Essays about: "language as a ground of discrimination"

Found 2 essays containing the words language as a ground of discrimination.

  1. 1. Language as a Ground of Discrimination: Example Swedish Finns A Critical Discourse Analysis of Swedish Minority Politics

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Mänskliga rättigheter

    Author : Kia Salmela; [2022]
    Keywords : language; language as a ground of discrimination; power relations; Critical Discourse Analysis; linguicism; linguistic human rights; human rights; national minority; Swedish Finns; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Language is a protected ground for discrimination internationally, but not in Sweden, although minority politics recognize language as a human right. This thesis focuses on Swedish Finns, one of Sweden's national minorities. READ MORE

  2. 2. Ukrainian Language Policy: The Status of Russian in English Language Medium Ukrainian and Russian Newspapers and in the Linguistic Landscape of Four Regions

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Masterprogram: Språk och språkvetenskap

    Author : Svetlana L'Nyavskiy; [2016]
    Keywords : language policy; corpus-assisted discourse study CADS; Ukraine; Russia; linguistic landscape; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : Following a long-standing sociolinguistic pursuit to investigate language policy through complex non-linear models that analyze historical, structural, political and social processes that produce, contextualize, circulate and negotiate particular ideologies, beliefs and myths about languages and their values through meaning-making activities, this master’s thesis aims to apply an interpretive approach to corpus-assisted discourse analysis and appropriate elements of nexus analysis to an investigation of the status of the Russian in the language policy of Ukraine during the period of 2010 to 2015. Regarding language policies as a complex social phenomenon, this study of Ukrainian monolingual language policy is focused on investigating nexuses involving policymaking, its interpretation by various political players, and implementation aiming to answer the question of how established and circulating discourses mediate, negotiate and regulate relations between Ukrainian and Russian languages. READ MORE