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By Su-Chiao Chen (auth.), Nancy H. Hornberger, David Corson (eds.)

ENCYCLOPEDIA OF LANGUAGE AND schooling this is often certainly one of 8 volumes of the Encyclopedia of Language and Educa­ tion released by means of Kluwer educational. The booklet of this paintings signs the adulthood of the sphere of 'language and schooling' as a global and interdisciplinary box of value and unity. those volumes ascertain that 'language and schooling' is way greater than the look after of any unmarried self-discipline. In designing those volumes, we've attempted to recog­ nise the variety of the sector in our collection of members and in our collection of themes. The participants come from each continent and from greater than forty international locations. Their studies speak about language and schooling matters affecting each nation on the planet. we've additionally attempted to know the various interdisciplinary nature of 'language and schooling' within the number of the editorial group of workers them­ selves. the main educational pursuits of the amount editors be sure this. As primary quantity editor for quantity 1, Ruth Wodak has pursuits in serious linguistics, sociology of language, and language coverage. For Vol­ ume 2, Viv Edwards has pursuits in coverage and perform in multilingual study rooms and the sociology of language. For quantity three, Bronwyn Davies has pursuits within the social psychology of language, the sociology of lan­ guage, and interdisciplinary reports. For quantity four, Richard Tucker has pursuits in language concept, utilized linguistics, and the implementation and assessment of cutting edge language schooling programs.

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A. ), Advances in Language Planning, Mouton, The Hague, 49-67. : 1993/94, 'Concluding thoughts: Language planning issues for the coming decade', Annual Review of Applied Linguistics 14 [Special issue on Language Policy and Planning], 277-286. ROBERT YOUNG SOCIAL SCIENCE THEORY IN RESEARCHING LANGUAGE AND EDUCATION Researching language and education is researching meaning and learning. The theory of meaning and learning employed affects both the method and the outcome of studies of language and education.

Again, fortunately, it appears possible for many writers to draw on sceptical insights without absolutising them, and so, at the very least, provide a counterpoint to simpler optimisms. , 1995). METHODOLOGICAL CORRELATES The research problems that it is possible to tackle are conditioned by the theoretical perspective adopted by the researcher. Conservative theories are generally concerned with problems of the preservation of meaning and the avoidance of misunderstandings, liberal theories with the growth of new understanding through dialogue, radical theories with the subversion of dominant understandings and the ideology of the liberal, self-directing subject, and critical-pragmatic theories with the solution of historical and biographical problems through democratic adaptation.

16 S ERAN DOGAN<;A Y -AKTUN A In his later work Haugen integrated Kloss' (1969) distinction between status and corpus planning as the two foci of LP (see the review by Fettes in Volume 1), Ferguson's (1968) notions of graphization, grammatication and lexication as procedures for developing a standard language out of a vernacular, and Neustupny's (1974) differentiation between policy and cultivation approaches for the treatment of language problems, to elaborate his model (see Haugen, 1983, p. 275).

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