Essays about: "language policy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 124 essays containing the words language policy.

  1. 1. ‘We have updated our privacy policy’ - An analysis of the suitability of Privacy Policies, as End User License Agreements, to provide transparency as required in the General Data Protection Regulation

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Sofia Eriksson; [2019-02-14]
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    Abstract : The General Data Protection Regulation presents transparency as a tool for data subjects to become informed and in control of their privacy through their personal information. Within this thesis the possibility of providing transparency for data subjects, as required within GDPR, is questioned based on the suitability of using privacy policies formed as End User License Agreements (EULAs) as the tool providing transparency. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Perpetual Colonial Situation: Language and Dominance in Taiwan

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Tsung-Ting Chen; [2019-02-04]
    Keywords : language policy; colonialism; Hoklo; Mandarin; sociology; habitus; field; capital; Taiwan; China;

    Abstract : In Taiwan today, 96% of the population speaks Mandarin. Yet, Mandarin speakers were rare, if not totally absent, on the island before 1945. 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. 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

  5. 5. Multilingualism in the English classroom - Positive and challenging aspects of using students first language as a tool in foreign language education

    University essay from Örebro universitet/Institutionen för humaniora, utbildnings- och samhällsvetenskap

    Author : Frida Dahlin; [2019]
    Keywords : English as a foreign language; EFL; multilingualism; translanguaging;

    Abstract : Due to an increasing number of students in the Swedish schools who has another first language than Swedish, multilingualism is now a feature all teachers must consider – and language teachers in particular. While multilingualism previously was believed to cause intellectual disabilities, more current research has showed the benefits of being proficient in several languages. READ MORE