Essays about: "language policy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 132 essays containing the words language policy.

  1. 1. LANGUAGE WORK AT A SWEDISH MULTINATIONAL Employees’ Perceptions of Language Management and Policy

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Katarina Honkanen; [2019-09-25]
    Keywords : Language management; Standardisation; Needs analysis; Writing guidelines;

    Abstract : This study investigates language workers’ perceptions of the implementation and possible outcomes of new guidelines aimed to increase consistency in communication. A needs analysis establishes both present and target levels of consistency in the company’s written communication. READ MORE

  2. 2. ‘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

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. 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