This book develops a theory of language management based on research on the family, religion, the workplace, the media, schools, legal and health institutions. Bernard Spolsky defines language management as “an attempt by some person or As Spolsky points out, his domain-based approach departs from the tr. Download Citation on ResearchGate | Bernard Spolsky, Language management | SpolskyBernard, Language management. New York: Cambridge University.

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Language Management

From this follows that simple language management can include not only self-correction but also correction by others cf. The Czech Republic, set up in with the breakup of the Soviet Union, restored a division that had been blurred when Czechoslovakia was created in Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Moreover, the occasional expression ”language policy and management” e. These activities are divided into a number of categories.

The book can be of interest to scholars working in the field of language policy benrard planning, although it contains rather little theory and methodology. Nikolay Korablev marked it as to-read Jan 27, Femme Kiers marked it as to-read Jan 31, Only after the fall of the communist regime and, therefore, of heavily centralized state power in Czechoslovakia indid the split of this already federal state become possible in Fourth, the identity of Czech and Slovak was not blurred.

Further, on page 86, ”the Czech reversed cedilla for nasalization” is mentioned.

The Czech Republic was set up as a culmination of the internal disagreements between the Czech and bernare Slovak political elites in Czechoslovakia since its creation. Raffaello Palandri rated it really liked it May 23, However, in the work of Jernudd, Neustupny and Nekvapil, the distinction is understood in a different way: He has written several books for Oxford University Press: It is disappointing that even after pages the author — writing about the building of a theory of language management from the beginning manafement has not gone farther than to prolegomena of a theory.


Chapter 11 focuses on ”Managing languages at bernzrd supranational level” and is the last chapter on a domain — Chapter 12 shifts focus to ”Language managers, language management agencies and academies, and their work. To ask other readers questions about Language Managementplease sign up.

The author also deals with the relationship between language management and domain- specific locations and between language management and domain-specific topics to some extent. Each chapter provides a number of examples of language management from many settings all over the world.

The author defines language management as: For example, in a military domain, an army officer may correct a novice private who addressed him without mentioning his managemeng e.

Chapter 6, ”Language policy in schools,” focuses especially on the school domain participants, types of bilingual education, other language teaching, and several language management tools in schools i. There are no discussion managsment on this book yet. Second, the identification of the split of Hindustani into Hindi and Urdu as similar to a ”renewal” of the identities of Czech and Slovak is equally inadequate.

The following passage from pagesection ”Civil rights”, can be quoted as an example: The author also touches upon the issue of the cultivation of the public use of language.

Language Management by Bernard Spolsky

Lists with This Book. How exactly this influence takes place can only be seen in particular examples of language management, but is not theoretically modelled or described in general terms. Even if you speak only one language, you have choices of dialects and styles. Also discussed are language activists, international organisations, and human rights relative to language, and the book concludes with a review of language managers and management agencies.


Also discussed are language activists, international organisations, and human rights relative to language, and the bernrd concludes with a review of language managers and management agencies. Annetter rated it really liked it Aug 29, Amber added it Oct 06, There were 18, employed, with a projected increase over the next ten years of percent each year. Although the reader is able to induce what can count as language management on the basis of individual examples, it is a paradoxical feature of this book that it does not say much about the nature of language management in general terms.

Chapter 8 focuses on ”Managing military language”, especially on the different language management situation of members of the military hierarchy and on language policy particularly foreign language teaching in several selected spolsly.

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Click here to sign up. This book presents a specific theory of Language policy is all about choices.

Finally, the author criticizes what he calls ”linguicentrism’,’ i. Spolsky focuses especially on the question of which participants understood as ”social roles” in language management are there in a particular domain, and pays attention to the question of the extent to which language management is carried out or influenced by domain-internal or domain-external forces.

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