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Title: Motivation in Language Planning and Language Policy
Written By: Dennis Ernest Ager
Series Title: Multilingual Matters 119
Description:

The aim of this book is to investigate motives for action on language. Seven seem to recur: identity, insecurity, ideology, image, inequality, integration and instrumentality. The author relates those to wider issues of personal and social motivation, discussing the language strategies, plans and policies of a number of individuals, communities and states.

Publication Year: 2001
Publisher: Multilingual Matters
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
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ISBN: 1853595292
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Pages: 210
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Pages: 210
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