Title

Language Prescription :Values, Ideologies and Identity

Keywords

language planning, language variation, prescriptive discourse, linguistic descriptivism, linguistic prescriptivism, language descriptivism, sociolinguistics, standardization of languages, language evaluation, language prescriptivism

Abstract

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

Document Type

Other

Publication Date

2020

Publisher

Multilingual Matters

Language

English

College

Humanities

Department

Linguistics

University Standing at Time of Publication

Assistant Professor

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