Language Prescription :Values, Ideologies and Identity
language planning, language variation, prescriptive discourse, linguistic descriptivism, linguistic prescriptivism, language descriptivism, sociolinguistics, standardization of languages, language evaluation, language prescriptivism
Investigates whether we can make assumptions about people’s values from their attitudes towards one social phenomena
This book is a detailed examination of social connections to language evaluation with a specific focus on the values associated with both prescriptivism and descriptivism. The chapters, written by authors from many different linguistic and national backgrounds, use a variety of approaches and methods to discuss values in linguistic prescriptivism.
Original Publication Citation
Chapman, Don and Rawlins, Jacob D.. Language Prescription: Values, Ideologies and Identity, Bristol, Blue Ridge Summit: Multilingual Matters, 2020. https://doi.org/10.21832/9781788928380
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
Rawlins, Jacob D. and Chapman, Don, "Language Prescription :Values, Ideologies and Identity" (2020). Faculty Publications. 6336.
© 2020 Don Chapman, Jacob D. Rawlins and the authors of individual chapters
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