Essays about: "Language Policy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 119 essays containing the words Language Policy.

  1. 1. You're in Sweden, Speak... Experiences of Language Policy and Integration In the Multilingual Global City: A Case Study of Sweden

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Adèle Cain; [2019]
    Keywords : multilingualism; global city; language discrimination; racism; Sweden; integration;

    Abstract : Increased global migration coupled with the rise of the Global City invites an evaluation of language policy for the multilingual city, all the more pressing at a time of resurgent nationalism across the continent. The study evaluates Sweden, host to some of the most extensive pluralistic language protections in Europe, from accounts of those relying on non-Swedish languages within Sweden, observational fieldwork, case study and policy review. READ MORE

  2. 2. Multi-Label Text Classification with Transfer Learning for Policy Documents : The Case of the Sustainable Development Goals

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för lingvistik och filologi

    Author : Samuel Rodríguez Medina; [2019]
    Keywords : machine learning; deep neural networks; transfer learning; text classification; sustainable development goals; sdgs;

    Abstract : We created and analyzed a text classification dataset from freely-available web documents from the United Nation's Sustainable Development Goals. We then used it to train and compare different multi-label text classifiers with the aim of exploring the alternatives for methods that facilitate the search of information of this type of documents. READ MORE

  3. 3. Comparative Critical Discourse Analysis of CNN and Fox News Headlines: A Case of Immigration Detention in the US

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Catalina Maruri Ramos; [2019]
    Keywords : Critical discourse analysis; immigration detention; representation; headlines; reference strategies; transitivity; news media; political ideology.;

    Abstract : Immigration policies and border control in the US were hardened significantly more ever since the new government’s immigration executive order in 2017. A series of massive raids and immigrant detentions were carried out which got the attention of both human rights activists and the news media. READ MORE

  4. 4. Retaining or losing the conceptual metaphor : A study on institutional translation of metaphors in political discourse from English into Swedish and Spanish

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Tolk- och översättarinstitutet

    Author : Ingrid Eriksson; [2019]
    Keywords : cognitive linguistics; conceptual metaphor theory; conceptual metaphor; metaphor; institutional translation; European Commission; migration; political discourse; kognitiv lingvistik; konceptuell metaforteori; konceptuell metafor; metafor; institutionell översättning; Europeiska kommissionen; migration; politisk diskurs;

    Abstract : The translation of metaphors has been analyzed and discussed for several decades, but there are not many multilingual studies that examine how metaphors are translated. The present study takes a cognitive approach to metaphor and investigates how translators at the European Commission handle metaphorical expressions and the underlying conceptual metaphors in political discourse. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Aragonese resistance : A qualitative study on the attitudes and motivations of new speakers of an endangered language in Zaragoza

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för lingvistik och filologi

    Author : Erik Fau Blimming; [2019]
    Keywords : linguistics; sociolinguistics; aragonese; languages; minority; endangered; revitalization;

    Abstract : While the number of Aragonese speakers is in steady decline in the rural areas of Spain where it was traditionally spoken, the efforts of grassroots movements since the end of Franco’s dictatorship in 1975 have contributed to create a community of new speakers in Aragon’s largest cities, mostly thanks to courses for adults organized by cultural associations. The capital, Zaragoza, which has been practically monolingual for centuries, after Spanish became the language of power and prestige in the 15th century, is now home to several thousand Aragonese speakers. READ MORE