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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For example, in a military domain, an army officer may correct a novice private who addressed him without mentioning his rank e.

Language Management

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Later, inthis state transformed into a federation of two national republics Czech and Slovakwhich lasted until To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

On the other hand, detailed information on language management from many settings around the world makes managemeht most of the content and the book is not demanding in terms of lanhuage concepts used; therefore, it could be welcomed by secondary school and undergraduate students interested in how language and language use are regulated in various parts of the world.

To ask other readers questions about Language Managementplease sign up. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Chapter 5, ”Managing public linguistic space,” deals with several sub-domains he considers closely related, in particular, public signage managemetn linguistic landscapeprinted media, and telecommunications.

Concerning the domain concept which is fundamental for the book, the author treats the domains he selected as universal.

Each chapter provides a number of examples of language management from many settings all over the world. These and other pieces of incorrect information show that the author of the book has berard treated his data and sources carefully.


Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Frida Andreasson rated it liked it Dec 10, No trivia or quizzes yet. He has written several books for Oxford University Press: Spolsky’s conception of language management can be contrasted to another conception, namely, the one by Bjorn H. Preview — Language Management by Bernard Spolsky. To illustrate this, we can quote the following passage: Want to Read saving….

Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Little space is left for discussion and theoretical considerations.

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Many examples in the book itself show how economic factors are important and, in many cases, crucial for language management. However, the author must have confused Czech with Polish, where, unlike in Czech, this diacritic sign and nasalized vowels benrard. Just as independence in India and the division from Pakistan had led to the splitting of Hindustani into Hindi and Urdu, so did the splitting of Czechoslovakia produce a renewal of separate identities for Czech and Slovak The same law added that in the Czech lands ”the administration should, as a rule, take place in Czech, and in Slovakia, as a rule, in Slovak” Law No.

Helen Kennedy added it May 18, Account Options Sign in. Bernafd example, the author suggests, without providing arguments, that corpus planning be ”perhaps better labelled with the Prague School term ‘cultivation’ Prague School ” p.

Raffaello Palandri rated it really liked it May 23, Current Issues and Research. The Czech Republic was set up as a culmination of the internal disagreements between the Czech and the Slovak political elites in Czechoslovakia since its creation.

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. Haneen Qaralleh rated it really liked it Oct 06, This also means that simple language management can take place in any domain, however complex the domain may be Spolsky excludes simple language management from his description of domains. However, the information on the settings and events I happen to be familiar with contain many factual errors.


The definitions resemble definitions of ”language planning” cf.

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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 soplsky several selected armies.

Chapter 4 ”Language management in the workplace: Cambridge University Press Amazon. Enas rated it it was amazing Jul bednard, Some of these choices are the result of management, reflecting conscious and explicit efforts by language Finally, the author criticizes what he calls ”linguicentrism’,’ i.

My library Help Advanced Book Search. If you are bilingual or plurilingual, you have to choose which language to use.

Sections usually end with the final example in the sequence. CooperKaplan and Baldauf For example, language cultivation in their understanding does not include the selection of script, which is also considered corpus planning e. If you are bilingual or plurilingual, you have to choose which language to use. The author expresses a sceptical view on the possibility of language management to make a positive contribution to the world society in spoksky.