Essays about: "Sapir-Whorf"

Found 3 essays containing the word Sapir-Whorf.

  1. 1. Sex, communism, and dangerous red things - On the semantics of the Hungarian words piros and vörös

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Allmän språkvetenskap

    Author : Jessica Presits; [2017]
    Keywords : linguistics; colour semantics; basic colour terms; linguistic relativity; Sapir-Whorf hypothesis; piros; vörös; Hungarian; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : The topic of Basic Colour Terms (BCT) and their proposed universality has long been a source of debate within linguistics. Whether colour terms (as symbols) fill lexical gaps of presumed universal colour categories (as senses) or not is relevant for the debate regarding linguistic relativity: the hypothesis about the influence of language on the way we think. READ MORE

  2. 2. REVITALIZING LINGUISTIC RELATIVITY: Pedagogical Implications in language teaching.

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Sektionen för lärarutbildning (LUT)

    Author : Ashley Blackmore; [2012]
    Keywords : linguistic determinism; linguistic relativity; Sapir-Whorf; language and thought; upper-secondary school;

    Abstract : The linguistic relativity hypothesis (LRH), otherwise known as the Sapir-Whorf Hypothesis (SWH), has been passionately debated over the last 60 years. It has undergone a renewed upsurge in scientific, anthropological and social interest. READ MORE

  3. 3. Cultural collisions in social work – The case of Aboriginal clients in Australia

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Socialhögskolan

    Author : Sara Lundberg; [2010]
    Keywords : Australiskt socialt arbete; urbefolkning; aboriginer; literature review; Australian social work; Aboriginal; indigenous; litteraturstudie; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Problems in social work with aboriginal clients in Australia are analysed in this thesis. The cultural collision between Western social workers and aboriginal clients is interpreted as the result of poor insight into the culturally determined worldview, the value system, norms and conceptions held by many aboriginal clients. READ MORE