Search for dissertations about: "language ideology"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 48 swedish dissertations containing the words language ideology.

  1. 1. 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

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

    Author : Tommaso M. Milani; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; language testing; language ideology; language policy; Swedish; Bilingualism; Tvåspråkighet;

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

    Author : Peter Plüddemann; Christopher Stroud; Nancy Hornberger; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; 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. Political corrections : Language activism and regimentation among high school youth

    Author : Henning Årman; Rickard Jonsson; Tommaso Milani; Sari Pietikäinen; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Youth studies; language activism; school ethnography; language policy; linguistic landscapes; language socialization linguistic anthropology; affect; language ideology; barn- och ungdomsvetenskap; Child and Youth Studies;

    Abstract : This thesis is concerned with senior high school students’ language activism and their efforts to navigate linguistic norms and language ideological geographies in contemporary Sweden. Guided by the traditions of child and youth studies (e.g., James & Prout, 1990) and linguistic anthropology (e. READ MORE

  5. 5. Caregiving Dilemmas : Ideology and Social Interactionin Tanzanian Family Life

    Author : Sofia Johnson Frankenberg; Rolf Holmqvist; Birgitta Rubenson; Akunda Mbise; Trine Kjörholt; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; 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