Language, Education and Society

Language, Education and Society

by B H Krishnamurti
     
 

ISBN-10: 0761992413

ISBN-13: 9780761992417

Pub. Date: 11/24/1998

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Bringing together the most influential writings of one of India's most eminent linguists, this book demonstrates numerous pioneering methodologies for lexicography and the study of dialects.

Among the issues covered are: the regional and social dialectology of Telugu, a major Indian language; standardization, modernization, status and corpus planning of the

Overview

Bringing together the most influential writings of one of India's most eminent linguists, this book demonstrates numerous pioneering methodologies for lexicography and the study of dialects.

Among the issues covered are: the regional and social dialectology of Telugu, a major Indian language; standardization, modernization, status and corpus planning of the major regional languages of India; and Indian government policy on the medium of instruction and the consequent status of Indian languages vis-[gr]a-vis English.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761992417
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
11/24/1998
Series:
Language and Development Series, #7
Pages:
328
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 8.66(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
PART ONE: LANGUAGE VARIATION (REGIONAL AND SOCIAL) AND DIALECTOLOGY
A Survey of Telugu Dialect Vocabulary
Bilingualism and Social Dialects in Telugu
A Survey of Telugu Dialect Vocabulary Used in Native Occupations
PART TWO: LANGUAGE POLICY, PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT
Problems of Language Standardization in India
Language Planning and Development
The Case of Telugu
Spelling Pronunciation in Indian English
A Controversy of Styles in Education in Telugu
Modernization of South Indian Languages
Lexical Innovations in Newspaper Language
Official Language Policies
The Eighth Schedule of the Constitution of India
PART THREE: LANGUAGE IN EDUCATION
Telugu Medium in Higher Education
Language in School Education in India
Literacy Models in Developing Multilingual Nations
The Regional Language vs. English as Instructional Medium in Higher Education
The Indian Dilemma

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