L'Academie francaise and Anglophone language ideologies

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dc.contributor.author Estival, D
dc.contributor.author Pennycook, AD
dc.date.accessioned 2012-10-12T03:35:37Z
dc.date.issued 2011-01
dc.identifier.citation Language Policy, 2011, 2011 pp. 325 - 341
dc.identifier.issn 1568-4555
dc.identifier.other C1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/19043
dc.description.abstract The notion in popular linguistic discourse that French suffers from a narrow and prescriptive tradition of language policing, with the Académie Française (AF) as the central player, is frequently contrasted with an image of English as a democratic, borrowing language, better suited to its global role. This misrepresents the role of the AF in the regulation of French while overlooking the role of language ideologies, most evident in the two great dictionary projects (OED and DAF). This paper examines the actual role of the AF and other institutions in French language policy. Exploring popular linguistic representations of the AF and reiterated discourses about the relative numbers of words in English and French, we emphasize the dangers for language policy generally of reinforcing triumphalist views about English.
dc.publisher Springer
dc.relation.isbasedon 10.1007/s10993-011-9215-6
dc.title L'Academie francaise and Anglophone language ideologies
dc.type Journal Article
dc.description.version Published
dc.parent Language Policy
dc.journal.volume 2011
dc.journal.number en_US
dc.publocation Netherlands en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 325 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 341 en_US
dc.cauo.name FASS.Education Group en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 2004 Linguistics
dc.for 2003 Language Studies
dc.personcode 990354
dc.percentage 50 en_US
dc.classification.name Language Studies en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
dc.custom en_US
dc.date.activity en_US
dc.location.activity en_US
dc.description.keywords Academie Francaise ? Language ideology ? Dictionaries ? Popular linguistic discourse ? Images of English en_US
dc.description.keywords Social Sciences
dc.description.keywords Management
dc.description.keywords Business & Economics
dc.description.keywords MANAGEMENT
dc.description.keywords Australia
dc.description.keywords Public sector organizations
dc.description.keywords Change management
dc.description.keywords Collaboration
dc.description.keywords Network
dc.description.keywords Leadership
dc.description.keywords GROUNDED THEORY
dc.description.keywords SERVICES
dc.description.keywords MODEL
dc.description.keywords WORK
dc.description.keywords Académie Française Language ideology Dictionaries Popular linguistic discourse Images of English
dc.description.keywords Académie Française Language ideology Dictionaries Popular linguistic discourse Images of English
dc.description.keywords Académie Française Language ideology Dictionaries Popular linguistic discourse Images of English
dc.description.keywords Académie Française Language ideology Dictionaries Popular linguistic discourse Images of English
pubs.embargo.period Not known
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Strength - Research in Learning and Change


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