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Language Status in the Post-Cold-War Era
Language: en
Pages: 152
Authors: Kurt E. Müller, Humphrey Tonkin
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996 - Publisher: Papers of the Center for Resea

The fall of the Berlin Wall and its repercussions in international organizations has led to changes in the relative status of various languages used in international fora and even to changes within languages such as Russian. Despite the ever-increasing prevalence of English and changes in the use of other languages--perhaps
The Foreign Language Educator in Society
Language: en
Pages: 200
Authors: Timothy G. Reagan, Terry A. Osborn
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001-12-01 - Publisher: Routledge

This text brings together two significant domains of educational practice: foreign language education and critical pedagogy--linking them in a way that can help foreign language educators develop a critical awareness of the nature, purposes, and challenges facing foreign language pedagogy. Unique among texts in the field, this is the first
Politics of Language in the Ex-Soviet Muslim States
Language: en
Pages: 260
Authors: Jacob M. Landau, Yaʿaqov M. Landau, Barbara Kellner-Heinkele
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001 - Publisher: C. HURST & CO. PUBLISHERS

The subject of this particular book is of great interest today for three major reasons: first, the six republics of Central Asia, strongly shaped by Turkic languages (Tajik is a variety of Persian, but Turkic influence is still there). and Islam, are relatively unknown; secondly, their respective language policies, which
The Position of the German Language in the World
Language: en
Pages: 646
Authors: Ulrich Ammon
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-08-08 - Publisher: Routledge

The Position of the German Language in the World focuses on the global position of German and the factors which work towards sustaining its use and utility for international communication. From the perspective of the global language constellation, the detailed data analysis of this substantial research project depicts German as
Language, Education, and Ideology
Language: en
Pages: 199
Authors: Timothy G. Reagan
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002 - Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

Provides a comprehensive introduction to critical language awareness and critical language pedagogy for educators and future educators in virtually all subject areas and at all levels.