Essays about: "language policy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 148 essays containing the words language policy.

  1. 1. OUT WITH THE NEW, IN WITH THE OLD. A study on Western loanwords in Japanese newspapers and the recommendations provided by the National Institute of Japanese Language and Linguistics

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Richard Novenius; [2020-06-16]
    Keywords : japanska; gairaigo; loanwords; language policy; newspaper;

    Abstract : With the current influx of Western loanwords, also called gairaigo, into the Japanese language, many Japanese citizens fear that the spirit of the language is disappearing. Nevertheless, borrowing words from foreign languages has historically been and still is an important part in the development of the Japanese language. READ MORE

  2. 2. France at war - Hollande’s securitization of terrorism after the 2015 attacks and the reaction of the French public

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Alexandre Hjorth Gernigon; [2020]
    Keywords : Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : As terrorism after the 9/11 attacks has emerged as one of the most important threats to international security, the political discourse used by world leaders regarding the topic is becoming more and more essential to study. One way to do this is by using securitization theory, which helps us understand how something becomes a security issue, and how security threats are socially constructed through the use of language. READ MORE

  3. 3. Language requirements for Swedish citizenship : Adult language learners' attitudes towards the Swedish language test for immigrants

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Centrum för tvåspråkighetsforskning

    Author : Fredrik Johnsson; [2020]
    Keywords : Language tests; attitudes; investment; ideologies; capital; identity; participatory parity; linguistic citizenship.;

    Abstract : In line with the global trend of increased language requirements for naturalization, the Swedish government decided in 2019 to introduce a language test for citizenship. Drawing on Norton Peirce’s (1995) notion of investment and Fraser’s (2000) definition of participatory parity, this study investigates adult second language learners’ attitudes towards the test and analyzes how investment in language learning and perception of possibilities for participatory parity influence their views. READ MORE

  4. 4. Exploring Discourses on Prison Education. A comparative analysis of prison education policies of the UK, Norway and Ireland

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik och didaktik

    Author : Kiki Maleika Qiu; [2020]
    Keywords : prison education; policy; critical pedagogy; critical adult education; neoliberalism; critical discourse analysis; United Kingdom; Norway; Ireland;

    Abstract : Prisoners constitute one of the most marginalized groups of society and prison education as a field remains under-researched and under-theorized (Szifris et al., 2018). Regarding European policy documentation it “has been surprisingly invisible” (Czerniawski, 2016, p. 202). READ MORE

  5. 5. The perspectives and experiences of Somali immigrants to Sweden in relation to integration

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Muktar Muhumed Ismael; [2020]
    Keywords : Somali immigrants; integration; employment; education; social bonds; social bridges; social links; language; immigration;

    Abstract : It is to be recalled that sucesfull social integration between the immigrants and the host community could have a positive impact on improving the development and resilience of society. It contributes to the advancement of sustainable development by creating better socio-economic interconnectedness, mutual trust & cultural tolerance. READ MORE