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Hatoss, Aniko – Australian Review of Applied Linguistics, 2012
While most language-planning and policy (LPP) studies have focussed on language decisions made by government bodies, in recent years there has been an increased interest in micro-level language planning in immigrant contexts. Few studies, however, have used this framework to retrospectively examine the planning decisions of religious institutions,…
Descriptors: Language Planning, Family Involvement, Ideology, Foreign Countries
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McKay, Graham – Australian Review of Applied Linguistics, 2011
The use of Indigenous languages has been declining over the period of non-Aboriginal settlement in Australia as a result of repressive policies, both explicit and implicit. The National Policy on Languages (Lo Bianco, 1987) was the high point of language policy in Australia, given its national scope and status and its attempt to encompass all…
Descriptors: National Curriculum, Language Planning, Language Attitudes, Bilingual Education
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Ting, Su-Hie; Mahadhir, Mahanita – Australian Review of Applied Linguistics, 2009
This preliminary study examines the languages used by parents with their children in Malay, Chinese Foochow and Indian Tamil families to find out how the similarity or dissimilarity in parents' ethnic language influenced the choice of language transmitted to children and how far standard languages have permeated the family domain in Kuching City…
Descriptors: Ethnicity, Foreign Countries, Mandarin Chinese, Educational Background
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Barkhuizen, Gary; Knoch, Ute – Australian Review of Applied Linguistics, 2006
This article reports on a study which investigated the language lives of Afrikaans-speaking South African immigrants in New Zealand. Particularly, it focuses on their awareness of and attitudes to language policy in both South Africa and New Zealand, and how these influence their own and their family's language practices. Narrative interviews with…
Descriptors: Language Planning, Speech Communication, Language Attitudes, Official Languages
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Pauwels, Anne; Winter, Joanne – Australian Review of Applied Linguistics, 2004
The concurrent trends of globalisation and "indigenisation" affecting the English language (varieties) around the world pose some interesting questions for language planning and reform issues (e.g. Phillipson, 1992; Pennycook, 1994; Crystal, 1997). With this project we examine the impact of these competing trends on "corpus…
Descriptors: Language Usage, Language Planning, Form Classes (Languages), Foreign Countries
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Liddicoat, Anthony – Australian Review of Applied Linguistics, 1993
Factors responsible for the language policy of the Catholic Church include the need for uniformity and integrity of doctrine and the need for the worshipping community to have access to the meaning of the words of the liturgy. At times, liturgical theology and political needs of the church have promoted the need for uniformity over the need for…
Descriptors: Catholics, Churches, Language Planning, Language Role