. Language testing and citizenship: a language ideological debate in Sweden

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Centrum för tvåspråkighetsforskning

    Author : Tommaso M. Milani; Stockholms universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; language testing; language ideology; language policy; Swedish; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Linguistic subjects Bilingualism; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Lingvistikämnen Tvåspråkighet;

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  3. 3. Language policy from below Bilingual education and heterogeneity in post-apartheid South Africa

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Swedish Language and Multilingualism, Stockholm University

    Author : Peter Plüddemann; Stockholms universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; bilingual education; mother tongue; language policy from below; heterogeneity; multilingualism; language ideology; South Africa; tvåspråkighetsforskning; Bilingualism;

    Abstract : The present thesis on bilingual education, with its foci on linguistic heterogeneity and language policy 'from below', covers the first 15 years in the officially multilingual new South Africa. The post-apartheid era has seen South Africa's pro-multilingual Constitution and the language-in-education policy for schools being sidelined in favour of an English-oriented mindset. READ MORE

  4. 4. Caregiving Dilemmas Ideology and Social Interactionin Tanzanian Family Life

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Sofia Johnson Frankenberg; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Caregiving dilemmas; ideology; child rights; interaction; language socialization; Tanzania; early childhood relationships; participation; power asymmetries; Omsorgsdilemman; ideologi; barns rättigheter; interaktion; språksocialisation; Tanzania; tidiga barndoms relationer; deltagande; makt asymmetrier;

    Abstract : This thesis explores caregiving ideology and social interaction in Tanzanian families with a focus on guidance and control of young children. The study is set within a context of social change in terms of urbanization as well as the implementation of the Convention on the Rights of the Child. READ MORE

  5. 5. Quichua children and language shift in an Andean community : School, play and sibling caretaking

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Camilla Rindstedt; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2001]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Quichua-spanish bilingualism; language practices; language ideology; sibling caretaking; play; gender; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN; Quichua-Spanish bilingualism; sibling care-taking; tvåspråkighet; Ecuador; språk och identitet; indianer; språk; barnspråk; spanska;

    Abstract : In Ecuador, there is an ongoing ethnic revitalization among indigenous peoples. Yet, in San Antonio, a 'zona roja' in the Andes, the comuneros do not speak Quichua to their children, even though the Quichua language is seen as an extremely important aspect of Indian identity. READ MORE